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325 school students on board when ferry began to capsize

A coast guard helicopter hovers over a ferry as it sinks off South Korea’s southern coast. The ferry, with 462 people on board, most of them high school students, started to list heavily about three hours from its destination, the holiday island of Jeju. — AFP


325 school students on board when ferry began to capsize

A FERRY carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast yesterday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, ...

China takes action to bolster growth

CHINA’S economy expanded 7.4 percent between January and March, its slowest pace in 18 months, prompting the government to act quickly to shore up growth. Just hours after the National Bureau of Statistics ...

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