September 26, 2020

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Rob York

Rob York is director for regional affairs at the Pacific Forum. He previously worked as a production editor for The South China Morning Post and chief editor of NK News. He is also a Ph.D. candidate in Korean history at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

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Seoul: Two Koreas agree on Panmunjom meeting

Time of meeting to take place after North's deadline for South to remove DMZ loudspeakers

Ha-young Choi | Rob York August 22, 2015

North Korea challenges U.S. to visit alleged biological weapons site

Defense Commission calls accusations 'slander,' invites American officials to visit a site that 'truly' upholds human rights

Rob York July 14, 2015

U.S. again says no plans to aid N. Korea during drought

State Department says number of conditions must be fulfilled to receive aid, including transparency

Rob York July 7, 2015

LDP recommends renewed sanctions on N. Korea

Party bigwig recommends ban on most financial transactions in absence of abductee negotiations progress

Rob York June 26, 2015

Seoul seeks world community's help to free detainees in N. Korea

Unification Ministry says bilateral, multilateral diplomatic measures pursued to free four prisoners, declines to add specifics

Rob York June 24, 2015

Mayor suggests inter-Korean 'Seoul Industrial Complex'

As inter-Korean trade remains banned, Park suggests inter-city ventures

Rob York June 22, 2015

Chinese troops deployed to counter North Korean border incursions: Report

Sources say buildup of regular forces looks to be a long-term development following recent killings

Rob York June 18, 2015

Human rights organization to sue Kim Jong Un over POWs

Detentions, forced labor constitute violations of Geneva Conventions, lawyers' organization notes

Rob York June 17, 2015

North Korea blasts South's handling of MERS

Recent hacking allegations by South Korean media to distract from 'crime' of causing outbreak, state organ says

Rob York June 15, 2015

North Korea's local elections coming in July

First voting for municipal, county, provincial committees since Kim Jong Un took power in late 2011

Rob York June 9, 2015
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