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 28 Jul 2017 Sections

    Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has resigned after the Supreme Court court disqualified him from office because of corruption allegations. Opposition supporters danced in the streets as the court also ordered criminal charges against Sharif and his family, who’ve all denied any wrongdoing. Mr Sharif is the latest victim claimed by the Panama Papers, millions of documents…

  • Published on 14 Jul 2017 Sections

    Two Israeli police officers have died after they were attacked by gunmen near one of Jerusalem’s holiest shrines. The three attackers were shot dead by police near the Temple Mount compound, also known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary. Friday’s noon prayers had to be cancelled for the first time in years. Israel’s Prime Minister…

  • Published on 13 Jul 2017 Sections ,

    The Nobel prize-winner and Chinese political prisoner Liu Xiaobo has died. He was several years into his 11 year sentence for his contribution to a pro-democracy manifesto which called for the end to China’s one-party rule.

  • Published on 6 Jul 2017 Sections

    Civilians have borne the brunt of the fighting in Mosul, Iraq, with medical charities saying the population, including thousands of children, has been traumatised by the ‘brutal and horrific conflict’. A seemingly unlikely band of foreign men – led by an American Christian missionary – is fighting against IS, and helping rescue some of those…

  • Published on 5 Jul 2017 Sections

    The United Nations Security Council is due to hold an emergency session in an attempt to ratchet down tensions in the Korean peninsula. Yesterday, North Korea tested a long-range missile which may be capable of reaching Alaska. The US and South Korea carried out their own missile drills in response, with the US Secretary of…

  • Published on 4 Jul 2017

    North Korea has claimed it is now a fully-fledged nuclear power that can target anywhere in the world. It follows a successful  test of its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The timing, on US Independence Day, may well have been deliberate. State television in Pyongyang said the rocket flew 1,700 miles in 39 minutes before landing…

  • Published on 1 Jul 2017 Sections ,

    China’s president Xi Jinping has marked 20 years since Britain’s hand over of Hong Kong – by warning that any activities which threaten Chinese sovereignty or authority are “absolutely impermissible”. President Xi was speaking as Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam was sworn in – there were a few clashes during a protest outside, but…

  • Published on 29 Jun 2017 Sections

    The Vatican’s third highest ranking official has been charged with a series of sex offences in Australia after a two year investigation.

  • Published on 26 Jun 2017 Sections ,

    The Iraqi army says the battle to liberate Mosul from Islamic State militants will be over in just a “few days”. Despite a desperate counter-attack of suicide bombings, IS fighters are now thought to number just a few hundred and are holed up in a small area of the old city. Over the border in…

  • Published on 3 Jun 2017 Sections

    After initial reports of terrorism, followed by much confusion, Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has insisted the attack on a casino resort in Manila which left 37 people dead wasn’t terrorism – but the actions of a “crazy” man.

  • Published on 2 Jun 2017

    The militant Islamic State group says it carried out the attack on a casino and hotel in the Philippine capital Manila, which left at least 36 people dead. A gunman burst into the Resorts World complex last night, firing at random before setting fire to gambling tables and escaping with $2m in stolen casino chips.…

  • Published on 31 May 2017 Sections ,

    A huge bomb in the heart of Kabul’s diplomatic district has killed at least 90 and injured more than 400. Most were civilians.

  • Published on 30 May 2017 Sections ,

    At least 31 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, including one outside a popular ice cream shop in the city centre. Militants from the Islamic State group said they carried out the attacks, which left dozens of other people injured, just days into the holy month…

  • Published on 25 May 2017 Sections

    The capital of Indonesia, Jakarta was hit by a twin suicide attack that killed three police officers and injured 11 other people yesterday. In recent years Indonesia has seen a resurgence of such attacks by Islamic State sympathizers. These bombings mark the deadliest attack in a year in the country with the biggest Muslim population…

  • Published on 16 May 2017 Sections ,

    Could the shadowy hand of North Korea be behind the ransomware attack which brought chaos to computers around the world? Cyber security experts say there’s a possible link between the rogue software known as WannaCry, and hackers linked to North Korea – although there’s no conclusive evidence.