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Capsized Sewol Ferry captain, Lee Joonseok, admits to all charges except for murder

Capsized Sewol Ferry captain, Lee Joonseok, admits to all charges except for murder

Captain Lee Joonseok of the capsized South Korean ferry, Sewol, has admitted to every single charge except for the charge of murder of over 300 people.

On April 16, 2014, the Sewol ferry capsized into the coast of the South Korean Jindo Island where more than 300 out of 476 passengers died or became unaccounted for, over three-quarters of the group being second year students at Danwon High School.

The captain of the ship, Lee Joonseok (aged 69), and three other crew members were charged with several allegations such as negligence of maritime law, failure to protect passengers, and last but not least, indicted for homicide [on behalf of 300 deaths and more] through willful negligence. ...

Netizens trash Sewol ferry captain for poor excuses and shifting blame at official hearing

Netizens trash Sewol ferry captain for poor excuses and shifting blame at official hearing

Lee Junseok, captain of the Sewol ferry, which sank on April 16th, made excuses and gave irrelevant answers at an official hearing regarding the incident. He is currently being charged for “homicide through willful negligence”.

When asked about the sloppy manner in which the safety reports were conducted, Lee said, “It was a customary procedure.

He was also questioned as to whether or not he checked the supplies of the life vests and cargo on the ship before it sail. He said, “I checked the rest of the items by eye. It was the first mate’s responsibility to go through the cargo on the ship.” ...

Retired soccer captain Park Jisung ties the knot with announcer Kim Minji today!

Retired soccer captain Park Jisung ties the knot with announcer Kim Minji today!

Having released their cute soccer stadium-themed wedding invitation three weeks earlier through their personal Twitter accounts, Park Jisung and Kim Minji will tie the knot on Sunday, July 27th (KST)!

On the evening of 5:30 PM, the two will wed at the Sheraton Grand Walkerhill Hotel, located in the province of Gwangjangdo, Seoul. And as the bride works in the Seoul Broadcasting Station (SBS), fellow co-worker Kim Woojoo is said to be singing the wedding song following the ring ceremony. ...