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.

  • 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…

  • 18 Nov 2017

    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.

  • 13 Nov 2017

    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…

  • 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,…

  • 25 Oct 2017

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

  • 23 Oct 2017

    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.

  • 17 Oct 2017

    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,…

  • 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…

  • 19 Sep 2017

    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,…

  • 18 Sep 2017

    Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi won’t be at the UN herself – unsurprisingly perhaps after the UN’s human rights chief condemned her country’s treatment of the Rohingya Muslims as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. Instead she will give a televised address tomorrow, with a spokesman claiming she would call for national reconciliation and…

  • 17 Sep 2017

    Conditions for the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing into Bangladesh are getting worse by the day: and there’s continued criticism of Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi from her fellow Nobel Prize winners. Her officials say the violence is all down to “extremist Bengalis” in Rakhine state.

  • 15 Sep 2017

    Almost 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have now fled the violence in Myanmar in the last three weeks, including 240,000 children. Refugee camps across the border in Bangladesh are overflowing, and aid agencies fear it could get worse, warning up to a million could flee. The authorities in Myanmar say the army is fighting militants and have denied targeting civilians.Jonathan Miller has…

  • 14 Sep 2017

    The Department for International development has announced a 25m pound aid package for nearly 400 thousand Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks.

  • 12 Sep 2017

    We report from Bangladesh as its Prime Minister accuses Myanmar’s government of “atrocities”, urging the country to take back Rohingya Muslims who have been fleeing over the border.