Before taking over in our Bangkok Bureau in late 2015, Asia Correspondent Jonathan Miller had been Foreign Affairs Correspondent for Channel 4 News for 12 years, reporting on news across the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. In that time, he won four Royal Television Society Awards and four Amnesty International TV News awards for the programme.
Prior to joining Channel 4 News, Jonathan spent many years as a correspondent in Asia. Since returning to his old patch, he has reported from widely from across the region, including the continuing war in Afghanistan, issues of caste-discrimination, farmer-suicide and rape in India, and the death of the King of Thailand.
He has doorstepped the Malaysian Prime Minister, who is accused of serious corruption, the Australian Prime Minister, over his country's harsh treatment of refugees, and has tackled the President of the Philippines over his deadly war on drugs.
The president of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, has been impeached after a secret vote of parliament over a corruption scandal.
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Thousands of protesters across the Philippines have taken to the streets after the ex-dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried in a secret military ceremony. Activists have turned their anger on President Duterte for sanctioning the burial, while his hardline war on drugs is threatening to dent his popularity.
President Rodrigo Duterte is challenged on his country’s war on drugs and its reported use of “death squads” by Jonathan Miller, who later get’s called a ‘son of a whore’ by the President.
The Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, says his country may become the latest to withdraw its support from the International Criminal Court. The court was set up to try war crimes and crimes against humanity, but a growing number of countries have been announcing their withdrawal – including three African countries and, yesterday, Russia.
It was an attempt to crack down on corruption and tax evasion and force wealthy Indians to reveal their assets. But the government’s ban on 1,000 rupee and 500 rupee notes, worth just under £12 and £6 respectively, has sparked a cash crisis across the country.
Over 1,600 refugees held on offshore islands off Australia are to be resettled in America. Among those kept in detention centres on Nauru and Manus islands in extremely difficult conditions are people from Iran, Syria, Iraq and Pakistan.
It’s two years since the British army officially ended combat operations in Afghanistan. Since then large areas formerly controlled by coalition troops have fallen to a resurgent Taliban.
They’re calling it Black Friday. Thais are dressed in black today, with many in tears of mourning for King Bhumibol, who died yesterday after a 70-year reign.
The Thai government has declared a year of national mourning following the death of Bhumibol. But the government has delayed an expected announcement of his son – the crown prince – as his successor.
The south-east Asian summit in Laos has been overshadowed by a row after the Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, referred to Mr Obama as a “son of a whore”. He later claimed it wasn’t personal, but the US team called off a planned meeting between the two men. This report contains strong language throughout.
“If you know of any drug addicts go and kill them yourselves, as getting their parents to do it will be too painful!” The chilling words of Rodrigo Duterte the President of the Philippines.