[Ferry Disaster] Seoul considers declaring special disaster zones

The Korean government is considering declaring the areas connected to the deadly ship sinking on Wednesday special disaster zones. "There is a need for swift, government-level support for the area as physical and emotional damage...

[Ferry Disaster] Arrested ferry captain defends actions

The arrested captain of the ferry that capsized sank off Jindo Wednesday, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, defended his decision to delay its evacuation,Lee Joon-seok, 68, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligen...

[Ferry Disaster] Sunken ferry's operator involved in numerous accidents: records

The operator of a ferry that sank off South Korea's south coast earlier this week, leaving hundreds dead or missing, has been involved in many other accidents at sea, records showed Saturday.Chonghaejin Marine, the owner of the il...

[Ferry Disaster] Survivors of sunken ferry show serious signs of depression

Survivors of a ferry that sank off South Korea's south coast earlier this week have shown serious symptoms of depression and anxiety, a hospital chief said Saturday.A total of 29 passengers have been confirmed dead since the 6,825...