Biography of the Author Robert E Kelly

Robert E Kelly

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. QR code feedback channel to be rolled out to 3 more HDB estates | Video
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    QR code feedback channel to be rolled out to 3 more HDB estates | Video

    Residents in three more HDB estates will soon be able to send feedback about issues such as faulty lights and broken fixtures by a scanning a QR ...
  2. Apologies from the North -- let alone attributed to Kim Jong Un personally -- are extremely unusual

    Commentary: What good is an apology if North Korean ‘accidents’ keep happening?

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s apology says more about South Korea than on first sight, says Robert E Kelly.
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    Commentary: North Korea will never give up its nuclear weapons

    The value of nuclear missiles to North Korea is very obvious, and it is surprising that US President Donald Trump offered so little for them, says ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands at the Korean Dem

    Commentary: Another Trump-Kim summit will achieve little yet again

    North Korea has rejected the idea of another summit with the US this year and it is justified to do so, says Professor Robert E Kelly.
  5. A view of an explosion of a joint liaison office with South Korea in border town Kaesong

    Commentary: North Korea is frustrated we are not taking it seriously

    The latest aggression by Pyongyang in destroying a facility used for talks with South Korea shows that it is frustrated, says Professor Robert Kelly.
  6. Kim Jong Un at Suchon fertiliser factory (1)

    Commentary: North Korea has been trolling us all this while

    In one week, North Korea went from rumours its leader Kim Jong Un was dead to firing at South Korean guards near the demilitarised zone – and they ...
  7. South Korean President Moon Jae-in casts his absentee ballot at a polling station for parliamentary

    Commentary: Coronavirus? Not a problem for South Korea elections this week

    With control over the outbreak, the COVID-19 pandemic need not take over the agenda or make the vote treacherous, says Robert E Kelly.
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    Commentary: 'BBC Dad' has learnt a thing or two about working from home

    A famous video of madcap mayhem in a home office suddenly has new resonance. Yet with the laughs, expect a long grind, says Robert E Kelly.
  9. South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks to medical workers

    Commentary: Three struggles South Korea faces in arresting COVID-19 outbreak

    The way South Korea has been handling the COVID-19 outbreak will have major political ramifications, says Korea expert Robert E Kelly.
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    Commentary: The man who took the biggest bet on North Korea leader Kim Jong Un

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in assumes North Korea can be made into a reliable, good-faith partner. That is a risky bet to take, says Robert E ...