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.

  • 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.

  • 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…