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Baby Name Trends in South Korea

More and more Korean parents-to-be are looking to celebrities rather than to astrology for baby names these days. more

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 21 Apr 2014

S KOREA PRESIDENT CONDEMNS FERRY CREW Park Geun-hye, the president of South Korea, has condemned the actions of some of the crew of the ferry which sank there last week killing hundreds. She said they were “utterly incomprehensible, unacceptable and tantamount to murder”. Show More Summary

SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.

Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals — long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea.

S Korea ferry disaster 'tantamount to murder'

Four more arrests made as President Park Geun-Hye describes behaviour of captain and crew "utterly incomprehensible".

Russia Agrees Deal to Slash North Korean Debt by 90%

Russia has finalized an agreement that will write off almost $10 billion owed by North Korea since the Cold-war era, with plans to build a gas pipeline and railway to South Korea through the communist state

Prosecutor Says 4 More Ferry Crewmembers Detained

(MOKPO, South Korea) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers. Senior prosecutor Ahn Sang-don told reporters Monday that two first mates, one second mate and a chief engineer are also accused of abandoning the ship. Ahn says prosecutors are…

Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detained

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers.

Captain of Korean Ferry Praised Safety in Promotional Video

The captain of a ferry that sank off South Korea's southwestern tip with hundreds feared dead said in a promotional video four years ago that the journey was

Grim work for families as more bodies discovered

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — There are no names listed as relatives huddle around signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry. Just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now lost. Many favored hoodies and track pants. One girl painted her fingernails red and toenails black. Another had braces on her teeth.

K-Cube Ventures stands out in Korea for speedy, ambitious investment style

K-Cube Ventures is a front-runner in the small but growing Korean startup economy.

More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry Monday, securing a new entryway into the wreck, as a newly released transcript showed the ship was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing. Show More Summary

Victor Nylander Covers GQ Style Korea in Louis Vuitton

City of Angels–Pouring on endless charm, model Victor Nylander covers the spring/summer 2014 edition of GQ Style Korea. Adding another Louis Vuitton-clad editorial to the season’s hits, following a story in Metal, the collection is highlighted as Victor is photographed by Yonug Kyu Yoo in Kim Jones’ designs for the luxury fashion house. Show More Summary

Transcript Reveals Confusion Over Ferry Evacuation

10 hours agoNews : NewsFeed

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300. MoreRescuers Battle Elements in Search for Ferry MissingAuthorities Arrest Captain of…

Park Ji-Young: 22-Year-Old Crew Member Who Saved Teenagers From S Korea Ferry Found Dead

Amid continuing efforts to rescue people from the South Korean ferry Sewol, which tipped over last week at the country’s bay, citizens of South Korea pay tribute to the heroic acts of 22-year-old Park Ji-young, who saved many lives from the sinking ferry shortly before dying under frigid waters 2.7 kilometers off of Gwanmaedo Island,

Ghana Likely to Play Friendly Against South Korea In Miami This June

16 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Ghana is on the verge of officially announcing that its World Cup team will play a friendly against South Korea in Miami prior to heading to Brazil for the tournament. If finalized, it means that Ghana and South Korea will … Continue reading ? Ghana Likely to Play Friendly Against South Korea In Miami This June is a post from World Soccer Talk.

Korea kin angry over slow ferry rescue

Transcript shows confusion and indecision among crew after ferry began listing dangerously in calm waters.

Prosecutors Extend Korea Ferry Captain’s Detention As Death Toll Mounts

19 hours agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Ju-min Park and Jungmin Jang JINDO/MOKPO, South Korea, April 20 (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors investigating last week’s ferry disaster said on Sunday they wanted to extend the detention [...] The post Prosecutors Extend Korea Ferry Captain’s Detention As Death Toll Mounts appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

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