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Journalists fined for defaming president

16:35 Jul 21 2015 Naypyidaw, Mandalay, Myanmar

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Two journalists from the Myanmar Herald were fined to pay one million kyats after publishing an interview with a researcher for Burma's main opposition party, NLD which criticized President Thein Sein. Originally 11 people were charged in this case last year but only former chief editor and deputy chief editor were fined.
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