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.

  • 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…

  • 5 Jul 2017

    The United Nations Security Council is due to hold an emergency session in an attempt to ratchet down tensions in the Korean peninsula. Yesterday, North Korea tested a long-range missile which may be capable of reaching Alaska. The US and South Korea carried out their own missile drills in response, with the US Secretary of…

  • 4 Jul 2017

    North Korea has claimed it is now a fully-fledged nuclear power that can target anywhere in the world. It follows a successful  test of its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The timing, on US Independence Day, may well have been deliberate. State television in Pyongyang said the rocket flew 1,700 miles in 39 minutes before landing…

  • 1 Jul 2017

    China’s president Xi Jinping has marked 20 years since Britain’s hand over of Hong Kong – by warning that any activities which threaten Chinese sovereignty or authority are “absolutely impermissible”. President Xi was speaking as Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam was sworn in – there were a few clashes during a protest outside, but…

  • 29 Jun 2017

    The Vatican’s third highest ranking official has been charged with a series of sex offences in Australia after a two year investigation.

  • 26 Jun 2017

    The Iraqi army says the battle to liberate Mosul from Islamic State militants will be over in just a “few days”. Despite a desperate counter-attack of suicide bombings, IS fighters are now thought to number just a few hundred and are holed up in a small area of the old city. Over the border in…

  • 3 Jun 2017

    After initial reports of terrorism, followed by much confusion, Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte has insisted the attack on a casino resort in Manila which left 37 people dead wasn’t terrorism – but the actions of a “crazy” man.

  • 2 Jun 2017

    The militant Islamic State group says it carried out the attack on a casino and hotel in the Philippine capital Manila, which left at least 36 people dead. A gunman burst into the Resorts World complex last night, firing at random before setting fire to gambling tables and escaping with $2m in stolen casino chips.…