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South Korea Commemorates 6th Anniv. of Ferry Disaster amid Virus Crisis

South Korea Commemorates 6th Anniv. of Ferry Disaster amid Virus Crisis

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans marked the sixth anniversary of a deadly ferry disaster Thursday, remembering the lesson from the incident to firm up their determination to defeat the coronavirus. The Sewol ferry capsized off the country’s western coast near Jindo Island on April 16, 2014, killing 299 passengers, mostly high school [...]

Documentary About Sewol Ferry Sinking a Box Office Sensation

Documentary About Sewol Ferry Sinking a Box Office Sensation

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – A new documentary film on the tragic ferry sinking of 2014 is in the midst of a sensational run at the box office, data showed Friday, as the country marked the fourth anniversary of one of its worst maritime disasters earlier this week. “Intention” became the most-watched political-current affairs documentary film of all time in the country on Thursday, attracting an accumulated audience of 276,474,  [...]

Koreans Question Thorough Investigation of Late Businessman’s Bribe Scandal

Koreans Question Thorough Investigation of Late Businessman’s Bribe Scandal

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) –A majority of Koreans doubt that the prosecutors’ office will be able to thoroughly investigate the bribe scandal of a late businessman. The People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy surveyed 1,000 adults on April 25 and 26 on the so-called “Sung Wan-jong List” scandal. Among the respondents, 53.5 percent said that [...]