Yingluck Shinawatra (Thai: ยิ่งลักษณ์ ชินวัตร, rtgs: Yingl... - dofaq.com
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Yingluck Shinawatra (Thai: ยิ่งลักษณ์ ชินวัตร, rtgs: Yingl...

wikipedia - 27 Sep 2017
Yingluck Shinawatra (Thai: ยิ่งลักษณ์ ชินวัตร, rtgs: Yinglak Chinnawat, pronounced [jîŋ.lák tɕʰīn.nā.wát]; born 21 June 1967), nicknamed Pu (Thai: ปู, pronounced [pūː], meaning "crab"), is a Thai businesswoman and politician, a member of the Pheu Thai Party who became the 28th Prime Minister of Thailand following the 2011 general election. Yingluck was Thailand's first female Prime Minister and its youngest in over 60 years. Also, she holds the distinction as the world's first f
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Thailand's Shinawatra clan, allies form new party ahead of polls

Channel NewsAsia - 07 Nov 2018
BANGKOK: Relatives and allies of ousted Thai premiers Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, Yingluck, formed a new political party on Wednesday (Nov 7) ahead of a general election set for early next year, seen as a strategy to win more seats. The military ...
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Thai Junta and Thaksin-Backed Populists Face Off Before 2019 Poll

Voice of America - 13 Nov 2018
Yingluck Shinawatra, Thaksin's sister and prime minister for nearly three years, fled Thailand last year to avoid conviction in a criminal negligence case she says was politically motivated. The junta has sought her extradition from Britain. Eight core ...
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Yingluck drops case against 3 former Democrat MPs

Bangkok Post - 19 Oct 2018
Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday applied to the Supreme Court to withdraw her defamation case against three former Democrat Party MPs - the same day the court was to deliver final judgement. Her lawyers, Norawich Lhalaeng and ...
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Invoking Section 44, Soldiers Seize Thaksin-Yingluck Calendars

Khaosod English - 07 Nov 2018
BANGKOK — Using emergency powers granted by the junta, soldiers and police confiscated piles of calendars Tuesday from a home in the northeast. The 2019 calendars, which bear the images of former prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra, ...
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Family and Allies of Former Thai Leaders Form New Party

Voice of America - 09 Nov 2018
Thailand's last general election was held in 2011, when Yingluck Shinawatra, head of the Pheu Thai Party, was chosen as prime minister. She and her government were ousted from power in 2014. Thaksin Shinawatra was overthrown when the military seized ...
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Police to Get to Bottom of Yingluck-Thaksin Calendars

Khaosod English - 06 Nov 2018
BANGKOK — A deputy police commissioner said he's ordered police to investigate whether anyone violated the law by handing out calendars bearing images of former prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra. Srivara Ransibrahmanakul told ...
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Thailand's biggest party elects leaders as it gears up for election

Channel NewsAsia - 28 Oct 2018
The military, which seized power and toppled Yingluck's administration in a coup in 2014, has postponed elections multiple times since taking over but has insisted the vote will now go ahead in February. Parties are still under a partial political ban ...
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Ex-Thai PM Abhisit retains Democrat Party leadership

The Straits Times - 11 Nov 2018
Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who headed the Puea Thai-led government from 2011 to 2014, is living in exile to avoid a jail sentence for negligence. Her brother Thaksin Shinawatra was ousted by a coup in 2006 and is also living abroad to ...
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Authorities question Thaksin-Yingluck calendar owner

Bangkok Post - 05 Nov 2018
Soldiers and police went to a house of a red-shirt member in Udon Thani province on Monday to query her calendar with the image of former prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra. Wassana Kenhla posted on Facebook saying soldiers and police ...
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Women left behind in patriarchal Thailand

ucanews - 13 Nov 2018
Thailand has also had few women in important positions of political decision-making. The country's first and only female prime minister in its history, Yingluck Shinawatra, was ousted in a military coup in May 2014. The army generals behind the coup ...
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Thai court restores conviction of gunman in political strife

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 07 Nov 2018
The February 2014 confrontation was one of several bloody incidents in months of unrest stirred up by opponents of then Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's government, who called themselves the People's Democratic Reform Committee. They succeeded ...
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Thai PM: Ban on political activity to be lifted by December

Asahi Shimbun - 30 Oct 2018
The military government has imposed a strict ban on all political activity since a 2014 military coup, citing the need for peace and order after months of street protests against a civilian government of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ...
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Thaksin confident pro-democracy forces would win election

Bangkok Post - 18 Oct 2018
He and his younger sister, former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, are both living abroad, in London and elsewhere, as fugitives from justice. They face arrest if they return home, after being convicted of various corruption and abuse of power charges.
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Man who returned whistle to Suthep speaks out

Bangkok Post - 09 Nov 2018
PRACHIN BURI: A whistle that was once blown during the protests against Yingluck Shinawatra has lost its charm for a man who joined the rallies led by Suthep Thaugsuban. “I felt disappointed (with Mr Suthep), so I decided to give my whistle back to him ...
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Thailand army chief says no need to intervene if politics stable

Asahi Shimbun - 17 Oct 2018
In 2006, the military ousted popularly elected Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, a telecommunications billionaire. The latest 2014 putsch saw his sister, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, ejected from power. The coups were part of a long-running ...
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At war with kids and calendars

The Nation - 07 Nov 2018
Most recently, a deputy police commissioner, doubtless bowing to the military's wishes, has ordered an inquiry to determine whether the distribution of calendars bearing images of former prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra, his sister and ...

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