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B. 2017-06-08 K-pop superstar T.O.P. in intensive care after overdose Seoul, South Korea
C. 2017-05-01 Samsung crane collapse kills six workers Geoje, Busan, South Korea
2017-03-22 Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years Jindo, South Korea
4. 2016-06-12 Lifting of sunken Sewol ferry under way two years later Jindo, South Korea
F. 2016-05-26 More than 300 people on board Korean Air plane evacuated over engine fire Haneda Airport, Tokyo
G. 2016-03-21 South Korea confirms first Zika case Gwangju, South Korea
H. 2016-02-14 South Korean military helicopter crashes, killing 3 soldiers Chuncheon, South Korea
8. 2016-01-26 Chinese boat capsizes off South Korea; 4 rescued, 5 missing Mokpo, South Korea

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K-pop superstar T.O.P. in intensive care after overdose   Korean singer T.O.P., one of the biggest stars in Asian music, is recovering in intensive care from a suspected drug overdose Samsung crane collapse kills six workers Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew. Uruguay   Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years   A ferry has been raised from the sea bed, three years after it sank in one of South Korea's deadliest disasters   Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Map of Daejeon South Korea  A sixth person has died after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, amid a sharp rise in infections South Korea has first two Mers deaths President makes ferry pledge as South Korea mourns   South Korea remembers ferry dead Map of Ansan South Korea  South Korea is marking the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster, which left more than 300 people dead 100-car pileup leaves 2 dead   Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Map of Gwangju South Korea  Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison S Korea concert planner found dead At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea Map of Seongnam South Korea  A grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam. Unknown number of people who fell some 20 meters South Korea police 'find body' of fugitive ferry boss South Korea hospice fire kills 21   At least 20 patients and a nurse have been killed in a fire at a hospice in Janseong county. Six others are in critical condition   S Korea to break up coast guard   South Korea is to break up its coastguard in the wake of the ferry disaster in which about 300 people died, says President Park Geun-hye South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter South Korea ferry company chief detained Diver dies while searching in missing in ferry disaster South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242 S Korea president in ferry apology South Korean PM resigns over ferry Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside sunken ferry   48 girls obeyed the orders of crew and put on their life vests. They all crammed into a single room meant for 30. None of them survived Crew say they couldn't reach lifeboats as ferry tipped over   Crew members made attempts to get to the lifeboats, the crew member said. 'But we slipped so we could not do that' South Korea ferry toll passes 100 S Korea leader condemns ferry crew Ferry transcript reveals crew panic Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters for first time  The third mate steering a ferry that sank, killing 32 and leaving 270 missing, was navigating those waters for the first time, a prosecutor ... 'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage ‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay Ferry disaster captain arrested   Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Joon-seok, 69, the captain of the ferry that sank Fake survivor posts add to nation's anguish Korea ship: Third officer 'had helm' Air pockets on stricken ferry offer hope for survivors Weather hampers S Korea ferry search   Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of the South Korean ferry disaster S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues Map of Gwanmae South Korea  Emergency services are continuing to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck   Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry Sewol sank South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea


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year 2016 Top ^

Jun.12  Lifting of sunken Sewol ferry under way two years later
May.26  More than 300 people on board Korean Air plane evacuated over engine fire
Mar.21  South Korea confirms first Zika case
Feb.14  South Korean military helicopter crashes, killing 3 soldiers
Jan.26  Chinese boat capsizes off South Korea; 4 rescued, 5 missing
Jan.24  Fifty dead and thousands stranded as cold snap hits East Asia
Jan.4  Open door forces passenger plane to turn back


year 2015 Top ^

Nov.23  Two dead in US Army helicopter crash in South Korea
Oct.28  Head of ferry operator gets 7 years in prison over deadly sinking
Sep.5  8 dead after fishing boat capsizes off southern S. Korean coast
Jul.27  South Korea declares 'de facto end' to Mers virus
Jul.2  Explosion at chemical plant in South Korea kills 5 workers
Jun.14  South Korea hospital 'is source of many Mers cases'
Jun.10  S Korea cuts interest rates to record low amid Mers concerns
Jun.7
Jun.4  South Korea doctor 'ignored Mers quarantine order'
Jun.1
Apr.27  Appellate court gives captain of S. Korea ferry life sentence
Apr.15
Feb.10


year 2014 Top ^

Nov.10
Oct.18
Oct.17
Jul.21
May.27
May.18
May.14
May.7
May.5
May.4
Apr.28
Apr.27
Apr.25
Apr.22
Apr.21
Apr.20
Apr.19
Apr.18
Apr.17
Apr.16
Apr.15
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea
 The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside the ferry, which listed heavily on its side before sinking. Rescuers desperately grabbing teenagers out of the water before they are swept away by the currents and undertow
Feb.17  S Korea building collapse: At least eight dead

year 2012 Top ^

Sep.14  Super typhoon headed for Japan, South Korea Jun.9  Peru helicopter: 'All 14 killed' Jan.14   S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship    Italy: Two passengers have been found alive on the submerged Costa Concordia, more than 24 hours after it ran aground off the Italian coast

year 2011 Top ^

Jul.27   Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured
Map of Chuncheon South Korea
  More than 750 rescue workers had been dispatched to the site after the collapse occurred at midnight


year 2010 Top ^

Dec.12 S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing   Antarctica: A fishing vessel sank in frigid ocean waters about 1,000 nautical miles north of McMurdo Station. Aat least 20 were rescued Mar.30  Navy diver dies in rescue effort Mar.28 Ship's section believed found
Mar.26 S. Korea searches for sailors after sinking South Korean navy ship sinking near North Map of Baengnyeong Island South Korea
  104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea.    About 40 sailors are missing. The patrol vessel, with 104 p...


