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.
Thailand punishes 302 officials involved in rice pledging scheme World

Thailand punishes 302 officials involved in rice pledging scheme

Up to 302 officials from the Public Warehouse Organisation and Marketing Organisation For Farmers along with many warehouse owners and surveyors have been charged with malfeasance in connection with the Yingluck government’s controversial rice pledging scheme, Thai media reported on April 2.