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.
Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019 World

Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reiterated on May 22 that the general election will take place in early 2019 and no sooner, rejecting the possibility of an earlier election as requested by the opposition party.
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.