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South Korean Hiking Culture Featured in the Washington Post

» by July 29th, 2014 at 8:40 pm » Comments (13)

For those that have spent time living in Korea nothing in this article should come as much of a surprise: ODAESAN, South Korea — South Koreans are weekend warriors. The sport ...more »

Servicemembers Complain About Debt Collection from USA Discounters

» by July 28th, 2014 at 7:05 am » Comments (18)

There is no doubt that USA Discounters' business model is centered on enticing military customers, but these people getting themselves in debt buying things they cannot afford need to take ...more »

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 »

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