Thailand's Supreme Court has put future prime ministers on notice after delivering a landmark verdict on Wednesday against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
China is being lauded as Pakistan’s new partner, in the fight against regional terrorism, by offering soft loans in the interests of securing the China-Pakistan corridor, with some 71,000 Chinese nationals reportedly visiting the country in 2016. Following this...
Yingluck Shinawatra was sentenced today to 5 years of jail for negligence in preventing corruption and irregularities in her Pheu Thai government’s rice-pledging scheme.
Despite years of high economic growth, Asia faces many serious challenges. Regional political relations, economic health, water-security and demographic trajectories will push many key Asian nations towards instability.
Most observers were surprised when former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra did not appear in court on 25 August for the final day of her trial.
It would now seem unlikely that Yingluck or her older brother Thaksin Shinawatra will ever return to Thailand, let alone compete politically
China is plagued by a growing water security crisis and its current solutions are far from sufficient.The reverberations of this crisis have already had global implications, notably encouraging the Arab Spring. Further, as the crisis worsens, national, regional, and...
High profile trial of former Primer Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is entering a new phase after the court denied the defendant to postpone the verdict for health reason, and as she might have fled abroad to escape a possible prison sentence.