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Yingluck Safe in Dubai, Source Says

BANGKOK — A source close to the Shinawatra family revealed Sunday that fugitive former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is safe in Dubai and would like to have time to reflect on the state of matters.

Supporters Mostly Relieved as Yingluck Flees Thailand

BANGKOK — Supporters of fugitive former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday flooded Facebook with messages of sympathy and relief after learning that their idol had fled the kingdom.

Where’s Yingluck? Reactions to Today’s Verdict Vanishing Act

BANGKOK — Friday morning’s much-anticipated verdict in the politically fraught trial of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was, according to the pundits, supposed to go one of three ways: exoneration, conviction with jail time or conviction with jail time suspended.

Court Orders Arrest of No-Show Yingluck

BANGKOK — Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra became a fugitive of the law Friday when she failed to appear to hear the verdict in...

Khaosod English #Yingluck Verdict Live Blog

The big day is here, and Khaosod English is at the Supreme Court for the verdict in former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's malfeasance trial....

What Would Jailing Yingluck Mean for Thai Politics?

BANGKOK — What does it means if the two-year trial of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ends Friday with a guilty verdict for her alleged dereliction of duty in overseeing a controversial rice-pledging program? What if she is locked up?

Ever-Expanding Contempt of Court Law Worries Lawyers

BANGKOK —  On Monday, a court fined prominent transparency activist Srisuwan Janya 700,000 baht. He was found guilty of the same offense that in...

Court Refuses to Lift Ban on ‘Shakespeare Must Die’

BANGKOK — A film banned five years ago for touching a third-rail of taboo topics will remain that way, a Bangkok court ruled Friday.

DSI Custody Death Was Foul Play, Not Suicide: Court

BANGKOK — Thailand’s special investigations agency said Sunday it has ordered a disciplinary probe into four staff members after a court ruled that a...

Active Suppression of Yingluck Supporters Before Verdict

BANGKOK — A day after hundreds gathered to support former premier Yingluck Shinawatra’s closing statement in her malfeasance trial, the deputy chief responsible for the most serious police cases launched a crackdown against the people who drove them there.

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