Most of the Missing in Ferry Disaster Are Schoolkids
Most of the 475 passengers on the ferry that sank off the southwest coast on Wednesday were students and teachers from Danwon High School in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province on a school trip. >> Full Text

What Caused the Ferry Disaster?
Speculation has been running high since Wednesday what caused a ferry carrying 475 passengers to sink off the southwest coast, leaving nearly 290 people including many youngsters missing. Rescue forces said it is possible the captain shifted course to make up for lost time and ended up hitting a rock. >> Full Text
Google to Launch Modular Smartphone Next Year
Google will to roll out a modular smartphone in January next year with segments that can be fitted like Lego pieces according to the tastes of users. The basic kit developed under "Project Ara" will cost just around US$50, which is expected to have a huge impact a smartphone market currently dominated by high-end handsets from Samsung and Apple. >> Full Text

Youngsters arrive in port after being rescued from a ferry that sank off the southwest coast on Wednesday. /New 1

New prosecutors smile during an appointment ceremony at the government complex in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province on Wednesday.

Vietnamese actress Van Trang poses at the opening ceremony of the Vietnamese Film Festival in Seoul on Wednesday. /News 1

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