PHLPost to issue
special APEC 2015 stamps
Nov. 10 -- The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will issue a special
stamp featuring the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’
Meeting that the country will host this month.
The APEC stamp can be purchased starting Tuesday, November 10 and will be
available at PhlPost until November 09 next year or until supply lasts.
PHLPost creative artist Rodine Teodoro prepared the stamp, which features
the official APEC logo and the words “APEC PHILIPPINES 2015”, Asia Pacific
Economic Cooperation, can be seen on the stamp. The theme: “Building
Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World” were inscribed on the first
day cover envelope.
About 101,000 copies of the APEC stamp were printed by security printer
Amstar Company, Inc. to be sold at P30 each.
Foreign and local collectors are expected to buy the stamps, measuring
The APEC was founded in November 1989 with Philippines as one of the pioneer
member economy. It is a multilateral organization that seeks to foster trade
and economic prosperity among its members in the Asia-Pacific region.
The country will host the APEC meetings on Nov. 18 and 19 in Manila.
The stamps and official first day cover shall be available starting November
10 at the Post Shop, Central Post Office, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio,
Manila and area post offices nationwide. For inquiries, please call
527-01-08 or 527-01-32. (PhilPost)