Jonathan Miller , Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller is based in Bangkok, Thailand. Before moving to Asia in 2015, he spent 12 years reporting out of London on news across the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Jonathan has won four Royal Television Society awards and four Amnesty International TV News awards for Channel 4 News. He is the author of Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines, a biography of the Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, whose bloody rule he has documented for this programme.

  • 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…

  • 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,…