Yingluck Shinawatra Left Bangkok in the Wake of Escalating Violence

Yingluck Shinawatra Left Bangkok in the Wake of Escalating Violence

The Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has left the capital of Thailand, Bangkok, in the wake of the escalating violence. For several weeks already, the anti-government protesters have blocked parts of the capital resulting in an intense and often violent stand-off with government forces. Amidst this confusion, Yingluck Shinawatra left the capital and is currently […]

Promise of Reforms by Yingluck Shinawatra to Quell Protests

Promise of Reforms by Yingluck Shinawatra to Quell Protests

In a desperate attempt to quell protests in her country, Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra proposed the formation of a “reform council” to address concerns of corruption and political reforms demanded by the opposition. Weeks of mass protests in Thailand’s capital have prompted the move by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The body would be “set […]

Yingluck Shinawatra Stands Firm Despite Widespread Protests

Yingluck Shinawatra Stands Firm Despite Widespread Protests

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is standing firm and continue to hold on to power despite the widespread protest against her two-and-a-half-year leadership. In a vote of 297 to 134, Yingluck hurdled in the Thai parliament the no-confidence issue. The impact of the parliamentary vote will allow her to deal with the crisis head-on. Even […]