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Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Pic: AP.

Thailand: Former PM Yingluck to face charges over rice scheme

By Thu, Jul 17, 2014 5:49PM UTC Comments Off Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military government has given permission for former premier Yingluck Shinawatra to travel overseas for the first time since they overthrew her government....

Thai game plan: Drive Shinawatras into exile

By Thu, Jul 03, 2014 3:43PM UTC Comments Off Thai game plan: Drive Shinawatras into exile

In November of last year, a Thai businessman with close connections to the leaders of the Bangkok protests that eventually drove the Pheu Thai government from power said the real reason for the protest wasn’t just to oust the government....

Thailand anti-graft body to probe assets of former PM Yingluck

By Thu, Jun 05, 2014 7:20PM UTC Comments Off Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's anti-corruption agency says it will investigate the assets of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and four members of her Cabinet involved in a controversial rice subsidy program....

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra freed

By Mon, May 26, 2014 6:57PM UTC Comments Off Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — An aide to former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says she has been released from military custody....

Thai army: Ex-PM, protest leaders held ‘to think’

By Sat, May 24, 2014 4:03PM UTC 1 Comment A Thai soldier stands guard in front of the Democracy Monument in Bangkok after the military seized power on May 22. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — A spokesman for Thailand’s coup leaders says the army will detain former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Cabinet members and anti-government protest leaders for up to a week to give them “time to think.” Deputy army spokesman Col. Weerachon Sukondhapatipak said Saturday that Yingluck and dozens of other political figures have had their...

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