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  • So long, farewell – Yingluck says goodbye to Thai politics

    So long, farewell – Yingluck says goodbye to Thai politics

    Former Thai PM, and fugitive, Yingluck Shinawatra is saying she has “washed her hands of Thai politics” because she has suffered enough from her political role in the past. In a Twitter post she denied a report in Thai newspapers that she had personally nominated a former minister to become Pheu Thai party’s candidate for PM in the forthcoming election, saying that the nomination process is an internal matter for the party. Ms Yingluck says that for the time being she has had a lot of work and responsibilities to take care of.

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    Politics: Yingluck’s first public message in 10 months

    Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has spoken out for the first time since she fled Thailand nearly 10 months saying thank you to her supporters for their birthday wishes.

  • Where’s Yingluck? CNN report contradicts Thai PM

    Where’s Yingluck? CNN report contradicts Thai PM

    Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in London and seeking political asylum in the United Kingdom, a source in her Pheu Thai Party told CNN on Thursday. The Supreme Court convicted Yingluck on Wednesday of dereliction of duty over a controversial rice subsidy program and sentenced her to five years in prison. The scheme cost Thailand billions of dollars.