November 30, 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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South Korea: Further inter-Korean talks ‘cancelled’

South Korea: Further inter-Korean talks ‘cancelled’

North Korean threats to cancel talks aimed at weakening position of South Korean conservatives, says Pyongyang watcher

South Korea: Further inter-Korean talks ‘cancelled’
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 3, 2014
New Yalu river bridge opening postponed

New Yalu river bridge opening postponed

Lack of development on North Korean side had been apparent for nearly a year

New Yalu river bridge opening postponed
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 31, 2014
North Korea restricts foreigner access to Facebook, Twitter

North Korea restricts foreigner access to Facebook, Twitter

Indicates North Korea's unease about flow of information outside country by foreigners, says Pyongyang watcher

North Korea restricts foreigner access to Facebook, Twitter
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 31, 2014
UN human rights rep meets N. Korean officials, talks potential visit

UN human rights rep meets N. Korean officials, talks potential visit

North Korean diplomats again request removal of ICC referral from UN resolution

UN human rights rep meets N. Korean officials, talks potential visit
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 30, 2014
South Korean media: Planned high-level talks may be cancelled

South Korean media: Planned high-level talks may be cancelled

North Korean media continues to criticize South Korea for 'stoking conflict'

South Korean media: Planned high-level talks may be cancelled
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 29, 2014
Shinn: South Korea must work toward unification

Shinn: South Korea must work toward unification

Professor feels Park wants to actually unite the two Koreas, rather than peacefully co-exist

Shinn: South Korea must work toward unification
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 29, 2014
N. Korean video labels prominent defector a ‘criminal’

N. Korean video labels prominent defector a ‘criminal’

Video part of offensive to discredit North Korean defectors and their stories

N. Korean video labels prominent defector a ‘criminal’
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 28, 2014
North Korea threatens to ‘reconsider’ high-level talks

North Korea threatens to ‘reconsider’ high-level talks

Announcement is latest in continuing North Korea threats to cancel talks

North Korea threatens to ‘reconsider’ high-level talks
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 27, 2014
North Korea calls balloon launch a declaration of war

North Korea calls balloon launch a declaration of war

Scheduled anti-Pyongyang balloon launches also criticised by defectors

North Korea calls balloon launch a declaration of war
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 24, 2014
North Korea participates in human rights event by activists

North Korea participates in human rights event by activists

N. Korea watcher says Pyongyang conducting diplomatic campaign to prevent UN resolution passage

North Korea participates in human rights event by activists
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler October 23, 2014