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.

  • 28 Aug 2017

    Thousands of people have fled their homes following two days of violence in a deepening crisis in the state of Rakhine, in western Myanmar. About a thousand of the Muslim Rohingya minority forced their way over the border into Bangladesh from north western Myanmar – also known as Burma – after coming under fire from…

  • 25 Aug 2017

    The heir to South Korea’s massive Samsung business empire has been sentenced to five years in jail for his role in a bribery scandal that’s already toppled the country’s former president. Billionaire Lee Jae-Yong, who’s the firm’s acting chair, was found guilty of crimes including offering bribes and perjury. Lee’s lawyers said they’d appeal, meaning…

  • 23 Aug 2017

    After weeks of threats, the war of words between President Trump and the leader of North Korea seemed to have gone quiet. Last night, the President told supporters: “I respect the fact that I believe he is starting to respect us.” But earlier today during a tour of the North Korean academy of defence, Kim…

  • 22 Aug 2017

    North Korea has vowed “merciless retaliation”, but senior US commanders are pressing ahead with their joint military exercises with South Korea, saying it’s vital to maintain readiness in the face of Pyongyang’s aggression. At a time when hostility between the two countries has risen to worrying levels, there have been calls to postpone or modify…

  • 21 Aug 2017

    US and South Korean troops have begun their annual war game exercises at a time of rising tension with Pyongyang. The mostly computer-simulated drills are held every summer, but North Korea has called them a “reckless” move, warning they could trigger “the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war”.

  • 17 Aug 2017

    20-year-old Joshua Wong has been jailed along with two other student leaders for their roles in huge pro-democracy protests almost three years ago. On Twitter Wong said they would never give up fighting for democracy, declaring: “You can lock up our bodies, but not our minds!”

  • 16 Aug 2017

    It was the deadliest night in a deadly war on drugs, as Philippine police killed 32 people alleged of involvement in the drugs trade, the highest death toll in a single day of police operations since President Duterte took office. Amnesty International declared the shootings in Bulacan province had plumbed “new depths of barbarity”. A warning:…

  • 9 Aug 2017

    It was on this day in 1945 as the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki President Truman spoke of a ‘rain of ruin’. The bomb’s code name was ‘fat man’. In what may be an uncanny or deliberate echo of that. 72 years later President Trump has threatened North…

  • 7 Aug 2017

    North Korea has responded to new, tougher international sanctions by pledging to boost its nuclear arsenal and threatening the United States with a “thousand fold” revenge. There were strong words from North Korea’s foreign minister who’s in Manila for a security summit of regional leaders. His country, he warned, was ready to teach the US…

  • 6 Aug 2017

    China has urged North Korea to end its nuclear missile activities – and stop provoking the international community’s goodwill.

  • 29 Jul 2017

    The US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, says China and Russia bear “unique and special responsibility for North Korea’s growing threat to regional and global stability”.

  • 28 Jul 2017

    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…

  • 14 Jul 2017

    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…

  • 13 Jul 2017

    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.

  • 6 Jul 2017

    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…