According to a BuinessMirror report dated 8 July 2009, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is planning to replace its existing abaca-and-cotton banknotes with polymer notes. Deputy BSP governor and officer in charge, Armando Suratos, provided no details on the timing of such a move, but stated that it would result
This 50-baht (US$1.45) specimen with commemorative overprint was issued on 1 November 2004 to commemorate the inauguration of the Note Printing Works. The banknote comes in a blue folder. This note exists only as a specimen; there is no regular issue with this overprint (shown below broken into two lines
, On 23 June 2009, the Bank of Korea issued its first-ever 50,000-won note, now the highest denomination in the country. 50,000 won (US$38.85)Yellow and green. Front: Tree branches, grape leaf, berries, and eggplant; painter and author Shin Saim-dang. Back (vertical): Bamboo tree and Japanese apricot tree. Holographic stripe with
1,000 kip (US$0.10) Green and blue. Front: Lao text; three young women; temple; coat of arms. Back: Lao text; dancer; elephant; grazing cattle; power lines. Solid security thread demetalized with Lao text. Watermark: Stupa. Printer: (Bank of the Lao). 144 x 66 mm. Paper. a. 2008. No sig. Intro: 30.10.2008.