Final verdict date set in rice case against former Thai PM Yingluck

Originally published on Channel NewsAsia on July 21, 2017

My Channel NewsAsia recap of today's last court hearing date in the case against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra, on trial for negligence in her government's hugely popular, but also hugely controversial rice-pledging scheme. She will give a final testimony on August 1 and the final verdict will be read on August 25, where she could face up to 10 years in prison.