South Korea

SKorea: Captain of doomed Sewol ferry sentenced to life in prison

By Tue, Apr 28, 2015 10:50AM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean appellate court has handed down a sentence of life in prison to the captain of a ferry that sank last year, killing more than 300 people.

South Korea’s prime minister steps down over bribery scandal

By Mon, Apr 27, 2015 8:48PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president has accepted the resignation of her prime minister because of a bribery scandal.

Find out what Jaymee Nghi Do, from Vietnam, thinks of her experience at De Montfort University.

By Thu, Apr 23, 2015 12:21AM UTC

Jaymee Nghi Do, from Vietnam, is currently studying the International Foundation Certificate in Art and Design at Leicester International Pathway College, at De Montfort University campus. She is sharing her positive experience below. “I chose to join Leicester International Pathway College (LIPC) as its International Foundation Certificate in Art and

Japanese leader expresses ‘remorse’, but doesn’t apologize for WWII

By Wed, Apr 22, 2015 6:20PM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — South Korea has expressed deep regret that Japan’s leader did not repeat his predecessors’ apologies for the country’s aggression during World War II.

South Korea approves plans to raise sunken Sewol ferry

By Wed, Apr 22, 2015 10:55AM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s government has formally approved plans to salvage a ferry that sank last year in a disaster that killed more than 300 people.