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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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At least 29 die, dozens injured in South Korean building fire

Los Angeles Times - 21 Dec 2017
The fire is perhaps the largest mass-casualty event in South Korea since the sinking of the Sewol ferry in 2014. More than 300 people, many of them high school students, were killed when the vessel capsized en route from Incheon to Jeju Island. The ...
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North Korea's 'army of beauties' set to invade South

CTV News - 13 Jan 2018
The cheerleaders made their first appearance at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, hitting the headlines when nearly 300 of them arrived on a ferry dressed in colourful hanboks -- traditional Korean dresses -- and waving so-called unification flags, a pale ...
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Property prices flat despite green light on Dala Bridge project

Myanmar Times - 18 Jan 2018
Currently, most people travel to and from downtown Yangon and Dala by boat or ferry. “So, land prices around Dala should increase to some extent if the basic amenities are available,” Daw Moh Moh Aung said. Real estate agents are surprised by the lack ...
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South Korea Raises Ferry That Sank in 2014 Disaster

New York Times - 23 Mar 2017
The investigation of the sinking has exposed numerous loopholes in safety standards in South Korea. The Sewol's operator, Chonghaejin Marine, routinely overloaded the ship with poorly secured cargo, including on the ferry's final voyage. Inspectors ...
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Convivial Counselor Bill Fleming Of East Hampton Dies At 69 - 16 Jan 2018
He joined the Army's team handball squad—a relatively obscure sport in the U.S., but his favorite, his wife said—and was not sent to Vietnam. The team was destined to represent the U.S.A. in the ill-fated 1972 Olympics in Munich, but Mr. Fleming was ...
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South Korea ferry disaster: Sewol remains 'not human'

BBC News - 28 Mar 2017
Remains found on the raised Sewol ferry that were thought to come from one of the disaster's missing victims are from animals, South Korean officials say. The National Forensic Service conducted tests and confirmed them as animal bone fragments, the ...
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South Korea begins operations to recover sunken Sewol ferry

CNN - 22 Mar 2017
(CNN) Efforts have begun to recover the Sewol ferry from the sea off South Korea, three years after it sank killing 304 people, mostly students. The long delay in recovering the vessel has angered victims' families, many of whom gathered on boats to ...
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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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Dead student from sunken South Korea ferry identified

Rappler - 25 May 2017
SEWOL REMAINS. This handout photo provided and taken on March 23, 2017 by Hankook Ilbo shows workers checking on the surface of the damaged Sewol ferry between two barges during a salvage operation to bring the sunken ship back to surface, at sea off ...
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South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry finally reaches port

The Straits Times - 31 Mar 2017
This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Drone footage shows an aerial view of the salvaged South Korean ferry that sunk three years ago, killing more than 300 people, as it is brought ...
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South Korea boat collision leaves 13 dead

BBC News - 03 Dec 2017
"There's no specific problem related to weather conditions, sailing reports or other (pre-departure) preparations," a coast guard official told reporters. "We are investigating how the accident happened." Cold water temperatures may also have ...
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More bones recovered from sunken South Korean ferry - 13 May 2017
More suspected human bones have been recovered from South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry, part of a search that began when the ship was salvaged in March. The 6,800-tonne vessel sank off the country's southwestern coast three years ago, claiming more than ...
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Dead student's remains found on sunken S. Korea ferry

ABS-CBN News - 19 May 2017
Maritime police search for missing passengers in front of the South Korean ferry ''Sewol'' which sank at the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014. Kim Hong-Ji, Reuters/File Photo. SEOUL, South Korea - A set of human remains retrieved from the salvaged Sewol ...

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