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Monthly Archives: January 2012

North Korea Caught Smuggling Chemical Weapons Related Materials To Syria

» by January 31st, 2012 at 11:20 pm » Comments (4)

One Free Korea has the scoop on how North Korea was caught shipping chemical weapons related material to Syria in violation of UN sanctions: North Korea tried to export ampules of ...more »

USFK Security Guards On Strike Issue Open Letter to US Troops

» by January 31st, 2012 at 5:17 pm » Comments (44)

Via a reader tip, US soldiers are continuing to guard gates in Area 1 while G4S has continued to not fulfill their contract obligations.  In response to this, the security ...more »

Picture of the Day: Competing for Korea’s Next Generation Fighter

» by January 31st, 2012 at 1:06 pm » Comments (9)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499" caption="Officials from aircraft makers, including Boeing, Lockheed Martin and the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Co. (EADS), attend a presentation for a request for proposal (RFP) ...more »

Making Excuses for Korean War Criminals?

» by January 31st, 2012 at 3:40 am » Comments (0)

That is what this editorial in the Korea Times is doing in regards to Korean convicted as war criminals in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II: Hiromura Gakurai was ...more »

MBC Reporters Go On Strike Due To Lack of Left Wing Bias at the Station

» by January 30th, 2012 at 11:59 pm » Comments (3)

The Chinboistas at MBC have decided to go on strike:  Unionists of South Korea's public broadcaster MBC went on an indefinite general strike early Monday, demanding the resignation of the president ...more »

Faces In Korea: Robert Kennedy

» by January 30th, 2012 at 5:52 pm » Comments (10)

The Korean peninsula first came to the notice of Robert Kennedy like most other Americans when the North Koreans invaded the South while he was honeymooning with his wife Ethel in ...more »

Picture of the Day: Health Check Time

» by January 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (4)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="A boy frowns as his blood is taken out for a blood test during a health check that was provided for free to preschool children by ...more »

K-Pop Group Girls Generation To Appear On Lettermen

» by January 30th, 2012 at 8:31 am » Comments (23)

So who is going to stay up and watch this?: Girls' Generation will appear on two U.S. TV talk shows. The leading K-pop girl group will appear on CBS' "The Late ...more »

US Not Looking for New Bases In the Pacific Region

» by January 30th, 2012 at 3:22 am » Comments (5)

As much as many servicemembers would love to see another US base in the Philippines it looks like that just isn't going to happen: A top U.S. military commander for Asia ...more »

Picture of the Day: Rescue Drill

» by January 29th, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="A helicopter, using a safety structure, is rescuing a person from the Han River during an anti-terrorism drill held Tuesday near Seongsan Bridge in Seoul. The ...more »

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