Caixin
Jan 07, 2019 05:58 PM
BUSINESS & TECH

Former Thai Leader Serving as Chairwoman of Chinese Port Operator

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Photo: VCG
Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Photo: VCG

Sightings of former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra have been rare since she fled Bangkok after a corruption trial in 2017, with her occasionally sighted shopping in London or holding meetings in fancy Singapore hotels. This week, Caixin discovered her in a less-expected place — working as the chairwoman of a Guangdong-based port operator.

Sources at Shantou International Container Terminals Ltd. confirmed that Yingluck, 51, began serving as the company’s chairwoman and its legal representative on Dec. 12. “This fact is well-known,” an employee told Caixin.

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