Jonathan Miller , Foreign Affairs 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.

  • 5 Jul 2018

    The boys have been trapped by floodwater in the cave system for 12 days. If they’re aren’t freed soon the arrival of the monsoon rain could mean months stuck underground.

  • 4 Jul 2018

    Rescuers in Thailand are still trying to work out how to extract 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a cave. The group were found on Monday after nine days stranded underground by rising waters. Military divers have reached the boys and have been providing food and medical treatment. We are in northern Thailand,…

  • 3 Jul 2018

    They were found alive after an exhaustive nine-day search, but now the race to free 12 boys and their football coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Thailand has got even more urgent, with monsoon rains on the way. A Thai Navy SEALs team has managed to reach the boys with food and energy…

  • 27 Mar 2018

    It’s been six months since the mass exodus of Rohingya refugees began as the Myanmar military and Buddhist vigilantes turned on the Muslims of Rakhine State. Since then, 700,000 have escaped into Bangladesh to join more than 300,000 others who’d fled earlier. Jonathan Miller is there, finding out if a remote uninhabited island, prone to sinking, is really the answer.

  • 9 Mar 2018

    The extraordinary planned meeting has echoes of Richard Nixon’s mission to China in 1972 and this US-North Korean summit poses serious questions for other nations. So how will China and Russia react?

  • 3 Mar 2018

    For farmers, the main priority has been to make sure their livestock has been kept sheltered and fed – and with sheep normally outside at this time of year, some animals have had to be dug out of drifting snow. Our correspondent Jonathan Miller has been to one farm on Exmoor – where they’ve been…

  • 21 Feb 2018

    Four hundred thousand people are living “in hell on earth”, the UN chief declared today – a “human tragedy that is unfolding in front of our eyes”. This is the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta, where dozens more people were killed or injured today as the Syrian bombardment continued. Hospitals have become so overwhelmed…

  • 20 Feb 2018

    More than 120 people have been killed, including 20 children, in a wave of fresh attacks in East Damascus. Syrian forces have increased their relentless bombardment on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave, which is home to more than 400,000 civilians – as pro-government forces mass nearby for a possible ground assault. Russia’s foreign minister Sergey…

  • 14 Feb 2018

    The United Nations Special Envoy on Human Rights in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has claimed that Aung San Suu Kyi could be complicit in the systematic persecution of the Rohingya people, in what bears all the hallmarks of genocide. Professor Yanghee Lee, who’s now been barred from Burma, said she’d received many death threats…

  • 13 Feb 2018

    North Korea’s leader has called for a “further livening up” of the “warm climate of reconciliation” with the South that appears to have been created at the Winter Olympics. According to the North Korean state news agency, Kim Jong-un also praised the South for hosting a North Korean delegation at the Pyeongchang Games, where his…

  • 10 Feb 2018

    North Korea has invited South Korean leader President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang. It would be the first summit between the leaders of the two Koreas in more than a decade. The invite came as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s younger sister visited the Winter Olympics, where today a joint Korean Ice Hockey team turned…

  • 29 Jan 2018

    Militants have attacked an army base near a military academy in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least 11 soldiers. Sixteen other Afghan soldiers were injured at the Marshal Fahim military academy. It is the third major attack in a spate of violence in the city. Nine days ago, an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel…

  • 24 Jan 2018

    Save the Children has suspended all operations in Afghanistan after an attack on their offices in the city of Jalalabad left at least five people dead, including three members of the charity’s staff. Afghan security officials were engaged in a ten-hour gun battle with the militants who stormed the building, and at least 26 people…

  • 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…

  • 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.