Thai Prime Minister has assets of 17 million USD
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Thai Prime Minister has assets of 17 million USD

Bangkok : Thailand | Sep 28, 2011 at 5:52 AM PDT
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New Thai Prime Minister Shinawatra Yingluck have total assets worth 541 million baht (17 million USD), AFP quoted the anti-corruption agency announced on 28-9 this country, much lower than his outstanding Thaksin her death.

Her 9-year-old son also has some properties Yingluck 4.4 million baht ($ 141,000) while her husband declared assets 76.8 million baht (USD 2.47 million) and 369.7 million baht debt (11.92 million), according to data of the Commission of national anti-corruption, an independent organization with the government.

The assets include her Yingluck real estate and other investments.According to these data, were not the richest people in Thailand's cabinet. The number one spot belongs to the Minister of Science and Technology Plodprasop Suraswadi assets 963 million baht (31.05 million USD).

Before taking office, she was president Yingluck real estate company SC Asset operations in Thailand, was earlier used to take many different positions in the business empire of his grandmother, Mr. Thaksin.

May 2-2010, the Supreme Court of Thailand has seized assets worth $ 1.4 billion of Mr. Thaksin, more than half of his wealth, he was charged with abuse of power to earn as assets mentioned above. Mr. Thaksin was a big tycoon in the telecommunications industry and is currently in exile abroad. He was sentenced to the absence of corruption in Thailand in 2008 and could be jailed if returned.

In an effort to fight corruption, all Thai politicians have to declare their assets before the Committee of national anti-corruption a month after taking office, and again after leaving office. Those who report false property owner may be prohibited to work in the state in five years.

Former Prime Minister Vejjajiva Abhisits reported his assets increased by 3 million baht ($ 96,700) after two years as prime minister, to 54 million baht (1.74 million), according to the Commission national anti-corruption.

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Le Thi Bich Lan is based in Vũng Tàu, Đông Nam Bộ, Vietnam, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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