Yingluck Shinawatra

  • May 23, 2014  

    In our news wrap Friday, Thailand’s ousted prime minister was detained and 150 political leaders were barred from leaving the country. In response, the U.S. suspended $3.5 million in military aid to Thailand. Also, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told CBS News it would be premature to fire Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki over allegations of delayed care. Continue reading

  • May 7, 2014  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, Thailand’s constitutional court ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to leave office. The court ruled that she had abused her power by transferring a top official to another position purely for political benefit. Also, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said that the economy is rebounding after an exceptionally long and severe winter. Continue reading

  • October 25, 2011  

    Floodwaters broke through protective barriers around Bangkok’s Don Muang Airport on Tuesday, forcing its closure. Margaret Warner discusses the city’s worst flooding in decades with GlobalPost’s Patrick Winn. Continue reading