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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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South Korea to preserve sunken ferry ship Sewol - 21 Feb 2018
Family members shed tears as work begins on the relocation of South Korean ferry Sewol on Wednesday. Photo by Yonhap. Sign up for our weekly Korea Now newsletter. An exclusive report putting perspective on the week's most important developments. Feb ...
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Jung Woo-sung to narrate the documentary about Sewol Ferry disaster

Political Analysis South Africa - 17 Mar 2018
Jung Woo-sung will be the voice of the upcoming documentary film about the 2014 Sewol ferry tragedy. South Korean actor, director, producer and model Jung Woo-sung (정우성), is set to be the narrator of the upcoming film 'Intention', or 'That Day, The ...
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South Korea police investigating violent protests - 02 Mar 2018
On Thursday, the conservatives also burned down a structure shaped like a yellow ribbon -- the emblem worn by South Koreans memorializing the casualties of the Sewol ferry disaster. Police are investigating the violence by tracking surveillance footage ...
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Austal wins $68m ferry contract in Japan

SBS - 04 Mar 2018
Austal wins $68m ferry contract in Japan. Austal has won a $68 million contract to build a ferry for JR Kyushu Jet Ferry of Japan, scheduled to be in service prior to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Updated Updated 5 March. Australian shipbuilder Austal has ...
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Why you maybe thought you saw a ship sinking in Elliott Bay

The Seattle Times - 17 Mar 2018
Vigor found the Evolution in South Korea and spent $20 million to acquire and renovate it, company spokeswoman Jill Mackie said. Its first client will be the state ferry Elwha on March 30. “Along the West Coast, there's a shortage of dry-dock capacity ...
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South Korea to help build bridge across Mekong

Khmer Times - 12 Mar 2018
“If they really build a bridge, we will be happy because we won't have to wait for the ferry.” Mr Vuthy said people in the area wanted the bridge to be built as soon as possible because it would help the area develop like other areas on the outskirts ...
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Three Prep Standouts To Be Inducted in OVAC HOF

Wheeling Intelligencer - 18 Mar 2018
Bob Plotz (Martins Ferry, 1946 Class) — Purple Rider football and track standout, he was co-captain on both Ferry teams as a senior. He earned first team, one-class All-Ohio and first team All-OVAC largest Class AA as the Fred Thomas-coached Rider ...
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US issues alert after tourist ferry explosion in Mexico

TODAYonline - 02 Mar 2018
MEXICO CITY - A blast last month on a tourist ferry in the Mexican beach resort of Playa del Carmen was caused by "an explosive device" that injured passengers, including U.S. tourists, the U.S. embassy in Mexico said on Thursday. A security alert ...
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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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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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