Amy Sawitta Lefevre

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Impeachment process begins for ousted Thai PM Yingluck

/ Nov 28, 2014

Impeachment process begins for ousted Thai PM Yingluck

Thailand's military-appointed legislature on Friday started impeachment proceedings against ousted former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over a loss-making rice subsidy program, seen as a further step to try to end the political influence of her powerful family. Yingluck was removed from office in May, after ...

'Option B': the blueprint for Thailand's coup

/ | May 30, 2014

'Option B': the blueprint for Thailand's coup

On Dec. 27 last year, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, Thailand's powerful army chief, stood before a crowded news conference and stunned the beleaguered government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra by saying he would not rule out military intervention to resolve a deteriorating political crisis. Prayuth said ...