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Picture of the Day: How To Lift A Sunken Ship

» by April 23rd, 2014 at 1:26 pm » Comments (10)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="481"] Via Yonhap comes this graphic that shows how the sunken South Korean ferry boat will be lifted out of the ocean.[/caption] more »

Korean Ferry Boat Owner Has Checkered Past To Include Being Suspected of a Prior Mass Murder

» by April 23rd, 2014 at 7:52 am » Comments (3)

Via a reader tip comes this news that the owners of the South Korean ferry boat that recently sunk, had a checkered past to include him being investigated for mass ...more »

South Korean Political Figures Risk Being Pilloried Online for Anything Related to Ferry Boat Disaster

» by April 23rd, 2014 at 3:33 am » Comments (3)

This article in the Joong Ang Ilbo shows that anything a political figure does that could be twisted as being disrespectful to the families who lost loved ones in the ...more »

Lotte To Enter Korean Domestic Alcohol Market With Its Kloud Beer

» by April 22nd, 2014 at 9:42 pm » Comments (7)

It looks like the two domestic Korean brewers are about to have a little extra competition: Beer lovers, get ready to fill your glasses with the taste of new domestic ales ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Can Ferry Boat Crew Receive A Fair Trial in Korea?

» by April 22nd, 2014 at 4:33 pm » Comments (9)

President Park said the actions of the ferry crew were "tantamount to murder." Does that prejudice the legal process?— Alastair Gale (@AlastairGale) April 21, 2014 more »

Is President Park to Blame for a Slow Ferry Boat Rescue Effort?

» by April 22nd, 2014 at 7:37 am » Comments (12)

I figured it would not be long before the Korean left would use the ferry boat tragedy to bash the Park administration with: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="354"] Family members of missing ...more »

Picture of the Day: Woman Giving False Ferry Boat Information to the Media Arrested

» by April 21st, 2014 at 1:27 pm » Comments (3)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499"] A 26-year-old South Korean woman identified only as Hong answers reporters' questions at the South Jeolla Provincial Police Agency in Muan, southwestern South Korea, on April ...more »

Crew of Sunken South Korean Ferry Abandoned Passengers to Save Themselves

» by April 21st, 2014 at 7:06 am » Comments (54)

The more we learn about the South Korea ferry boat disaster the worse the incompetence and neglect becomes.  The latest finding is that all the sailors on the ferry boat ...more »

Picture of the Day: ROK Special Forces Martial Arts Demonstration

» by April 20th, 2014 at 1:25 pm » Comments (21)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Soldiers of the Army's Special Warfare Command demonstrate martial arts in front of residents of a Seoul welfare center for the disabled at their unit in ...more »

Korean National Assembly Approves US Military Cost Sharing Deal

» by April 19th, 2014 at 3:59 am » Comments (3)

It is good to see that the US-ROK cost sharing deal was approved by the Korean National Assembly: The ruling and opposition parties came together to pass a number of long-pending ...more »

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