South Korea http://kuow.org en Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast http://kuow.org/post/hundreds-missing-after-ferry-sinks-south-koreas-coast <h6>This post is being updated as news comes in.</h6><p>Many hours after the tragedy, close to 300 people were still missing following a ferry disaster Wednesday off the southern coast of South Korea. Most of those unaccounted for are high school students who were on a trip to a resort island.<p>The ship, which left the city of Incheon on South Korea's western coast Tuesday night, sent out a distress signal around 9 a.m. local time on Wednesday. That was 8 p.m. ET Tuesday. The trip south to Jeju Island was supposed to take about 14 hours. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 32636 at http://kuow.org Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast South Korean Elections Happen Without Super PACs http://kuow.org/post/south-korean-elections-happen-without-super-pacs <p></p><p>South Korea is electing a new president next month. In their elections, corporate money is banned and the campaign season is limited. Ross Reynolds talks with <a href="http://jsis.washington.edu/faculty/yongha5.shtml">University of Washington Professor Yong-Chool Ha </a>about the ins and outs of election season in South Korea. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 19:35:49 +0000 Ross Reynolds 3641 at http://kuow.org South Korean Elections Happen Without Super PACs