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Thai Ex-PM Indicted Over Failed Rice Subsidy Program

Thailand's attorney general has filed criminal charges against former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra over her involvement in a bungled rice subsidy program that cost the country billions of dollars. Prosecutors on Thursday charged Yingluck with dereliction of duty for overseeing the program, which paid farmers above market prices for their rice. Her opponents say the program was an attempt to win the farmers' political support. The Supreme Court must decide by March 19...

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