Ferry Captain Fled Sinking Ship
The captain and crew of a ferry that sank off the southwest coast took no emergency measures but simply instructed passengers over the ship’s public address system to remain where they were and abandoned ship. >> 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
Only 1 in 1,430 Women Rises to the Top in Big Firms
One out of every 90 male employees in the nation's top businesses rises to an executive position, but among women the ratio is a paltry one in 1,430. Market researcher CEO Score looked at executives in 93 listed companies that are part of the nation's top 10 companies and found only 94 women. >> Full Text

Families of missing passengers of a sunken ferry gather to head for the accident scene at a port in Jindo, South Jeolla Province on Thursday.

Students pray for missing passengers' safe return at a candle-light vigil at Danwon high school in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province on Thursday. /Newsis

Actress Eugene along with her husband and actor Ki Tae-young speaks after being named promotional ambassadors for a campaign to raise awareness of climate change in Seoul on Thursday. /Newsis

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