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RP Issues of 2008





2008, December 15.   Postage Prepaid Postal Cards Featuring Tourist Attractions

Set of 10 at 23p each Card 

Litho Offset.  Amstar Company

Only 1,000 per design issued


Note:  due to the high cost of printing, the cards are sold at 23p each even though the prepaid postage is for 13p only.



BANAUE.  Where one finds a magnificent scene of the country called “the stairway to heaven”, the Ifugao tribe’s famous rice terraces.

BORACAY.  A pristine island off Aklan province with snow white sand and crystal clear water.


BOHOL.  A favorite Visayan dive site with its rich and diverse marine life. 

BOHOL.  A blessed Visayan island rich in fish, fruits and beautiful beaches.


CEBU.  The commercial and educational center of the Visayas and the oldest city of the country. 

ILOCOS NORTE.  The Windmills of Bangui, Ilocos Norte.  The province is a political, commercial and industrial hub that also boasts of outstanding churches and breath-taking coastline.


MANILA.  Capital of the country that has a combination of fascinating destinations of history, culture and the arts as well as exciting night life and bargain shopping. 

MAYON VOLCANO.  A beautiful and symmetrical cone-shaped volcano located in Albay province.


PALAWAN.  Archipelago of Luzon, has been called “the last sanctuary”, an unspoiled haven for wildlife

VIGAN.  An old Spanish town on the far northwest portion of Luzon which still has pavements of cobblestones and some of the finest Spanish colonial architecture in the country.




  • Tourism

  • Ships

  • Marine Life

  • Mountains

  • Volcanoes

  • Horses


Articles by Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak


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Issues of 2008