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South Korea || Ferry with more than 400 people capsized

Several hundred people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea.

The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, in the north-west, to the southern resort island of Jeju. 154 more words

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Cruises


Cruises have gotten a bad rap over the past few years. Between passengers getting sick, falling overboard, and ships sinking and getting disabled, it seems like there’s always something in the news. 429 more words

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All 338 Korean students, teachers rescued from sinking ferry: school official

All 338 high school students and teachers on board a South Korean passenger ferry that was reported to be sinking on Wednesday have been rescued, a school official told Reuters.The ferry, identified as the Sewol, was carrying about 470 passengers, including the students and teachers, en route to Jeju island, about 100 km (60 miles) south of the Korean peninsula.It sent a distress signal after it began to list badly. 11 more words

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Passenger ship reported sinking off coast of South Korea; Rescue underway; Updated [pics]

A South Korean passenger ship with 300 to 500 passengers on board is reported to be sinking.

Breaking : Passenger ship is now sinking at Jindo, Jeolla province in S.

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All change...again!

So Emma and I disembarked the Marco Polo in December last year (2013), and since then we’ve been doing a few entertainment jobs to tide us over. 228 more words