Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.
Singapore issued set of four stamps featuring Paintings of Chinatown. Each stamp featured a street in Chinatown. These stamps were issued on 17 May 1989.
10c – Sago Street- Sago is starch extracted from Sago palm tree and used in Puddings. Since there were Sago factories in the area hence the name. Now Social and entertainment centre of Chinatown.
35c -Pagoda Street – The name related to Sri Mariamman temple. Chinese called it the Coolie depot. Earlier groceries were sold in the day stalls and tailoring and Clothes in the evening. Nowadays it deals with mainly textiles & tailoring.
75c -Trengganu Street -also known as side street .before the settlement of hawkers this street would be buzzing with maidservants and housewives buying vegetables, meat, food and other provisions.
$1 – Temple street – Buntings and Clothes on decorative bamboos would be attraction of this street. Stalls selling Cooked food, daily provisions, Chinaware, cloaks and blacksmith shops lined both sides of the streets.
A Registered FDC mailed from Singapore to Calcutta (Kolkata) is listed.
Malaysia issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 09 Apr 2009.
50 sen – Historic City of Straits of Malacca (World Heritage Site 2008)
50 sen – Taman Kinabalu, Sabah (World Heritage Site 2000)-First national Parks of Malaysia built in 1964. It is Malaysia’s First UNESCO Heritage sites. It is surrounded by Mount Kinabalu -the highest mountain on the Island of Borneo. This park is home to 4,500 species of Flora and Fauna including 326 Bird species.
50 sen – George Town, Penang (World Heritage Site 2008)
50 sen – Taman Negara Mulu, Sarawak – Mulu National Park has one of the largest known Caves in the World.
Indonesia issued a set of Four stamps on Traditional Dances on 27 Dec 1995.
Rp 150 – Nguri Dance from West Nusa Tenggara.It is a traditional ceremonial welcoming dance.
Rp 300 – Muli Betanggai Dance from Lampung. It was originally performed at the Gawi event of Lampung community. Now a spectacle or performance dance at major events.
Rp 700 – Mutiara Dance from Maluku. It is a dance which portrays the natural wealth of Maluku -the Pearls. The dancers use pearl producing shells.
Rp 1000- Gantar Dance from East Kalimantan. This dance tells about the joy of Dayak tribe while planting rice. The dancers use a long stick and a small piece of Bamboo (Gantar) to perform this dance. Stick to dig a hole in ground and bamboo containing seeds to be planted.
First Day Covers India 2018 – ASEAN -INDIA Commemorative Summit.
The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises of Indonesia , Singapore , Philippines, Malaysia,Brunei Darussalam, Thailand, Cambodia ,Lao PDR ,Myanmar and Vietnam. India hosted the ASEAN -India Commemorative Summit 2018 in New Delhi.
A Set of 11 stamps and a Miniature sheet of 11 Stamps was issued on 25 Jan 2018.The stamps with a theme on each ASEAN country is depicted . A First Day Cover with Miniature sheet is listed.