Tags : Bank Notes


New 100 banknotes cause confusion among Thais

A new set of Thai banknotes, to commemorate the anniversary of His Majesty the King’s coronation, have been released. The 1,000 baht note is larger than its original size and is printed in a portrait orientation in 3D magnetic ink, to prevent counterfeiting. The 100 baht note is printed using the same technology. Both new […]Read More


Phuket Police hunt man passing off fake B1,000 banknotes

PHUKET: Thalang Police are searching for a man who bought an iPhone with fake banknotes following a report filed yesterday (July 26). The victim, 20-year-old Manfah Meemak, listed an iPhone 6s for sale through a Facebook group and was contacted yesterday (July 26) by a user, under the name ‘Mo May’ and with the profile […]Read More


Thailand’s new 1,000-baht banknote wins international award

The first issue of 1,000 baht banknotes of the reign of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn has won The Best New Banknote Award at the High Security Printing Asia 2018 international conference held in Hanoi, Vietnam. The banknote was cited for its unique printing technology using the optically variable magnetic ink (OVMI), the first of […]Read More


New 500-baht, 1,000-baht banknotes now in circulation

BANGKOK, 28th July 2018 (NNT) – The general public can now exchange cash for new 500-baht and 1,000-baht banknotes at commercial banks. Many people queued up at the Government Savings Bank’s branch at the Marketing Organization for Farmers to exchange their cash for the new 500 and 1,000 baht banknote design featuring a portrait of […]Read More


New 500 and 1,000 baht banknotes in circulation from July

The Bank of Thailand will put new 500 and 1,000 baht banknotes in circulation on July 28 to mark His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun’s birthday, BoT governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said on Tuesday. The front of both the new 500 and 1,000 baht banknotes show a portrait of King Vajiralongkorn in an air force commander […]Read More


King Rama X banknotes to debut April 6

The first banknotes bearing his His Majesty the King’s image will be available on April 6, initially in three denominations. The three denominations are 20, 50 and 100 baht, Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai Santipraphob said on Thursday. Full story: Bangkok Post APORNRATH PHOONPHONGPHIPHAT BANGKOK POSTRead More


Chinese-Thai fake note gang busted in Pattaya

A nine-member gang that allegedly printed and sold fake US dollar bills in Thailand was busted and fake US bills with a face value of US1.26 million (about 42 million baht) were seized. The arrest of the gang whose leader is a Chinese identified as Zhu Ifeng, 35, was revealed at a press conference at […]Read More