Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok in August 2017 to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence. Photo: AP Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok in August 2017 to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence. Photo: AP
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok in August 2017 to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence. Photo: AP

Thai court voids order for former PM Yingluck Shinawatra to pay US$1.1 billion for losses

  • The finance ministry had sought compensation in 2016 for a money-losing rice farming subsidy programme launched by the former prime minister’s administration
  • The court said Yingluck was not responsible for the alleged corruption because it was carried out by other officials

Topic |   Yingluck Shinawatra
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok in August 2017 to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence. Photo: AP Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok in August 2017 to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence. Photo: AP
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok in August 2017 to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence. Photo: AP
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