Saturday, July 31, 2010

Thailand: WIPO Award Commemorative coins issued

Thailand WIPO Commemorative coins

"World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Global Leader Award to HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej" commemorative coins will be issued on 2nd August. These coins were announced way back in December 2009 and the designs were released in May this year.

Coin details:

Thailand WIPO Commemorative coin checklist

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Friday, July 16, 2010

India: Rupee gets new symbol

The Indian Cabinet on Thursday 15 Jul approved the new symbol for the Indian rupee – an amalgam of the Devnagiri 'Ra' and the Roman capital 'R' without the stem. The symbol was selected from among five shortlisted symbols before the Cabinet. The symbol will not be printed or embossed on currency notes or coins.

For more information read:

Indian rupee gets a symbol, joins elite currency club

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Thailand: Bank of Thailand gets new governor

Thailand's Cabinet on Tuesday, 6th July endorsed the nomination of the country's top banker Dr Prasarn Trairatvorakul as new governor of the Bank of Thailand (BoT). Dr Prasarn will succeed Ms. Tarisa Watanagase, who completes her term in September.

Expect banknotes with new signature variety from October 2010 onwards.

sig 82: Korn Chatikavanij as Finance Minister and Prasarn Trairatvorakul as Governor BOT.

For more information see link below:

Thai central bank gets new governor

Friday, July 2, 2010

Thailand: BANGKOK 2010 - 25th Asian International Stamp Exhibition

BANGKOK 2010 - 25th Asian International Stamp Exhibition will be held in Bangkok, Thailand between 4 and 12 August. Apart from being the largest philately event in Asia, this year's event will feature one of biggest auction ever. "Super Grand Auction Sale" will be organised by Eurseree at the event venue on 7th and 8th August. Definitely looking forward to this event as apart from stamps, many interesting lots of banknotes and coins will be up for auction. If any of you are coming, please let me know and we can meet up at the event.

For more information click on the links below:

1. Official site for BANGKOK 2010
2. Event update from Eurseree

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