South Korean President Park Geun-hye told families of those missing in a sunken ferry that her heart breaks knowing what they are going through, as divers recovered two more bodies on Sunday.
A malfunctioning automatic stopping system caused the recent collision of two subway trains in Seoul, officials said Saturday.
A subway train plowed into the back of another train at a station in South Korea's capital on Friday, injuring about 200 people, including about 150 who were hospitalized with bruises and other mostly minor injuries, officials said.
North Korea has been testing engines for an inter-continental ballistic missile, a U.S. think tank said Friday, as Pyongyang announced a top military reshuffle that coincided with signs of a looming nuclear test.
Soon after the ferry begins to tilt, nervous laughter can be heard from the high school students huddled below deck. In video clips stored on the cellphone of one of the young victims of a disaster that has shaken South Korea, the teenagers line up selfies, wonder if they'll make the news and discuss posting about the excitement later on Facebook.
An off-duty captain of the sunken South Korean ferry has told investigators that the owners ignored his warning that the ship shouldn't carry too much cargo because it wasn't very stable, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
North Korea held a brief live-fire drill near its maritime border with South Korea on Tuesday, hours after U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up an Asia trip that Pyongyang had denounced as provocative.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye apologized Tuesday for her government's failure to combat systemic and regulatory “evils” blamed for the loss of about 300 lives in a ferry disaster.
Samsung Electronics Co. says its first quarter earnings improved moderately from the previous year.
South Korea's president apologized Tuesday for the government's inept initial response to a deadly ferry sinking as divers fought strong currents in their search for more than 100 passengers still missing nearly two weeks after the accident.