28 Sep '11, 8am

Thai PM worth US$17 million

BANGKOK: Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has net assets worth 541 million baht (US$17 million), an anti-corruption body said Wednesday, far less than the wealth of her brother Thaksin. Yingluck's nine-year-old son has 4.4 million baht while her common law husband declared 76.8 million baht in assets, along with debt of 369.7 million baht, according to the independent National Counter Corruption Commission. Yingluck, whose assets include property and other investments, is not the richest member of her cabinet -- that place goes to science and technology minister Plodprasop Suraswadi with 963 million baht. Before taking office, Yingluck was president of Thai real estate firm SC Asset Corp, and previously held various positions within her brother Thaksin's business empire. In February 2010, Thailand's Supreme Court confiscated US$1.4 billion of Thaksin's wealth -- mor...

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