Coast guard members search for passengers near a South Korean ship that capsized on its way to Jeju Island, at some 20 kilometres off the island of Byungpoong in the Korean Strait. The ship was carrying 459 passengers and crew, mostly high school students going on holiday. AFP PHOTO  

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WHAT HAPPENED TO THE KOREAN SHIP?

Posted 8 hours ago

It is now over a week since the ill-fated South Korean ship, Sewol, sank. With hopes of any more rescues of the still missing passengers dwindling, questions on what happened take centre stage. What caused the ship to suddenly grind to a halt, and...

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