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Was Thai ex-PM Yingluck a Cambodian passport holder?

THAILAND’S deposed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is reportedly a Cambodian passport holder, a Hong Kong newspaper reported, fuelling speculation that she fled the country via Cambodia. The report from the South China Morning Post comes amid strong denials by Phnom Penh that Yingluck had used a Cambodian passport to avert sentencing in …

In exile, former Thai PM Yingluck breaks silence

SINCE fleeing Thailand nearly 10 months ago, former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra made her first public comments to thank her supporters for their birthday wishes. The popular Yingluck, whose elected government was overthrown in 2014 by the army generals who still control Thailand, fled the kingdom last August during …

Thailand’s hopes of democracy are receding

A former prime minister’s flight bolsters the junta 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 …