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Monday, March 19, 2018

66 Missing In Boat That Capsized Off Malaysian Coast

By John Grafilo KUALA LUMPUR — A boat carrying 97 people capsized Wednesday off the coast near the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency said. Thirty-one people were rescued in the incident that occurred before dawn off the coast of Kuala Langat, west of Kuala Lumpur, the agency said. Search and rescue […]

June 18, 2014

Criticism Mounts In South Korean Ferry Disaster; Death Toll Rises To 14

By Dirk Godder SEOUL, South Korea — Survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry lashed out Thursday at what they called inadequate safety procedures they say likely cost dozens, if not hundreds, of lives. The accusations — including reports that the captain was among the first to leave the ship and that passengers had been […]

April 17, 2014