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.

  • 11 Sep 2017

    We report from Southern Bangladesh as the United Nations human rights chief declares Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya people is a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”.

  • 4 Sep 2017

    At the weekend, North Korea sent its most provocative message to date by testing what it claimed was a thermo-nuclear weapon. Today, the UN Security Council responded. US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said that North Korea “has slapped everybody in the face” with its latest nuclear test.

  • 3 Sep 2017

    There’s been widespread international condemnation of North Korea after it said it detonated a Hydrogen bomb at an underground testing facility. It was North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date. The device was detonated at the site where North Korea has conducted nearly all of its past nuclear tests. The explosion was…

  • 1 Sep 2017

    Violence in Myanmar or Burma is forcing tens of thousands of people in the Rohingya Muslim minority to flee with nothing but stories of rape, murder and persecution.

  • 30 Aug 2017

    Talking is not the answer when it comes to North Korea, Donald Trump warned today, claiming the US had been paying what he called ‘extortion money’ to Pyongyang for years.

  • 29 Aug 2017

    President Trump declared “all options” were on the table after North Korea fired a missile designed to carry a nuclear payload over Japan

  • 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…