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Picture of the Day: Daeseong-dong Graduation

» by February 19th, 2014 at 1:49 pm » Comments (11)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Four graduates of Daeseong-dong Elementary School enter their graduation ceremony in Daeseong-dong, the only South Korean village in the entire southern portion of the Demilitarized Zone. ...more »

Picture of the Day: Korea Military Academy Cadets Exchange Gifts with USFK Commander

» by February 13th, 2014 at 1:54 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, United Nation Command, Combined Forces Command, United States Forces Korea commander, and Gen. Park Seon Woo, Combined Forces Command deputy commander, welcomed ...more »

Merry Christmas

» by December 24th, 2013 at 6:45 pm » Comments (8)

I want to wish all ROK Drop readers a blessed holiday. Me and the wife will be having a quiet holiday. We'll go to midnight mass and then on Christmas morning, ...more »

Picture of the Day: Protesting Kim Jong-un In Hong Kong

» by December 23rd, 2013 at 1:48 pm » Comments (8)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499"] A man who looks like North Korean leader Kim Jong-un holds up a sign in Hong Kong on Dec. 15, 2013, demanding human rights improvement and ...more »

Report says half of Pakistani lawmakers say they do not pay taxes

» by December 23rd, 2013 at 8:36 am » Comments (2)

The report identified some of the politicians. Nearly half Pakistan's lawmakers reported they paid no taxes, according to a study released on Monday, findings that may endanger billions of dollars in ...more »

Israel Demands That US Stop Spying On Them

» by December 23rd, 2013 at 3:15 am » Comments (2)

I am willing to bet everyone in the NSA laughed out loud when they heard these Israeli demands to stop spying on them: JERUSALEM — Senior Israeli officials on Sunday demanded ...more »

Pilot deliberately crashed Mozambique flight

» by December 22nd, 2013 at 4:03 pm » Comments (0)

Besides the pilot, there were 32 other people on the aircraft. All of them perished. The pilot of a Mozambican airliner that crashed in Namibia last month deliberately brought the plane ...more »

North Korean Defects Twice and Ends Up In South Korean Jail

» by December 21st, 2013 at 5:56 am » Comments (3)

This is just a weird case because I figured this guy had family members being threatened in North Korea and thus the reason for his return, but I guess he ...more »

Diplomat Arrested For Visa Fraud Causes Uproar In India

» by December 18th, 2013 at 9:30 pm » Comments (24)

Apparently this arrest of an Indian diplomat is causing a huge uproar in India: The arrest and strip search of an Indian diplomat in New York City escalated into a major ...more »

Actor Peter O’Toole dead at 81

» by December 15th, 2013 at 12:55 pm » Comments (17)

He was a eight-time Oscar nominee but never a winner. Actor Peter O'Toole died Saturday, peacefully in a hospital, his agent Steve Kenis said Sunday. O'Toole was 81 years old. "Ireland, and ...more »

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