South Korean prime minister Chung Hong-won’s resignation speech is aired in the Jindo gymnasium, where family members of missing Sewol ferry passengers are staying. Photograph: Jean Chung/The New York Times

With scores of people still missing 11 days after the Sewol ferry sank off South Korea, the country’s prime minister, Chung Hong-won, has resigned(...)

Family and schoolfriends of missing passengers of the ‘Sewol’ ferry accident hold candles and a banner reading ‘Please come back friends’ during a vigil at Danwon high school in Ansan, South Korea, yesterday. Photograph: Yang Ji-Woong/EPA

The parents of hundreds of children missing after Wednesday’s ferry accident off the coas(...)