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China:Year of Monkey Stamps

China will issue a set of special stamps on 5th  January to welcome the upcoming Year of the Monkey. They include two stamps featuring monkeys with traditional Chinese-style festive motifs and symbols.

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China Issued Stamps on Bao Zheng

A series of special stamps honoring Bao Zheng, a household name in China, were issued on August 8. Bao Zheng (999-1062), an upright official during the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), was known for stressing the dignity of the law. His … Continue reading

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China Issued Stamp on Year of Monkey

This year’s stamps for the monkey was designed by Huang Yongyu, one of the most celebrated cultural icons in contemporary China. The printing of the stamps marked the beginning of the fourth round of the  zodiac animal themed stamps, which … Continue reading

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New Chinese Idioms Stamps

China will issue four stamps on 20th March 2015 on idioms to enhance teenagers’ understanding of Chinese idioms and to inspire them. Bo Le Appraises the Horse (NT$5): Bo Le is the name of a constellation in charge of the … Continue reading

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China Issued Stamp on Year Of Sheep

China Issued Stamp on Year Of Sheep on 5th January 2015.This set of special stamps was issued by China Post on the same day. It has a face value of 1.2 rmb. Designers took sheep as the stamp’s basic design … Continue reading

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China:Christmas Stamps 2014

1) NT$3.5 stamp: The image of a sheep stepping gentle pace welcomes the spring and brings good tidings with pleasure. 2) NT$13 stamp: The image of a sheep of leisure in sitting position implies “everything having gone as one had … Continue reading

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China Issued Stamps on 110th Birth Anniversary of Deng Xiaoping

China has issued a set of four stamps  on 110th Birth Anniversary of Deng on Aug. 22, 2014.

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Fruits of China Stamp Issue

China issued a  set of four stamps featuring fruits on 15th July 2014. Priced at 5.4 yuan ($0.87) per set, each stamp contains the scent of the fruit pictured – peach, apple, pomegranate or kumquat – as a result of … Continue reading

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China Issued Stamps on Dream of the Red Chamber Novel

The novel Dream of the Red Chamber, also known as The Story of the Stone, initially contained only 80 chapters and was circulated in manuscript copies until its 120-chapter printed version was published. It is considered a milestone in the … Continue reading

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New Chinese Stamp on Cantonese Opera

Cantonese opera is a highly-valued traditional performing art in Hong Kong. With a live chamber orchestra and special theatrical costumes, Cantonese opera is an art form involving many skills such as singing, acting, narration and martial arts. Cantonese opera costumes … Continue reading

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