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