year 2008 Top ^

May.22 UN head tours cyclone-hit Burma
. Myanmar

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.7 Tons of oil spill into Yellow Sea  Thousands of tons of oil spilled off the western coast of South Korea after an oil tanker collided with a barge carrying a crane Jun.26  'No survivors' in plane Feb.9  New bird flu outbreak

year 2005 Top ^

Oct.3  Concert stampede kills 11

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.21  Bird flu spreading Sep.14  Troops searching for missing people Sep.13 Typhoon toll 'may top 100'
Sep.12  Typhoon pounds South Korea Aug.3  Hyundai tour boss 'jumps to death' Feb.18  Grim search in subway Jan.26  U.S. U-2 spy plane crashes

year 2002 Top ^

Sep.1  Clean up after deadly typhoon Apr.15  50 pulled alive from crush Apr.14 Chinese jet crashes

before year 2000
Jun. 29, 1995 Sampoong Department Store collapse
Map of Seocho District Seoul South Korea
  The collapse is the largest peacetime disaster in South Korean history as 502 people died and 937 were injured
Sep. 1, 1983 Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down Map of Moneron Island Russia
  Russian Far East: The airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan



South Korea hospice fire kills 21   At least 20 patients and a nurse have been killed in a fire at a hospice in Janseong county. Six others are in critical condition 100-car pileup leaves 2 dead K-pop superstar T.O.P. in intensive care after overdose   Korean singer T.O.P., one of the biggest stars in Asian music, is recovering in intensive care from a suspected drug overdose   Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Map of Daejeon South Korea  A sixth person has died after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, amid a sharp rise in infections South Korea has first two Mers deaths Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew. Uruguay   Sewol disaster ferry raised after three years   A ferry has been raised from the sea bed, three years after it sank in one of South Korea's deadliest disasters President makes ferry pledge as South Korea mourns   South Korea remembers ferry dead Map of Ansan South Korea  South Korea is marking the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster, which left more than 300 people dead   Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Map of Gwangju South Korea  Lee Joon-seok, the captain of the ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison South Korea police 'find body' of fugitive ferry boss   S Korea to break up coast guard   South Korea is to break up its coastguard in the wake of the ferry disaster in which about 300 people died, says President Park Geun-hye South Korea ferry captain charged with manslaughter South Korea ferry company chief detained Diver dies while searching in missing in ferry disaster South Korean ferry death toll rises to 242 S Korea president in ferry apology South Korean PM resigns over ferry Divers find cabins crammed with bodies inside sunken ferry   48 girls obeyed the orders of crew and put on their life vests. They all crammed into a single room meant for 30. None of them survived South Korea ferry toll passes 100 S Korea leader condemns ferry crew Ferry transcript reveals crew panic Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue Mate steering doomed ferry navigating waters for first time  The third mate steering a ferry that sank, killing 32 and leaving 270 missing, was navigating those waters for the first time, a prosecutor ... 'Two months' for Korea ferry salvage ‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay Ferry disaster captain arrested   Prosecutors in South Korea have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Joon-seok, 69, the captain of the ferry that sank Fake survivor posts add to nation's anguish Korea ship: Third officer 'had helm' Air pockets on stricken ferry offer hope for survivors Weather hampers S Korea ferry search   Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of the South Korean ferry disaster S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues Map of Gwanmae South Korea  Emergency services are continuing to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck   Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea to find nearly 300 people who remained missing after the ferry Sewol sank South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks Map of Gwanmae South Korea




South Korea, Disasters Fire Timeline ... See World Fire timeline Top ^
2014
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South Korea, Disasters Highway Disaster Timeline ... See World Highway Disaster timeline Top ^
2015
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South Korea, Disasters Health Disaster Timeline ... See World Health Disaster timeline Top ^
2017
Jun.8
2016
Mar.21  South Korea confirms first Zika case
2015
Jul.27  South Korea declares 'de facto end' to Mers virus
Jun.14  South Korea hospital 'is source of many Mers cases'
Jun.10  S Korea cuts interest rates to record low amid Mers concerns
Jun.7
Jun.4  South Korea doctor 'ignored Mers quarantine order'
Jun.1
2007
Feb.9  New bird flu outbreak
2003
Dec.21  Bird flu spreading




