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Get caught up with developments in the South Korea ferry disaster

CNN International - 16 Apr 2014
(CNN) -- The effort to find nearly 280 people who remain missing in South Korea's ferry disaster is now in its third day. The Sewol suddenly started listing, took on water and capsized over a two-hour period Wednesday. Here's what you need to know to ...
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Sewol ferry's teacher victim laid to rest

The Korea Herald - 11 Nov 2017
Of the 476 passengers aboard, 295 -- mostly students of Danwon High School in Ansan, south of Seoul -- died, with nine others, including Ko, missing at that time. After the sunken ferry was hoisted from the sea early this year, the remains of Ko and ...
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Is South Korea Prepared For Earthquakes?

Korea Exposé - 16 Nov 2017
Most of those lost were high school students who were initially told by the crew to remain in their cabins instead of preparing to flee the sinking ferry. The 5.4 earthquake in the city of Pohang on Nov. 15 was the second largest case since South Korea ...
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Today in Korean history

Yonhap News - 19 Nov 2017
2012 -- South Korea, China and Japan announce the start of trilateral free trade talks aimed at boosting commercial transactions in the Northeast Asian region. 2014 -- The Gwangju District Court sentences the head of the sunken ferry Sewol operator to ...
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Memorial service held for 5 missing victims of ferry sinking

Korea Times - 18 Nov 2017
The ceremony for the missing victims including two high school students and a teacher was held at a port in Mokpo, some 410 kilometer south of Seoul, where the hull of the suken Sewol ferry sits after being retrieved from the sea earlier this year.
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South Korea Raises Ferry That Sank in 2014 Disaster

New York Times - 23 Mar 2017
SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing more than 300 people — most of them teenagers on a school trip — was raised to the surface on Thursday. It was an emotional moment for families who are still looking ...
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A Small Victory for South Korea's Disability Rights

Korea Exposé - 03 Nov 2017
Activists, fighting for the rights of disabled people, have been protesting in Gwanghwamun station for five years. (Haeryun Kang/Korea Exposé). The Sewol ferry sank on Apr. 16, 2014, killing over 300 people, mostly students from a high school in Ansan.
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South Korea begins operations to recover sunken Sewol ferry

CNN - 22 Mar 2017
The passenger ferry sank off the southwest Korean coast on April 16, 2014. As the country watched live broadcasts in horror, more than 300 passengers -- most of them high school students on a field trip to the holiday island of Jeju -- drowned.
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Another set of remains found in raised Sewol ferry

CNN - 22 May 2017
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) Remains that appear to belong to a human were found in the wreckage of the Sewol ferry Monday, an official from South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries told CNN. The ferry sunk more than three years ago, killing 304 ...
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Veteran's Day at Minneola Elementary Charter School

The Clermont News Leader - 19 Nov 2017
When the Korean War came along, Domenic was drafted into the army and trained on the amphibious ducks that were used to ferry troops on and off transport ships. After a while his two younger brothers were also serving in Korea. That was when what is ...

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