Top: A supporter of former PM Yingluck Shinawatra holds a portrait of her Friday near the Supreme Court.

This week, the long-awaited verdict of Yingluck Shinawatra’s malfeasance trial took yet another turn as the former prime minister failed to appear in court, with sources close to her saying she has fled to Singapore. In other news, junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha visited a farm project in Nakhon Ratchasima, surprising many when at one point he held and spoke to a frog.

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A soldier erects a fence in front of the Supreme Court Thursday in Bangkok, where Yingluck’s verdict was set to be held Friday. Read: Court Vicinity Declared Off-Limits to Yingluck Supporters


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Cops Tuesday board a train in Lampang province to intercept Redshirts potentially heading to Bangkok for ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra’s verdict on Friday.


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A Singaporean woman uses an automated immigration gate Saturday at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Read: Auto Passport Control Gates Open at Suvarnabhumi – For Some 


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Citizens line up Tuesday at the Ministry of Finance to book commemorative coins for Rama IX’s cremation.


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Chairs stacked Thursday in front of the Supreme Court in preparation for Yingluck Shinawatra’s trial. Read: FAQ: The Rice Program and Yingluck Trial Explained


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Junta leaders wish former PM Prem Tinsulanonda a happy 97th birthday Thursday.


Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha addresses a frog as local officials, members of his cabinet and a puzzled farmer look on from the bed of a truck at a royal farm project Monday in Nakhon Ratchasima province. Read: Prayuth Tells Frog His Fairy Tale Dream on Isaan Goodwill Tour (Photos)


Bangkok Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang  on Wednesday sweeps Pom Mahakan. Read: Harvard Anthropologist Defends Pom Mahakan Community


Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha handles a video camera Tuesday at Government House.


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