The assurance comes after the finance minister advised journalists' groups to return money linked to 1MDB or risk having their accounts frozen by the MACC.
Myanmar is ranked 138 out of 180 countries for press freedom by Reporters Without Borders.
George Pell, who became the most senior Catholic cleric worldwide to be convicted of child sex abuse, was jailed for six years in February.
Journalists in Pakistan have always been subject to intimidation by the government.
The Department of Public Prosecutions called for the reporters and 13 of the country's leading news organisations to face trial for contempt of court.
A judge found reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo guilty under the Official Secrets Act last September and sentenced them to seven years in prison.
The German government has criticised the 'arbitrary' arrests of German citizens in the past two years.
Investigators specify there are reasonable grounds to believe Israeli troops killed and injured Palestinians 'who were neither directly participating in hostilities, nor posing an imminent threat'.
Forced to give up journalism in Pakistan, Syed Fawad Ali Shah finds himself in the wilderness in Malaysia.
Journalists covering the protests are increasingly becoming a target for the demonstrators.
The country needs an assertive and independent media to challenge politicians who make unsatisfactory statements.
Colombian President Ivan Duque says Guacho fell in an operation and has been killed.
This follows Hunt's concerns of an increase in journalists locked up and even murdered this year.
The Committee to Protect Journalists said 34 of the 53 journalists killed on duty this year around the world were 'singled out for murder'.
Eighty journalists have been killed worldwide so far this year with 348 in jail and 60 more held hostage.
The reporters will remain in prison during the appeal process.
Myanmar nationals, the journalists were charged under the draconian state secrets act after meeting police who handed them documents.
Eleven Media’s chief reporter, Phyo Wai Win, and two editors, Kyaw Zaw Lin and Nayi Min, were arrested on Oct. 10 following a complaint by the regional government in the commercial capital of Yangon.
I am reminded again that nothing is permanent; if anything is permanent, surely it can only be death.
The law, which carries heavy jail sentences for secretly recording government officials or spreading "negative propaganda" using a smartphone or computer, already had parliamentary approval.
Clooney says the journalists' families had already submitted a request for their pardon, adding that the president can grant a pardon following consultation with Suu Kyi.
The Centre for Independent Journalism says it will be difficult for journalists to behave ethically as long as the Printing Presses and Publications Act is still in force.
Deputy minister Mahfuz Omar says Utusan is required to pay compensation in one lump sum instead of monthly instalments to employees who took up the voluntary separation scheme.
Outraged journalists are staging protests and have started a Facebook campaign, changing profile pictures to photos of the jailed duo, daring the authorities to come for them as well.