Category Archives: Asian Philately

Qatar Issued Stamps on Tamim Al Majd

Qatar has issued new postage stamps titled “Tamim Al Majd” (Tamim is glory), featuring picture of the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.The postage stamp features the Emir and the Qatari flag. “This initiative has been taken … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Postage Stamp 

World’s biggest postage stamp currently is Mother of Emirates postage stamp issued by UAE in 2013. It also holds the Guinness World Records for the largest postagestamp.Oct 10, 2016 In celebration of Mother Day on 22nd March 2013, it was revealed the largest postage stamp in the world dedicated … Continue reading

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Hongkong Handover Stamp Issue

Hongkong released  a set of four commemorative stamps to mark the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover. It is also issuing a set of China Post stamps. The “China Post-Hongkong Post joint issue is the second such issue in … Continue reading

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Thailand Issued Stamps on  King Rama X

Thailand Post has introduced the first postage stamp of His Majesty King Rama X on an auspicious occasion of His Majesty’s 65th birthday. The stamp shows a portrait of His Majesty wearing the Maha Chakri Boromratchawong Robes with a description … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on 94Years of Khadhi Movement

By Suresh Rao This Special cover is released on the occasion of Celebration of 94 years of Khadhi movement and 7 days stay (from 16th to 22nd April 1937) of Mahatma Gandhi to attend 3rd Annual Convention of Seva Sangh … Continue reading

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Philippines Released Stamps on Centenary of Saint Stephen’s High School

The stamp was released on 21st June 2017. SSHS is the first Christian-Chinese academic institution in Luzon. In July of 1917 the leaders of the church, headed by Bishop Charles Henry Brent under the American Episcopal Mission, decided to open … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamps on 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement

India Post has released a set of 8 stamps and a miniature sheet on the occasion of 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement on 9th August 2017.The President Shri Ram Nath Kovind released the stamps  at the ‘At Home’ … Continue reading

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Philippines Issued Stamp on Davao del Norte

President Rodrigo Duterte unveiled  of the 50th founding anniversary of Davao del Norte during the province’s Golden Jubilee celebration at the Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex in Tagum City on 1st, July 2017. Assisting the President in the … Continue reading

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9th August: Remembering Kakori

On 9th August 1925, members of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) looted the government treasury from the mail train near Kakori, 22 km from Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh). The Kakori Train Robbery, also known as the Kakori Conspiracy took place … Continue reading

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Thailand Issued Stamp on HRH Princess Chulabhorn Valayalaksana

Thailand has issued a commemorative stamp marking the 60th birthday of HRH Princess Chulabhorn Valayalaksana on 4th July 2017.The princess, the youngest child of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and HM Queen Sirikit, turns 60 on July 4. The stamp … Continue reading

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