Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:04
Describing the ferry disaster as `akin to murder`, South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday condemned the action of the crew members of the ship which capsized and sank off the country`s south-western coast last week, a BBC report said.
Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 00:30
The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released on Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300.
Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:38
The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and two other crew members were issued arrest warrant by a court on Friday, as per CNN reports.
Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 14:57
A high school vice principal rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry that sank with hundreds of his students on board was found dead Friday, in what media reports said was an apparent suicide.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 21:29
Emotions boiled over on Thursday in the frantic search for 300 people -- mostly schoolchildren -- missing from a capsized South Korean ferry, with angry parents confronting President Park Geun-Hye as prospects dwindled of finding survivors.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 14:15
The development comes in the wake of a high-level panel's meeting last month. The committee was formed to address issues impeding mega projects in the steel sector.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:26
In response to North Korean shells from a live-fire drill that landed in disputed maritime border, South Korea on Monday swiftly fired artillery shells into the former`s waters.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 21:21
A South Korean missionary arrested in North Korea in October told a news conference staged in Pyongyang on Thursday that he had been working for South Korean intelligence.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 12:05
A South Korean missionary arrested in North Korea in October said Thursday he had sought to establish underground churches while operating under the orders of South Korea`s intelligence agency.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 15:28
South Korea and Australia signed Sunday a currency swap deal worth USD 4.5 billion, Seoul`s central bank said, in a move to boost trades and help curb currency swings.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 07:17
France Monday condemned the terrorist attack on a tourist bus in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula, which killed four people, including three South Korean tourists Sunday.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 21:50
A bomb tore through a bus carrying South Korean sightseers near an Egyptian border crossing with Israel on Sunday, killing three tourists and the Egyptian driver, a senior official said.
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