Jonathan Miller , Asia Correspondent

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.

  • Published on 23 Jan 2018

    A judge in Burma has postponed a decision on bail for two journalists from the Reuters news agency, detained for allegedly violating secrecy laws. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were covering the military crackdown in Rakhine state, where Burmese forces are accused of the murder and rape of Rohingya Muslims, forcing more than 700,000…

  • Published on 22 Jan 2018

    Thai police have arrested a man accused of being one of the world’s biggest wildlife traffickers, thought to be involved in smuggling elephant tusks and rhino horns into Asia. A warning: there are images of dead animals in this report that some viewers may find upsetting.

  • Published on 17 Jan 2018 Sections

    The UN Secretary-General has joined a chorus of international concern over an agreement to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, starting next week. Antonio Guterres has said it is important that the returns are voluntary and that the deal should not simply result in refugees being moved from camps…

  • Published on 10 Jan 2018

    President Trump has told South Korea’s president that he is open to holding talks between the United States and North Korea “at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances”. High-level officials from North and South Korea have just held their first talks for more than two years, and President Moon Jae-in has declared Mr Trump…

  • Published on 9 Jan 2018

    North Korea have said they will send a delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. As the countries met for their first high-level talks for almost two years, it was agreed that athletes, high-ranking officials and even cheerleaders will attend next month’s Games. But do the discussions, held in a tiny village in the demilitarised zone, also…

  • Published on 28 Nov 2017

    The Pope has shared a stage with Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi – and delivered a speech in the country’s capital. But he failed to mention the Rohingya crisis which has led to more than 600,000 Muslims fleeing the country. He did however give a clear message about religious tolerance and the rights…

  • Published on 27 Nov 2017 Sections

    Pope Francis has arrived in Myanmar which is also known as Burma, on a visit designed to reach out to some of Asia’s poorest communities. But it’s also fraught with political controversy over the plight of the Rohingya Muslims. The Pope has already met the general in charge of security operations in Rakhine state, whose…

  • Published on 18 Nov 2017 Sections

    Robert Mugabe has reportedly said he wants to spend his last days in Africa but he has had medical treatment in Singapore. He also is thought to have used Singapore’s secretive banking laws to hide his assets there. We followed the Mugabe trail.

  • Published on 13 Nov 2017 Sections , ,

    Donald Trump has hailed his “great relationship” with the controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at the end of a two-day regional summit in Manila. The two leaders did talk about the country’s brutal war on drugs, which has left thousands of people dead. But, the White House admitted, there was only a brief reference to…

  • Published on 31 Oct 2017

    They’ve fled unimaginable horrors: now they’re outcast, desperate and alone. Thousands of Rohingya children arrive in the squalid refugee camps across the border in Bangladesh every week: and more than 20,000 of them are unaccompanied or orphaned. Our Asia correspondent Jonathan Miller has spoken to some of the most vulnerable children: they’ve lost their homes,…

  • Published on 25 Oct 2017 Sections , ,

    Shocking testimony from Rohinghya women about rape and assault by soldiers in the Myanmar military

  • Published on 23 Oct 2017 Sections ,

    The United Nations has urged the international community to come up with hundreds of millions of pounds to deal with the Rohingya refugee crisis. It is now estimated that more than 600,000 Muslim refugees have fled Myanmar since violence erupted at the end of August. More than half of them are children.

  • Published on 17 Oct 2017 Sections ,

    A new wave of up to 15 thousand Rohingya refugees have crossed the border from their homes in Myanmar to seek refuge in the makeshift camps inside Bangladesh. Some of the new exodus have described scenes of violence that the UN has called ‘textbook ethnic cleansing’. Myanmar’s military government has maintained they are targeting militants,…

  • Published on 11 Oct 2017

    With tensions in the region at a high, millions of South Koreans live with the ongoing threat of military violence from their northern neighbours. But for one group the threat is even more acute. North Korean defectors who have managed to escape their repressive homeland face the challenges of integration in their new home. But…

  • Published on 19 Sep 2017 Sections

    President Trump’s speech did not address the Myanmar crisis that’s led more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee their homeland. Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who cancelled her visit to the UN General Assembly, has refused to blame the army for the conflict. But in her first countrywide address on the issue,…