Republic of the Philippines - Stamps & Postal History

RP Issues of 2003




2003, October 17.  "No to Drugs" Campaign

2001 Presidential Seals Overprinted in Red

Litho Offset.  Amstar Company, Inc.,  Perf. 13.5

Singles, Sheets of 200



     5p  Presidential Seal - Singles     (2,912,200)

  15p Presidential Seal - Singles   (1,891,200)



First Day Covers:  Manila



All-out War Against Illegal Drugs

Saying that drugs kill more people than the combined forces of terrorism and SARS, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has called on all Filipinos, especially the youth, to launch a new People Power against the drug menace in the country.

In line with this, Philippine Postal Corporation is overprinting two (2) of the Presidential Seal Definitive stamps with the slogan "No to Drugs" to publicize this government priority program against the spread of illegal drugs.



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Articles by Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak

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Issues of 2003