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Oliver Hotham

Oliver Hotham was an NK News contributor based in Seoul, South Korea. Follow him on Twitter.

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PyeongChang 2018 organizers reject North Korea co-hosting bid

PyeongChang 2018 organizers reject North Korea co-hosting bid

North Korean bid to host Winter Olympics rejected by South Korean side

PyeongChang 2018 organizers reject North Korea co-hosting bid
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham September 4, 2013
Bringing the free press to North Korea

Bringing the free press to North Korea

Defector turned newspaper proprietor plans infiltration in his home country

Bringing the free press to North Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham September 4, 2013
Profile Kenneth Bae: an American prisoner in N. Korea

Profile Kenneth Bae: an American prisoner in N. Korea

Is imprisoned American hostage, criminal or bargaining chip?

Profile Kenneth Bae: an American prisoner in N. Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham September 4, 2013
N. Korea strengthens ties with Cameroon, other African countries

N. Korea strengthens ties with Cameroon, other African countries

North Korean tour of Africa shrouded in mystery

N. Korea strengthens ties with Cameroon, other African countries
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 23, 2013
Kumgang reopening not linked to family reunions, South insists

Kumgang reopening not linked to family reunions, South insists

The South is arguing that the issue of family reunions is a strictly humanitarian one

Kumgang reopening not linked to family reunions, South insists
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 21, 2013
Daughter of French Socialist politician at summer camp in North Korea

Daughter of French Socialist politician at summer camp in North Korea

"Dad would tell me quite a lot of stories about President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il"

Daughter of French Socialist politician at summer camp in North Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 20, 2013
N. Korea pushes for re-opening of Kumgang tourist resort

N. Korea pushes for re-opening of Kumgang tourist resort

Failure to re-open Kumgang could lead to a North Korean "demonstration of strength"

N. Korea pushes for re-opening of Kumgang tourist resort
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 19, 2013
South Korea offers North date for talks on family reunions

South Korea offers North date for talks on family reunions

South Korea offers talks on family reunions for August 23

South Korea offers North date for talks on family reunions
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 16, 2013
Tanzania won’t deny N. Korea is providing military assistance

Tanzania won’t deny N. Korea is providing military assistance

Despite Obama visit to Tanzania in July, military suspected of cooperating with North Korea

Tanzania won’t deny N. Korea is providing military assistance
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 16, 2013
Two Koreas agree to restart operations at Kaesong complex

Two Koreas agree to restart operations at Kaesong complex

Seventh round of talks result in agreement and five-point plan

Two Koreas agree to restart operations at Kaesong complex
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham August 14, 2013
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