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Philip Sherwell


Philip Sherwell is the Bangkok-based Asia Editor for The Daily Telegraph, Britain’s best-selling quality newspaper, for whom he has been covering international news for 26 years.


He returned to Thailand in 2015 after 11 years as Chief US Correspondent for the Telegraph titles in New York and Washington and previously worked as The Sunday Telegraph’s Chief Foreign Correspondent, covering the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo and conflicts such as Sierra Leone, East Timor and Darfur.


He began his career as Telegraph Central Europe Correspondent in Berlin in 1990, before three years in Bangkok as South East Asia Correspondent from 1993 to 1996.


He is in conversation with Ma Thida: Is Burma still at a fork in the road? and is moderating The Trouble with Rivers panel.


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