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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 Korean linked to ferry disaster extradited, arrested

The Star Online - 07 Jun 2017
SEOUL: The daughter of the South Korean tycoon blamed for the 2014 Sewol ferry disaster arrived in Seoul Wednesday to face questioning over her own role in the affair, after being extradited from France. Yoo Som-Na was detained in Paris in May 2014 and ...
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Dead student from sunken S. Korea ferry identified

AsiaOne - 27 May 2017
Seoul, May 25, 2017 (AFP) - A third set of human remains found following the recovery of South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry has been identified as one of the missing victims, officials said Thursday. Cho Eun-Hwa, a 17-year-old girl from Danwon High ...
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Manta-ray-inspired ferry terminal soon to rise in Seoul, Korea - 14 Jun 2017
The Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has released his firm's designs for a new ferry terminal at the Yeouido Han River Park in Seoul, South Korea, inspired by the manta ray. It will be located on the Yeouido Han River Park between the Mapo Bridge ...
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Sustainable manta ray-shaped ferry terminal floated for Seoul

New Atlas - 15 Jun 2017
Vincent Callebaut Architectures, the firm behind Taipei's twisting tree-covered tower, has unveiled a novel new ferry terminal for Seoul, South Korea. If built, it would resemble a massive manta ray and be able to float in place to deal with seasonal ...
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Watching South Korea take a giant step toward democracy

Staunton News Leader - 01 Jun 2017
When the Korean ferry slowly sank in 2014 sending 300 students to their deaths, Park Geun-hye was nowhere in sight. We have no idea where she was or what she was doing during this horrible tragedy. Park Geun-hye extracted large sums of money from ...
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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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Raised South Korean ferry Sewol arrives at port for search

ABC News - 31 Mar 2017
The sunken ferry Sewol is seen on a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Mokpo, South Korea. Friday, March 31, 2017. The corroding 6,800-ton ferry raised from the bottom of the sea last week arrived at a South Korean port Friday, where it ...
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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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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 ...
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Disaster ferry fugitive home

Hong Kong Standard (press release) - 07 Jun 2017
The daughter of a South Korean tycoon blamed for the April 2014 Sewol ferry disaster arrived home yesterday after extradition from France. Yoo Som Na, 51, wanted on suspicion of embezzling a fortune from subsidiaries of family firm Chonghaejin Marine, ...

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