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.

  • 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.

  • 17 Jan 2018

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 27 Nov 2017

    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…