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"Chinese Idioms and Their Stories" Special Stamps Issuing Ceremony (with photo)

    Hongkong Post today (June 15) issued the "Chinese Idioms and Their Stories" Special Stamps.

     At a ceremony at the General Post Office this morning, Acting Postmaster General Mrs Joanna Choi and President, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Professor Richard M W Ho marked the issue of the special stamps by unrolling a scroll to show the First Day Cover of the stamp issue, acting out one of the idioms, "reading is always awarding".

     As a memento of the occasion, Mrs Choi presented framed stamps and first day covers to Professor Ho and designer of the special stamps Mr Michael Fung.

Ends/Thursday, June 15, 2006
Issued at HKT 17:46