Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller is based in Bangkok, Thailand. Before moving to Asia in 2015, he spent 12 years reporting out of London on news across the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Jonathan has won four Royal Television Society awards and four Amnesty International TV News awards for Channel 4 News. He is the author of Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines, a biography of the Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, whose bloody rule he has documented for this programme.
In Thailand gangs of vicious locals have had the run of the city throughout the pandemic.
China has threatened the UK with retaliation after it offered three million Hong Kong residents the right to settle in Britain.
Hundreds of demonstrators have been arrested, and thousands defied a police ban to oppose draconian legislation imposed by China last night.
China has passed a law aimed at preventing a repeat of last year’s pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
India and China have exchanged diplomatic protests over the clashes at their disputed Himalayan border area – which have left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead.
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She is one of the Philippines’ most high-profile journalists and her website Rappler had shone a light on the brutality of President Duterte’s anti-drugs crackdown.
It’s the first time the annual vigil has been banned – ostensibly due to coronavirus restrictions.
The British government has expressed its deep concern over the endorsement of a new security law for Hong Kong by the Chinese National People’s Assembly in Beijing.
Police in Hong Kong have arrested around 300 people – firing pepper spray to disperse crowds of pro-democracy protesters as the legislature began debating a bill which would make it illegal to insult or abuse the Chinese national anthem.
Hong Kong’s veteran pro-democracy politican, Martin Lee, has challenged Britain to stand up to China over its failure to abide by their joint agreement.
A Pakistani passenger plane with almost 100 people on board has crashed in a residential area of Karachi – with reports of many casualties on the ground.
The United Nations Refugee Agency has appealed for international assistance for the crowded Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh, where the first cases of coronavirus have been recorded.
South Korea has managed to return to relative normality – the success of its track, trace and contain effort held up as a model for the rest of the world.
Many New Zealanders have praised Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s decisive leadership in the crisis.