Humphrey Hawksley has reported on key trends, events and conflicts from all over the world.
Humphrey Hawksley's work as a BBC foreign correspondent has taken him to crises on every continent. He was expelled from Sri Lanka, opened the BBC’s television bureau in China, arrested in Serbia and initiated a global campaign against enslaved children in the chocolate industry. The campaign continues today.
Praise for Asian Waters
A solid overview…informative and thought-provoking
Impressive…sure to inspire and engage
Foreign Minister, Taiwan, 2012-2016
Praise for Man on Ice
Knuckle-whitening suspense…surprising twists
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An interesting take on how the tapestry of Saudi Arabia weaves its web around the world
China’s rapid expansion into the South China Sea has been a global flashpoint since 2012, after a confrontation with the Philippines over the Scarborough Shoal fishing reef. However, tensions over the disputed territories extend well into the previous century. And China’s expansion is rooted in … Read More
Pity China and how swiftly the glittering beacon of its world vision has dimmed! Barely a year ago, the Beijing bankrolled Belt and Road Initiative to modernise the world with new infrastructure was capturing a global imagination. Every country, however weak and corrupt, could dream of its own … Read More