The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal on behalf of the four jailed Unity Journal reporters who are serving seven-year sentences for breaching the 1923 State Secrets Act, alongside their CEO U Tint San.
Pre-trial testimony began on October 14 in the case of two Myanmar migrant workers accused of murdering a vacationing British couple in Koh Tao, as Thai police asked to extend their detention past an October 15 deadline.
The Ministry of Health has received a US$11.5 million boost to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) in 56 townships in Yangon and Mandalay, with the 3DMG Fund to support the treatment of more than 2000 patients in coming years.
Civil society groups will meet today to discuss a planned code of conduct for election observers, representatives said.
A baby born in Australia to asylum-seeker parents is not entitled to refugee status, a judge ruled on October 15, in a case which advocates said will impact the fate of scores more children.
The British government has summoned Thailand's top diplomatic representative in London to lay out its "real concern" about the investigation into the murder of two British tourists on a holiday island, officials said.
Health officials were insisting last week a cholera outbreak in Yangon’s South Okkalapa township was under control, after hundreds of patients presented at an emergency clinic and Thingangyun Sanpa Hospital for treatment.