December 01, 2022

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Robert Lauler

Robert Lauler has worked as an NGO employee, translator and writer during his time in Korea. He is now an NK News correspondent based in Seoul and can be reached at[email protected].

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North Korea criticizes South Korea’s planned unification charter

North Korea criticizes South Korea’s planned unification charter

State media calls charter mockery and insult toward the Korean people

North Korea criticizes South Korea’s planned unification charter
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 13, 2014
North Korea condemns military exercises as ‘practice’ for invasion

North Korea condemns military exercises as ‘practice’ for invasion

Annual South Korean military exercises garner North Korean response

North Korea condemns military exercises as ‘practice’ for invasion
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 12, 2014
Pro-North Korea newspaper reacts to Clapper visit

Pro-North Korea newspaper reacts to Clapper visit

Japan based newspaper provides first assessment of Clapper visit and delivery of Obama's letter

Pro-North Korea newspaper reacts to Clapper visit
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 11, 2014
May Day Stadium renovations complete – state media

May Day Stadium renovations complete – state media

Project reportedly called for 10,000 soldiers, continues regime emphasis on construction

May Day Stadium renovations complete – state media
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 11, 2014
High-ranking North Korean official meets Vladimir Putin

High-ranking North Korean official meets Vladimir Putin

Lankov: Little reason to hope for drastic shift in Russian-DPRK relations

High-ranking North Korean official meets Vladimir Putin
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 10, 2014
North Korea calls for ‘campaign to secure water’

North Korea calls for ‘campaign to secure water’

Insufficient rainfall has led to continuing drought and poor harvest

North Korea calls for ‘campaign to secure water’
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 7, 2014
Spokesman: U.S. using human rights to isolate North Korea

Spokesman: U.S. using human rights to isolate North Korea

Pyongyang speaking out against human rights push prior to UN vote at General Assembly

Spokesman: U.S. using human rights to isolate North Korea
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 6, 2014
Kim Jong Un pictured without cane

Kim Jong Un pictured without cane

Photos taken during rare Korean People's Army event in Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un pictured without cane
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 5, 2014
Balloon launches now to be done in secret – activists

Balloon launches now to be done in secret – activists

Move comes after cancellation of talks blamed on continuing leaflet launches

Balloon launches now to be done in secret – activists
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 4, 2014
What’s in a name? Defectors’ organization attracts criticism

What’s in a name? Defectors’ organization attracts criticism

Coalition rails against Korea Hana Foundation for name change, budget issues, lack of defector representation

What’s in a name? Defectors’ organization attracts criticism
Max Kim
Max Kim | Robert Lauler November 4, 2014