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

Police Try to Quell Rumors About Ferry Disaster
Police are investigating 56 cases of online defamation and unfounded accusations, a National Police Agency spokesman said Wednesday, in an effort to slow the hyperactive rumor mill surrounding the ferry disaster. >> Full Text
Executive Wages 14 Times Higher Than Regular Workers'
The average annual salary of executives in the nation's major conglomerates is more than W1 billion, 14 times higher than the wages regular employees earn. Samsung had the biggest gap, where the average executive salary was W1.68 billion. >> 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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