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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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Hong Kong Issued Stamps on People’s Liberation Army

Hongkong has issued  stamps featuring the People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong Garrison . The stamps commemorate the 20th anniversary of the stationing of Chinese forces in the city. This year’s stamps feature insignia from the army, navy and air force, and praise … Continue reading

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Hongkong Issued Stamps on Revitalization of Historic Buildings

The six stamps are printed with a “hot foil effect” to highlight characteristics of buildings given a new lease of life.The projects and stamps are Viva Blue House (HK$1.70), Oi! (HK$2.20), Green Hub (HK$2.90), Stone Houses Family Garden (HK$3.10), PMQ … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Year of Rooster: HongKong

The stamp designs are enriched with patterns of auspicious flowers in the background to symbolise a peaceful life and longevity as well as prosperity and good fortune. These stamps are the sixth set in the fourth Lunar New Year special stamp … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Year of the Rooster

Vietnam Designed by painter Nguyen Du of the Vietnam Post Corporation, the set includes two stamps measuring 37 x 37 millimetres.The first sample, priced at VND10,500 features a mother hen and her chick playing together while the second sample priced … Continue reading

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Hongkong Issued Stamps on  Rio 2016 Paralympians

A total of 24 athletes represented Hong Kong in September, across eight sports.The team’s performance resulted in a total of six medals, leaving Hong Kong 40th in the overall standings.The first of their two gold medals came in the BC4 … Continue reading

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Hongkong will Issue Stamps on Teachers Day

Hongkong will issue “A Tribute to Teachers” stamps on 6th September 2016.September 10 has been designated as Teachers’ Day in Hong Kong.Depicting chalk drawings on a blackboard, this set of four stamps and the stamp sheetlet convey five messages on … Continue reading

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Hongkong:Rio 2016 Stamp Issue

Three of the stamps depict the Olympic Games events in which the Hong Kong delegation has previously won or participated, namely cycling and athletics (HK$1.70 stamp), table tennis and badminton (HK$2.90 stamp) and windsurfing and swimming (HK$3.70 stamp). The remaining … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Hong Kong

Toys of Hong Kong 1940 – 1960 Hong Kong’s toy manufacturing industry can be traced back to the 1940s. The industry started to blossom in the 1950s, when toy manufacturers in the United States relocated part of their manufacturing process … Continue reading

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HongKong Issued Stamps on World Heritage Site Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

The stamps featuring Honghe’s magnificent terraced landscape and its distinctive Hani culture. Added to the World Heritage List in 2013, the cultural landscape of the Honghe Hani Rice Terraces covers 16,603 hectares of land in Southern Yunnan.It is marked by the … Continue reading

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