Yingluck Shinawatra

Bangkok (AP) - Testimony began last Friday (Jan. 15) in the trial of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who faces up to 10 years in prison on charges of mismanaging a rice subsidy program.
BANGKOK, 18 September 2015 – The government is preparing to order former PM Yingluck Shinawatra and former Cabinet members to pay 510 billion baht in compensation for their involvement in the graft-ridden rice subsidy scheme.
BANGKOK, Nov 28 -- The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Friday set January 9 as the date for opening statements in the impeachment case against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on alleged massive corruption in her ousted government’s rice-pledging scheme.
BANGKOK, Nov 26 --  The whip committee of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) plans to start the impeachment process against former Senate speaker Nikom Wairatpanij and former House speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont in early January next year.

Security forces safeguarding PM’s home

Saturday, 29 March 2014 13:58
BANGKOK, 29 March 2014  Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to stay home today to monitor mass protests by the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) as security forces reportedly surround her house. 

CAPO closely monitoring mass protests

Saturday, 29 March 2014 13:57
BANGKOK, 29 March 2014 The Center for the Administration of Peace and Order (CAPO) is keeping a close watch on today’s mass demonstrations in Bangkok by the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC). 

PM: No break from politics any time soon

Saturday, 29 March 2014 13:46
BANGKOK, 28 March 2014  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra insisted that she has not considered taking a break from politics in the near future. 
BANGKOK, March 28 – Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra admitted today she was deeply concerned with her required clarifications to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) on alleged irregularities in the rice pledging scheme on Monday.
BANGKOK, March 28 - Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has rejected a request by caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to extend the deadline for her clarification over alleged malfeasance in the rice pledging scheme. She is subject...
BANGKOK, 26 March 2014  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assigned the Council of State, Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanjana, and PM's Office Minister Varathep Ratanakorn to meet up regarding the Constitution Court's decision to nullify the February 2nd general election. 

Security chief reinstated to original job

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 13:37
NAKHON PATHOM, March 25 – Tawil Pliensri, transferred to an inactive post since 2011, was reinstated to his position as secretary general of the National Security Council (NSC) at the caretaker Cabinet’s order today.
SAMUT PRAKAN, 24 March 2014  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has inspected the landfill in Samut Prakan province which caught on fire last week in an effort to seek long-term preventive measures and provide assistance for the affected residents. 
BANGKOK, 21 March 2014  The Democrat Party is ready to enter the race again, but they firmly stated that the elections must be accepted from all sides, and not be used as a tool for politicians to reap up their country’s benefits. 
BANGKOK, 18 March 2014  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has voiced her concerns over the blaze at a dump site in Samut Prakan province while urging all related units to help extinguish the fire and provide aid for people in the neighborhood. 
BANGKOK, 19 Mar 2014  The National Anti Corruption Commission (NACC) has withdrawn from the network of 6 charter-based neutral public agencies to push for political reconciliation, but instead establishing an investigation team to scrutinize involvement in separatism of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Interior...
BANGKOK, March 18 - Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today declined to respond regarding whether the caretaker government would join the independent agency proposed mediation for a dialogue to resolve Thailand's political stalemate.
BANGKOK, 14 March 2014  Prime minister's secretary-general Suranand Vejjajiva has confirmed that the order to reinstate Tawil Pleansri as the chief of the National Security Council (NSC) will be carried out within 45 days. 
BANGKOK, March 14 - National Security Council (NSC) chief Lt Gen Paradorn Pattanathabut said today that the Center for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) will ask the cabinet next week to lift a two-month state of emergency imposed in the Thai capital and...
BANGKOK, 14 March 2014  The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has given Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra more time to defend her charges regarding government’s rice subsidy program. 
BANGKOK, 14 March 2014 The Center for Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) resolved on Thursday to let the Emergency Executive Decree in use over Greater Bangkok expire, and to revert to using the Internal Security Act to facilitate peace and order instead. 
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