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Thai prosecutors press criminal charges against ex-PM Yingluck

Thai prosecutors press criminal charges against ex-PM Yingluck

By Thu, Feb 19, 2015 4:52PM UTC Comments Off Thai prosecutors press criminal charges against ex-PM Yingluck

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's attorney general has pressed criminal charges against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for negligence related to her government's money-losing rice subsidy scheme....

The impeachment of Yingluck Shinawatra: Worth the trouble for a show-trial?

By Fri, Jan 23, 2015 10:00AM UTC Comments Off The impeachment of Yingluck Shinawatra: Worth the trouble for a show-trial?

When the so-called National Legislative Assembly (NLA) votes in secret today whether or not to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, former House speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont and former Senate speaker Nikhom Wairatpanich, the question will not so much be about their fates, but more about the implications of the verdicts that go beyond a possible ban from politics for five years....

Ousted Thai PM challenges rice subsidy impeachment case

By Thu, Jan 22, 2015 5:58PM UTC Comments Off Ousted Thai PM challenges rice subsidy impeachment case

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....

Thailand begins impeachment hearing of ousted PM

By Fri, Jan 09, 2015 9:32AM UTC Comments Off Thailand begins impeachment hearing of ousted PM

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military-appointed legislature is preparing to start an impeachment hearing against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in connection with her ousted government's rice subsidy scheme....

The curious case of Yingluck Shinawatra’s Bangkok Post (non-)interview

By Thu, Nov 27, 2014 8:51AM UTC Comments Off The curious case of Yingluck Shinawatra's Bangkok Post (non-)interview

On Monday, the 'Bangkok Post' ran what was touted as the "first interview" given by former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since the military coup of May 22, 2014, which ousted her government after nearly six months of anti-government protests and thus a manufactured political deadlock. ...