Year of Rabbit-  Malaysia MS 2004.

Year of Rabbit-  Malaysia MS 2004.

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet containing one stamp of 5 Ringgit on 18 Jan 2011  to Commemorate The Lunar New Year- Year of Rabbit. It also carries a logo of INDIPEX 2011 -India International Stamp Exhibition. The sheet also featured the theme of Children’s Pets.

MALAYSIA YR OF RABBIT
MALAYSIA MS 2011- YEAR OF RABBIT-INDIPEX 2011

Miniature Sheet on Malaysian Electricity Generating Company -1999

Miniature Sheet on Malaysian Electricity Generating Company -1999

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet on the 50th Anniversary of Tenaga National Berhad (TNB) -The National Electricity Generating Company on 09 Sep 1999 (9.9.99). The stamp features high tension towers.

MALAYSIA MS ENERGY
MALAYSIA MS ELECTRICITY GENERATING COMPANY – HIGH TENSION TOWERS 1999

Commonwealth Games 1998-2006  – Philatelic Glimpse.

Commonwealth Games 1998-2006  – Philatelic Glimpse

The Commonwealth Games is a multi discipline sporting event involving athletes from Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and has taken place every four years since then except 1942 & 1946 when they were cancelled due to World War II.

The last games were held in Glasgow ,Scotland in 2014 and next are scheduled to be held in Gold Coast , Australia in 2018. The Games are known as Commonwealth Games from 1978 onwards.

 Commonwealth  Games from 1998 -2006

1998 – XVI   Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2002 – XVII  Commonwealth Games Manchester,England

2006 – XVIII Commonwealth Games  Melbourne ,Australia

CWG XVI 1998 KL
MINIATURE SHEET OF MALAYSIA XVI COMMONWEALTH GAMES KUALA LUMPUR 1998.
CWG XVII 2002
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES MANCHESTER ENGLAND 2002
CWG XVIII 2006 STAMP
STAMPS OF AUSTRALIA ON XVIII COMMONWEALTH GAMES MELBOURNE 2006

Roses in Malaysia – Stamps of Malaysia 2003

Roses in MalaysiaStamps of Malaysia 2003

Malaysia issued a set of stamps on roses on 22 Feb 2003. A miniature sheet with two stamps on roses was issued. The rose varieties on miniature sheet were Rosa Centifolia and Floribunda Miniature.

Rosa Centifolia – It is also known as Indian Cabbage rose or Provence rose or Rose de Mai developed by Dutch rose breeders in the period between 17th and 19th Century. Its parentage possibly includes rosa damascena but it may be a complex hybrid. It is a deciduous shrub growing to 1.5m and flowers from Jun to July and seeds ripen from Aug to Nov.

Miniature Floribunda – Floribunda (Latin meaning Many flowering )is a modern group of garden Roses that was developed by crossing hybrid teas with Polyantha roses.

 

ROSES MALAYSIA
ROSES IN MALAYSIASTAMPS OF MALAYSIA 2003

Malaysian Traditional Salad -Stamps of Malaysia 2013

Malaysian Traditional Salad -Stamps of Malaysia 2013

Malaysia issued a set of Four stamps on Traditional Malaysian Salads and its ingredients on 25 Jul 2013. The four ingredients on stamps are

Pucuk Gajus – Cashew Shoots

Kacang Botor – Winged Bean or Goa Beans.

Petai Beans -Flat edible beans with bright green seeds in the shape of plump almonds. One of Malaysia’s must try foods.

Pegaga – Asiatic Pennywort or Gotu Kola.Also commonly known as Centella.                          It is wondrous herb with anti ageing properties.

MAL SALAD1
MALAYSIAN TRADITIONAL SALADS – KACANG BOTOR AND PUCUK GAJUS

 

MAL SALAD2
MALAYSIA TRADITIONAL SALADS – PETAI AND PEGAGA