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
An enthralling read
Best selling author, Prisoners of Geography
Praise for Man on Ice
Knuckle-whitening suspense…surprising twists
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Privileged to give Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen a copy of Asian Waters. As authoritarianism strengthens, Taiwan stands on real front line of democracy, facing increased military intimidation and interference from Beijing in its politics and trade
Purge & remodel — the vision of the current British government.
The streets in New York's Chinatown are narrow. Packed with humanity, loud conversations and small businesses -- noodle restaurants, laundries and foot massage bars -- they spill out the sounds and smells of East Asia. Some 100,000 people live in this part of Manhattan Island, which lies between … Read More
The re-election success of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes at a unique time for his country because Western democracies are continuing their inward naval-gazing and the world stage is crying out for new players with bold ideas. In his first term, Modi blazed an international trail … Read More