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Ousted Thai PM faces power-abuse allegation
Bangkok, July 28 : Thailand's Election Commission (EC) is accusing former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra of abusing power by using public funds to campaign for elections, local media reported Monday.
Yingluck Shinawatra allowed to go on Europe tour
Bangkok, July 17 : Former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra has been allowed to leave the country for a European tour starting July 20 until early next month.
Ex-Thai PM moves anti-graft body to call more witnesses
Bangkok, July 8 : Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra authorised her lawyer, Norawit Laleang, to petition the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) Tuesday against its resolution to dismiss Yingluck's request to include eight additional witnesses.
Assets of Thai ministers to be investigated
Bangkok, June 5 : Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) Thursday decided to set up a panel to investigate the assets of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and several of her ministers involved in the controversial rice-pledging scheme.
Yingluck sends first message to supporters after coup
Bangkok, June 1 : Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra Sunday thanked her supporters via Facebook for their support.
Yingluck expected to be released within one week
Bangkok, May 24 : A number of prominent Thai political figures, including former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who have been detained by the military are expected to be released within a week, deputy army spokesman Winthai Suvaree said Saturday.
Former premier among many detained by Thailand's military rulers
Bangkok, May 23 : Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and key members of her army-ousted government have been detained by Thailand's military rulers along with scores of other people on both sides of the countrya's political conflict.
Thailand: Former PM detained
Bangkok, May 23 : In a significant development, the military rulers in Thailand have detained country's ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday , media reports said.
Deposed Thai PM among those detained for questioning
Bangkok, May 23 : Deposed Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra, a few former Thai cabinet ministers, several anti-government protest leaders and pro-government Red Shirt leaders were detained by the military at unknown spots Friday, sources said.
Ousted Thai PM to face impeachment over rice-pledging
Bangkok, May 8 : Thailand's anti-corruption watchdog Thursday opted unanimously to suggest the impeachment of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over her decision-making in a costly rice-pledging scheme.
Thai court ousts Yingluck, caretaker PM appointed
Bangkok, May 7 : A Thai court Wednesday ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down on charges of abusing power following which a caretaker prime minister was appointed.
Thai court orders Yingluck to step down as PM
Bangkok, May 7 : A Thai court Wednesday ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down on charges of abusing power.
Thai court to rule if PM abused power in transfer order
Bangkok, May 6 : The Thai Constitutional Court said Tuesday that it would deliver a verdict Wednesday on the allegation that caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra had abused power.
Thai caretaker PM denies abuse of power
Bangkok, May 6 : Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday denied an allegation that she abused power for personal benefits.
Thai PM to promote her country as democratic state
Bangkok, May 3 : Thai acting Premier Yingluck Shinawatra will reassure the ASEAN community next week that Thailand remains a democratic state despite an internal political conflict.
Thailand new general elections to be held July 20
Bangkok, April 30 : The Thai caretaker government Wednesday agreed with the Election Commission (EC) to hold a new general election on July 20 even as it was not clear whether caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will contest.
Thai caretaker PM concerned over frequent bomb blasts
Bangkok, April 8 : Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday expressed concern over recent bomb explosions in the southernmost province of Yala.
Thailand's 'Red Shirts' warn of 'civil war' if PM Shinawatra ousted
London, Apr. 6 : Thailand's pro-government movement leaders have warned that any attempts to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra would lead to a civil war.
Tens of thousands join pro-government rally in Bangkok
Bangkok, April 6 : Tens of thousands of people from across Thailand joined a pro-government rally in Bangkok Saturday to express their support for caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Bangkok Post reported.
Thai PM gets 15-day breather before testifying
Bangkok, March 13 : Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra got some relief Thursday after the country's National Anti- Corruption Commission (NACC) gave her 15 more days to prepare testimony over the alleged negligence of duty in the rice subsidy scheme.
Thai PM's lawyers seek more time to study documents
Bangkok, March 12 : Lawyers for Thailand's caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday asked the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) for 45 more days to study rice-pledging graft charges against the premier.
Thai caretaker PM sued for murder
Bangkok, March 11 : Relatives of two Thai anti-government protestors killed in the deadly clashes in Bangkok in February this year Tuesday filed a criminal lawsuit against caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and five others for premeditated murder.
Thailand 'inseparable' nation: Yingluck
Bangkok, March 3 : Thailand is one inseparable nation state and the caretaker government does not support any bid to ever divide it, acting Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday.
Let's talk live on TV: Thai protest leader
Bangkok, Feb 27 : Thailand's anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban Thursday agreed to hold talks with caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on the condition that the talks are one-on-one and broadcast live on TV.
Thai protest leader proposes talks on TV
Bangkok, Feb 27 : Thailand's anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) leader Suthep Thaugsuban Thursday agreed to hold talks with caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, provided the negotiations are one-on-one and televised live, media reported.
Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra refutes corruption claims
London, Feb. 21 : Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has reportedly issued a statement refuting charges of corruption leveled against her in connection with her role in a controversial rice purchase scheme.
Protestors block Thai PM's office
Bangkok, Feb 17 : Thai anti-government protestors Monday blocked Government House to prevent caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's planned return to her office here.
Thailand votes amid boycott, protests
Bangkok, Feb 2 : Voting ended in Thailand's general elections Sunday amid protests and opposition boycott aimed at preventing re-election of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Extra security for Thailand PM on polling day
Bangkok, Feb 1 : Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and other cabinet ministers will be provided extra security when they go to vote Sunday, media reported.
Thai election commission wants polls to delayed
Bangkok, Jan 27 : Thailand's election commission proposes to tell caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in talks scheduled for Tuesday that the Feb 2 elections should be delayed by six months, an official here said Monday.