President to break up coast guard because it failed in rescue mission
Tue, May 20, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Under fire: Ms Park's formal apology and the blueprint for bureaucratic reform have been criticised for coming too late, while her decision to break up the coast guard has also been questioned. - PHOTO: REUTERS
[SEOUL] South Korean President Park Geun-hye formally apologised yesterday for a ferry disaster last month that killed about 300 passengers, mostly school children, and said she would break up the coast guard because it had failed in its rescue mission.