South Korea, Disasters Sea Disaster Timeline ... See World Sea Disaster timeline Top ^
2017
Apr.2
Mar.22
2016
Jun.12  Lifting of sunken Sewol ferry under way two years later
Jan.26  Chinese boat capsizes off South Korea; 4 rescued, 5 missing
2015
Oct.28  Head of ferry operator gets 7 years in prison over deadly sinking
Sep.5  8 dead after fishing boat capsizes off southern S. Korean coast
Apr.27  Appellate court gives captain of S. Korea ferry life sentence
Apr.15
Apr.15
2014
Nov.10
Jul.21
May.18
May.14
May.7
May.5
May.4
Apr.28
Apr.27
Apr.25
Apr.21
Apr.20
Apr.20
Apr.19
Apr.19
Apr.19
Apr.18
Apr.18
Apr.18
Apr.17
Apr.17
Apr.17
Apr.16
Apr.16
Apr.15
  Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea
 The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, to the southern resort island of Jeju. An armada of small boats motoring right up beside the ferry, which listed heavily on its side before sinking. Rescuers desperately grabbing teenagers out of the water before they are swept away by the currents and undertow
2012 Jan.14   S. Korean Couple rescued from Italian ship    Italy: Two passengers have been found alive on the submerged Costa Concordia, more than 24 hours after it ran aground off the Italian coast 2010 Dec.12 S. Korean ship sinks, 4 dead, 17 missing   Antarctica: A fishing vessel sank in frigid ocean waters about 1,000 nautical miles north of McMurdo Station. Aat least 20 were rescued Mar.30  Navy diver dies in rescue effort Mar.26 S. Korea searches for sailors after sinking Mar.26 South Korean navy ship sinking near North Map of Baengnyeong Island South Korea
  104 crew members are on board the 1,500-ton ship in the Yellow Sea off the Seoul-controlled island of Baengnyeong, near North Korea.    About 40 sailors are missing. The patrol vessel, with 104 p...




South Korea, Disasters Weather Related Timeline ... See World Weather Related timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.24  Fifty dead and thousands stranded as cold snap hits East Asia 2012 Sep.14  Super typhoon headed for Japan, South Korea 2008 May.22 UN head tours cyclone-hit Burma
. Myanmar 2003 Sep.13 Typhoon toll 'may top 100' Sep.12  Typhoon pounds South Korea 2002 Sep.1  Clean up after deadly typhoon



South Korea, Disasters Landslide Timeline ... See World Landslide timeline Top ^
2011 Jul.27   Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured
Map of Chuncheon South Korea
  More than 750 rescue workers had been dispatched to the site after the collapse occurred at midnight




South Korea, Disasters Stampede Timeline ... See World Stampede timeline Top ^
2005 Oct.3  Concert stampede kills 11



South Korea, Disasters Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2016 May.26  More than 300 people on board Korean Air plane evacuated over engine fire Feb.14  South Korean military helicopter crashes, killing 3 soldiers Jan.4  Open door forces passenger plane to turn back 2015 Nov.23  Two dead in US Army helicopter crash in South Korea 2014 Apr.22 Crew say they couldn't reach lifeboats as ferry tipped over   Crew members made attempts to get to the lifeboats, the crew member said. 'But we slipped so we could not do that' 2012 Jun.9  Peru helicopter: 'All 14 killed' 2007 Jun.26  'No survivors' in plane 2003 Jan.26  U.S. U-2 spy plane crashes 2002 Apr.15  50 pulled alive from crush Apr.14 Chinese jet crashes
1983 Sep. 1, 1983 Korean Air Lines Flight 007 shot down Map of Moneron Island Russia
  Russian Far East: The airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor near Moneron Island, west of Sakhalin Island, in the Sea of Japan




South Korea, Disasters Environmental Timeline ... See World Environmental timeline Top ^
2007 Dec.7 Tons of oil spill into Yellow Sea  Thousands of tons of oil spilled off the western coast of South Korea after an oil tanker collided with a barge carrying a crane



South Korea, Disasters Structure Collapse Timeline ... See World Structure Collapse timeline Top ^
2017 May.1 Samsung crane collapse kills six workers
2014 Oct.17 At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea Map of Seongnam South Korea  A grate over a ventilation shaft collapsed at an outdoor concert in Seongnam. Unknown number of people who fell some 20 meters Feb.17  S Korea building collapse: At least eight dead 1995 Jun. 29, 1995 Sampoong Department Store collapse Map of Seocho District Seoul South Korea
  The collapse is the largest peacetime disaster in South Korean history as 502 people died and 937 were injured




South Korea, Disasters Suicide Timeline ... See World Suicide timeline Top ^
2014 Oct.18 S Korea concert planner found dead
2003 Aug.3  Hyundai tour boss 'jumps to death'



South Korea, Disasters Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2010 Mar.28 Ship's section believed found
2003 Sep.14  Troops searching for missing people Feb.18  Grim search in subway



South Korea, Disasters Explosion Timeline ... See World Explosion timeline Top ^
2015 Jul.2  Explosion at chemical plant in South Korea kills 5 workers