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Ex-Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeking asylum in UK: Source

Thailand`s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was currently in London and seeking political asylum in the UK, an informed source from her Pheu Thai Party has confirmed.

Sep 29, 2017, 10:24 AM IST

Fugitive ex-Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra spotted in Dubai

Thailand's prime minister says a preliminary investigation shows former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in the Mideast commercial hub of Dubai.

Sep 28, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

Former Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra gets 5 years in jail for negligence

Thailand's ousted former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was handed a five-year prison sentence on Wednesday after the country's highest court found her guilty of negligence in the management of

Sep 27, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

Whereabouts of former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra unknown: Defence minister

"We don`t know where Yingluck fled and whether she has asked for asylum anywhere," Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who is also a deputy prime minister, told reporters.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:20 PM IST

Fugitive Thai ex-PM Yingluck in Dubai, aiming for UK: Junta source

Yingluck, 50, was due on Friday morning to arrive at the Supreme Court for the ruling in her trial for criminal negligence that could have seen her jailed for 10 years.

Aug 26, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Thailand's ex-PM Yingluck flees to Dubai: Senior party members

Thailand`s former PM Yingluck Shinawatra has fled to Dubai, senior members of her party said on Saturday.

Aug 26, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra 'flees Thailand' ahead of trial verdict

The top court issued the arrest warrant against Yingluck after she did not appear for the verdict in her trial over a rice subsidy scheme. 

Aug 25, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Former Thai commerce minister jailed for 42 years for falsifying rice deals with China

Sources close to Yingluck, who was ousted by a military coup in 2014, said on Friday that the former prime minister had fled Thailand.

Aug 25, 2017, 13:51 PM IST

Thai ex-PM ​Yingluck Shinawatra skips court, arrest warrant issued

Thai ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra missed a court appearance in a negligence trial on Friday that could have seen her jailed.

Aug 25, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Thai opposition activist says training ''civilian warriors'' to oust junta

Army chief suggested Wuthipong could have been behind an explosion at a military hospital in Bangkok on Monday that wounded 24 people.

May 26, 2017, 15:01 PM IST

Thai ex-PM Yingluck $450 million bill aimed at her brother

Deposed premier Yingluck Shinawatra today accused Thailand's junta of "hounding" her family after it pressed for a USD 450 million tax bill to be slapped on her older brother Thaksin.

Mar 17, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Thai `Red Shirt` leader back behind bars

Thailand`s most prominent opposition Red Shirt leader was back behind bars on Tuesday after a court ruled that he had breached bail conditions by criticising the junta during a television show.

Oct 11, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

Fans mob Thai ex-PM Yingluck days before referendum

Hundreds of fans mobbed ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra as she arrived at court Friday to give evidence at her negligence trial, where she implored supporters to vote on a contentious referendum this weekend.

Aug 05, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

Ousted party urges Thais to reject junta's constitution

The political party toppled in Thailand's 2014 coup urged voters Wednesday to reject the military's proposed new constitution, describing it as an undemocratic document that would further entrench army rule.

Mar 30, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Thai pro-democracy `Red Shirts` to reject army charter

Thailand`s pro-democracy "Red Shirt" movement will vote against a new junta-scripted charter in a looming referendum, their leader said Thursday, a move that could deepen the country`s political impasse.

Feb 11, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Thailand's ousted Shinawatra clan defies junta with publicity drive

Many analysts believe their Puea Thai Party would still easily win the next general election, which the junta has vowed to hold next year.

Jan 18, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

Thai junta picks 21-member panel to write new constitution

Thailand's military government appointed a new committee on Monday to write a post-coup constitution after an unpopular earlier draft was rejected last month in a move that has delayed elections until at least 2017.

Oct 05, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Thailand's army-backed council shoots down draft Constitution

Thailand's military-appointed reform council on Sunday rejected a controversial draft constitution, delaying the return of democracy in the coup-prone country following last year's takeover by the junta and raising fears that the powerful army may tighten its grip over power.

Sep 06, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Former Thai MPs survive impeachment vote

Thailand`s junta-picked Parliament Friday voted against impeaching 248 ex-lawmakers in a rare reprieve for a party that was unceremoniously kicked out of office after last year`s coup.

Aug 14, 2015, 17:11 PM IST

Ailing Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej treated for `water on the brain`

Thailand`s revered but ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been treated for "water on the brain" and a chest infection, the palace has revealed in a rare statement, amid public concern over the health of the world`s longest serving monarch.

Aug 11, 2015, 06:48 AM IST