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Shinawatra clan faces end of a political era

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The future looks bleak for both the Pheu Thai Party and the Shinawatra family now that former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been impeached and barred from politics by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) over her role in the loss-ridden rice-pledging scheme.

But it was the Office of Attorney-General (OAG) that stole the show yesterday. Just hours before NLA members cast their crucial vote, the OAG announced its intention to indict Ms Yingluck for dereliction of duty in failing to stop losses in the rice scheme as recommended by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC).

Read more: Bangkok Post

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