Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022



China group to salvage South Korea's sunken ferry

August 04, 2015 1:24 pm

South Korea formally approved plans to salvage the Sewol in April, after demands from the victims' families who staged protests in the capital Seoul for months.

South Korea approve plans to salvage sunken ferry

April 22, 2015 9:14 am

Critics are skeptical that salvaging the ship will provide new revelations and find the missing.

South Korea ferry captain gets 36 years in prison; says didn't know his action would lead to so many deaths

November 11, 2014 2:47 pm

The widely vilified Lee could have received a death sentence for the homicide charges.

S. Korea police raid church in ferry owner search

June 11, 2014 3:44 pm

Authorities believe the businessman, Yoo Byung-eun, owns the ship and that his alleged corruption may have contributed to the sinking.

South Korean ferry crew face hostile crowd, judges

June 10, 2014 7:08 pm

As the crew members stood with bowed heads, families of the victims struggled to contain their fury.

S Korea premier demands seizure of ferry family head's fortune

May 20, 2014 6:50 pm

Prosecutors asked for a court-issued arrest warrant after billionaire businessman Yoo Byung-Eun failed to heed an official summons.

Search for missing ferry passengers put on hold

May 10, 2014 7:44 pm

More than three weeks after the ferry sank, 29 passengers remain missing, 275 bodies recovered so far, most of them high school students.

Divers retrieve two more bodies in S Korea ferry disaster

May 10, 2014 7:29 pm

Bodies were found late on Saturday in the inverted, submerged ship, bringing the confirmed death toll from the April 16 disaster to 275.

Will complete ferry search by Saturday: S Korean PM

May 07, 2014 2:41 pm

15 crew members involved in the ferry's navigation have been arrested, accused of negligence and failing to protect passengers.

South Korean diver dies in ferry search operation

May 06, 2014 9:35 am

Diver was unable to breathe by himself when he was brought to the surface, and his death was later confirmed at a hospital.