World news

Myanmar security forces kill at least 13 protesters; small blasts hit Yangon

By Reuters Staff, published by The Globe and Mail MYANMAR troops fired at anti-coup protesters today (April 7), killing at least 13 people and wounding several, media said, as a series of small blasts hit the commercial capital Yangon and a Chinese-owned factory was set on fire. The country’s military ruler said the civil disobedience

Read more

CCSA decides against declaring Covid red zone

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) decided not to declare Bangkok and four adjacent provinces a red zone despite a request from the Public Health Ministry to do so, said today (April 7). On Monday the ministry’s Centre for Action during a Public Health Emergency Committee held an urgent meeting and proposed that

Read more