Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck World

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.
Former Thai PM Yingluck confirmed to be in London World

Former Thai PM Yingluck confirmed to be in London

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country to avoid being imprisoned over a rice subsidy scheme, has been in London, Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai confirmed on January 9.
Thailand revokes former PM Yingluck’s passports World

Thailand revokes former PM Yingluck’s passports

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced on August 28 that the government will revoke passports of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a fugitive after fleeing judgment in her rice scheme trial.
Former Thai PM faces new legal troubles World

Former Thai PM faces new legal troubles

The National Anti-Corruption Committee of Thailand expects to wrap up its probe into alleged dereliction of duty by former PM Yingluck Shinawatra and 33 former cabinet members in her administration by September, local media reported on July 27.
Thai court’s verdict on ex-PM scheduled for August 25 World

Thai court’s verdict on ex-PM scheduled for August 25

Thailand’s Supreme Court has set August 25 as the date for a verdict in the trial of former Prime Minister (PM) Yingluck Shinawatra, who is accused of wasting billions of US dollar on a controversial rice-pledging scheme.