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Thailand ex-PM flees country ahead of verdict: reports
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra failed to appear in court to hear the verdict in her trial Friday, amid reports that she had fled the country to Dubai . Yingluck was facing corruption charges involving mismanagement of a rice-subsidy (More)
Thailand top court sentences protest leader to 20 years
Thailand's Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the 20-year prison sentence given to Sondhi Limthongkul in 2012. A former media magnate, Sondhi violated Securities and Exchange Commission regulations when he fraudulently obtained a bank loan, worth (More)
Thailand draft constitution unveiled
Thailand published a draft of its twentieth constitution on Friday amid concerns that it would be insufficient in resolving long-running troubles and that it may contribute to a weak civilian government under the sway of the military. The draft const (More)
Thailand ex-PM goes on trial for corruption
The trial of former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra began in the Supreme Court of Thailand on Friday, as she appeared in court to face corruption charges involving mismanagement of a rice-subsidy program. The charges against Shinawatra inclu (More)
Thailand military court indicts Erawan Shrine bombing suspects
A Thailand military court on Tuesday indicted two foreigners who authorities believe were involved in the Erawan Shrine bombing last August. The two men from the western China's Xinjiang region have been charged with 10 counts, including conspiracy (More)
Former Thailand PM files criminal case against attorney general
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra filed a criminal case against Attorney General Trakul Winitnaiyaphak and other prosecutors on Tuesday, accusing them of abuse of power and causing damage to others in the handling of her case. In Febr (More)
Thailand police issue warrant for bombing suspect
The Royal Thai Police on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant, based on a sketch from a security video, for a foreign man thought to be the bomber who targeted and bombed the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok on Monday. The man in the video left a backpack a (More)
Thailand ex-PM pleads not guilty to charges relating to rice scheme
Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges relating to negligence over the government's rice subsidy scheme. Yingluck maintains that she is innocent, and has stated to reporters, "I hope the court (More)
Thailand ex-PM to stand trial for rice scheme
The Thailand Supreme Court announced Thursday that former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra will stand trial for negligence over the government's rice subsidy scheme. The hearing will take place May 19, and she could face up to 10 years in priso (More)
Thailand court sentences 15 'Red Shirt' members for 2009 riot
A Thai court issued a four-year prison sentence to 15 members of the political group United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), known as the Red Shirts , on Thursday, following a conviction for inciting riots in 2009. The Red Shirts are (More)
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