Asia: Trial of Thai ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra due to begin

Thailand lives another political turmoil. The Supreme Court begins the trial of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. She faces negligence charges due of her role on controversial rice subsidiy scheme. Yingluck can be jailed for ten years if she found guilty. The military rulers want to wipe out Shinawatra family from Thai politics. They ousted Yingluck’s brother Thaksin. However, they are very popular by rural population for their populist policies. Conclusion: Thailand and its favourite sport: humiliates the Shinawatra.


Thailand: Yingluck Shinawatra is ban from politics for five years

Thailand is purged their politicians. Thai parliament has decided to impeacement former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. She is ban from politics for five years. Yingluck could be face a criminal probe over corruption to oversaw rice subsidise rice farmers. She would be sentence for ten years in jail. Conclusion: politicians and militaries don’t like her.

Thailand: Yingluck Shinawatra rejects impeachment hearing allegations

After months of uncertainty, Thailand is close for another political crisis. The former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra defends herself on national assembly to avoid impeachment. If she found guilty, she will ban for five years. The accusations centre around a controversial rice subsidy scheme which critics say cost billions of dollars.

Making a rare appearance in public, Yingluck told the National Legislative Assembly that the proceedings were futile because she no longer holds any political position.

“I was removed from my position as prime minister. I have no position left to be removed from,” Ms Yingluck said.

“I ran the government with honesty and in accordance with all laws,” she told the assembly, according to the AFP news agency.

Conclusion: Thai military rulers has a big trouble on their hands.

Thailand: Army leaders detain former PM Yingluck Shinawatra

After months of political turmoil. Thailand lives a strange moment since a coup was staged last Thursday. Former Prime-Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was detained for several yours among hundreds politicians. On Friday, Gen.Prayuth Chan-Ocha has summoned governors, business leaders and civil servants to discuss the future of the country.

Prayuth told the meeting: “I want all civil servants to help organise the country. We must have economic, social and political reforms before elections. If the situation is peaceful, we are ready to return power to the people.” The general said the coup was necessary to “quickly bring the situation back to normal”.

Conclusion: Thai people wanna democracy quickly, less Prayuth.

Thailand: Constitutional court ousts PM Yingluck Shinawatra

Thailand remains in their ongoing political crisis. On Wednesday, Constitutional Court has ousted the Prime-Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. She is accused over abuse of power in improperly transferring Thawil Pliensri, her national security chief appointed by the opposition-led administration, in 2011.”The prime minister’s status has ended, Yingluck can no longer stay in her position acting as caretaker prime minister,” a judge said in a statement. Thai people goes to the polls on 20 july and a new cabinet will form. Shinawatra will replace by Commerce Minister. What’s it means: Opposition are very happy with this rule.

Thailand: Yingluck Shinawatra in court over abuse of power

Thailand lives on hard times in politics. Now. Thai Prime-Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces charges over abuse of power on Constitutional Court. She gives an evidence to defence herself on Tuesday. It was filed by senators who said Yingluck Shinawatra’s party benefited from improperly transferring her national security chief in 2011. The decision is expected on Wednesday, the court said after the hearing. What’s it means: more troubles in Bangkok.

Thailand: Yingluck denies corruption charge

Thailand still in political turmoil. Now, a corruption scandal involves controversial rice purchase scheme. The PM Yingluck Shinawatra is accused of her role on the scheme. Thailand’s anti-corruption commission said on Tuesday that it would charge her for her role in the scheme. In statement issued on her facebook page, she said: “I reaffirm that I am innocent of the accusations by the NACC [the anti-corruption commission].”Even though I am accused of criminal charges and face removal [from office], which were the wishes of people who want to overthrow the government, I am willing to co-operate to establish the facts,” she added. What’s it means: more turmoil in Thailand.