Australia’s Operation Sovereign Borders, the policy of turning back the boats carrying asylum seekers has proven to be effective against people smuggling, at least from the point of view of Australia’s right-wing Coalition Government.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military-appointed legislature has voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars.
BANGKOK (AP) — The office of Thailand’s attorney general has announced plans to indict ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye has nominated ruling party lawmaker Lee Wan Koo to replace Prime Minister Chung Hong-won nearly 10 months after Chung offered to resign over a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people in April last year.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stoutly defended her government’s money-losing rice subsidy program, seeking to stave off a legislative vote that could ban her from politics for five years.
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