Irregularities, Incompetence Led to Ferry Disaster
The sinking of the ferry Sewol off the southwest coast on April 16 was the result of endemic disregard for safety regulations, bad judgment and botched rescue efforts, investigations reveal. >> Full Text

Donations Flood In for Ferry Disaster Victims
People across Korea are sharing the grief of the families of the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster. The Korea Disabled Veterans Organization has given W30 million to help the families of the victims. It carried out a fundraising campaign at 250 branches nationwide immediately after the ferry sank. >> Full Text
Samsung's Galaxy S5 Bucks Adverse Conditions
Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is off to a rocking start despite adverse conditions as the nation's three mobile carriers are temporarily banned from attracting new subscribers. SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus sold a combined 200,000 Galaxy S5s in the 26 days since the gadget's launch on March 27. >> Full Text

Students of Danwon High School leave a memorial altar in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday after paying their respects to the victims of the ferry disaster.

Volunteers organize rescue supplies from all over the country in Jindo, South Jeolla Province on Wednesday.

Actor couple Cha In-pyo and Shin Ae-ra visit a memorial altar for the victims of the ferry disaster in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday. /News 1

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