Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster testified Tuesday how passengers, abandoned by the crew, improvised means of escape, using fire hoses to pull people to safety as the vessel sank.
Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was “unhealthy” on Tuesday, with one town reaching “very unhealthy” levels as haze, mostly from forest fires in Indonesia, obscured skies.
South Korea logged a current account surplus of nearly US$8.0 billion in June, slightly down from the May figure as import growth outpaced exports, the central Bank of Korea said Tuesday.
Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster testified at the murder trial of the captain and crew Monday how they were left to fend for themselves in the sinking vessel.
Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guided the military's latest rocket-firing drill, state media said Sunday, confirming the missile launch which was conducted in defiance of U.N. censure.
U.S. airmen assigned to South Korea are banned from buying or drinking alcohol during their first 30 days in the country under a new rule underscoring the “serious mission” the troops face, officials said Friday.
South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that authorities didn't identify his body for a long time and still continued a massive manhunt for him.
South Korea's police force was pilloried as doltish and incompetent Wednesday after announcing that a body found six weeks ago was that of a fugitive tycoon at the heart of a months-long manhunt.
South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.