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Thailand's hopes of democracy are receding - The Economist

WHEN Yingluck Shinawatra, a former prime minister of Thailand, fled the country a few days ago, she left more than an empty chair in the Supreme Court behind. On August 25th she had been due to hear the verdict in a case against her for negligence in a ...and more »

Are you bampouzled? - Bangkok Post

Like many of you, I am lost for words in the aftermath of the Yingluck no-show at the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions to hear a verdict on the rice-pledging case against her last Friday. It's fair to say that we ...and more »

The end of the Shinawatras ? - Thailand Business News

The Thai Supreme Court will hand down its postponed verdict on former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's involvement in a rice subsidy scheme on 27 September 2017. We will know then if her apparent decision to go into exile was warranted.and more »

Conflicting theories about Yingluck escape after video of police pickup - The Nation

Security officers are now focusing on two vehicles that were seen entering and exiting former premier Yingluck Shinawatra's residence on the day she disappeared, while another theory about the escape focuses on a police pickup. A security source told ...and more »

Thaksin founded the Shinawatra dynasty, but the military empowered it - The Nation

The departure of the former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country prior to a Supreme Court verdict on her rice-pledging policy, leaves various questions concerning the future of herself and the Shinawatra family, the Pheu Thai Party ...and more »