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Tragedy in South Korea

Investigation into the sinking of Sewol ferry will hold lessons for all

Whether South Korea needs or accepts this assistance, the rest of the world should follow the investigation and heed the lessons that come out of it - PHOTO: AFP

THE sinking of the South Korean ferry Sewol and consequent loss of some 300 lives - the majority of them school children - is at the moment as baffling as it is horrifying.

But now is not the time for columns such as this to speculate what went wrong; that is for the proper authorities to...

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