Story – Rise and Fall of Yingluck Shinawatra (Thai Businesswoman and Politician)

Yingluck Shinawatra nicknamed Pu is a Thai businesswoman and politician, she is a member of the Pheu Thai Party who became the 28th Prime Minister of Thailand following the 2011 election. Yingluck was Thailand’s first female Prime Minister and its youngest in over 60 years. Also, she holds the distinction as the world’s first female of Chinese descent to have had led the government of a UN member state. She was removed from office on 7 May 2014 by a Constitutional Court decision that found her guilty on a charge of abuse of power. On the 27th september 2017, she is sentenced in absentia to five years in prison because of her criminal negligence in a rice subsidy scheme program towards rice producers.

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