South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Hong-won has offered his resignation amid criticism of governments handling of ferry disaster. The Sewol ferry sank on a routine trip south from the port of Incheon to the traditional holiday island of Jeju.
In a brief announcement, he said a sombre Chung said: "Keeping my post too great a burden on the administration. Chung has been booed and someone threw a water bottle at him when he visited grieving parents the day after the disaster.
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