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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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PAL expects Kalibo-Boracay ferry service to boost tourism - 23 Oct 2018
MME earlier secured a green light from the Board of Investments as a domestic shipping operator of high-speed passenger ship with a project cost of P602 million to service the Kalibo-Boracay route. Boracay is popular with Chinese and South Korean ...
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Busan film festival seeks healing after ferry disaster ruckus

South China Morning Post - 02 Oct 2018
The Busan International Film Festival hopes to draw a line under its role in a bitter row over the sinking of the Sewol ferry – one of South Korea's deadliest ever disasters – which divided and traumatised the nation. “This edition of the festival is a ...
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Lucio Tan group sets launch of Boracay ferry service - 22 Oct 2018
Boracay is popular with Chinese and South Korean visitors, which are the largest markets for the Philippine tourism industry. PAL's parent firm, PAL Holdings Inc., posted a total comprehensive loss of P444.78 million in the first six months, up 59 ...
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Trump's new trade deal with South Korea, explained

Vox - 24 Sep 2018
President Donald Trump just signed his first trade deal. At a meeting in New York on Monday, Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in signed a revised version of the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement, known as KORUS. ...
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The Dealmaker

The New Republic - 22 Oct 2018
During a cabinet meeting in late April, Moon Jae-in, South Korea's current president, half-casually remarked, “It's President Trump who should receive the Nobel Prize. We only need to ...
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A case study in what makes a leader's support collapse

CNN - 25 Sep 2018
Though it's difficult to say how much a role these two factors played, there was certainly some nostalgia among her supporters for the "Miracle on the Han" and the miracle of the Han -- the former being the period of growth that carried South Korea ...
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Scrubbers boost Wärtsilä's marine solutions orderbook

Seatrade Maritime News - 23 Oct 2018
“Ordering activity was particularly strong in the cruise and ferry segment, which represented 30% of the third quarter order intake. The conventional merchant segment's share was 22%, while the gas carrier segment accounted for 10%.” For its joint ...
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South Korean ferry set upright four years after tragedy

USA TODAY - 11 May 2018
Relatives of Sewol ferry victims watch as the salvaged ferry is lifted from its side to an upright position at a port in Mokpo, South Korea, on May 10, 2018. The ferry sunk off the southwestern coast on April 16, 2014, killing 304 people on board, most ...
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South Korean Coast Guard: 163 Rescued After Ferry Hit Rock

Voice of America - 25 Mar 2018
Another coast guard official, from the nearby port of Mokpo, said his department planned to question the ferry's captain and crew members to investigate the cause of the crash. Tests from alcohol detectors showed that none of them had been drinking ...
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Sunken South Korean ferry Sewol lifted at port in Mokpo

Xinhua - 10 May 2018
The vessel of the sunken South Korean passenger ferry Sewol is lifted upright at a port in Mokpo, some 90 kilometers away from the Jindo Island, South Korea, May 10, 2018. The 6,825-ton passenger ferry Sewol capsized and sank in waters off the Jindo ...

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