Sri Lankan-Filipina girl living in foster care since her father’s arrest in
January, will finally reunite with her dad and go home. Elina,
who turned five in March, slept rough in parks and staircases with her
unemployed dad, helping him at odd jobs after the Lankan lost his job in 2009.
The actions of the captain and crew of the sunken ferry Sewol “are akin to murder,” South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday.
Her comments come after a radio transcript released a day earlier suggested that passengers aboard the doomed South Korean ferry couldn’t reach lifeboats to escape because the ship tilted so quickly that it left many of them unable to move.Read more...