Thai king to replace father on new banknotes

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s central bank displayed new banknotes on Thursday on which a picture of King Maha Vajiralongkorn will replace one of his late father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Osaka too strong for Sharapova in California

(Reuters) – Former world number one Maria Sharapova lost her second consecutive first round match with a 6-4 6-4 defeat to Japan’s Naomi Osaka at the BNP Paribas Open in California on Wednesday.