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PHLPost employees tapped as front line workers to assist LGUs

Apr 21, 2020 - 5:41 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 'Post office employees are frontline workers too, responding to any emergency situation where it is needed most,' says Postmaster General Joel Otarra


PHLPost resumes mail operations in limited capacity

Apr 05, 2020 - 4:10 PM

Only domestic acceptance and delivery of postal items will resume. The delivery of mails abroad remains suspended 'until further notice.'

SENDING MAIL. PHLPost resumes operations during the Luzon enhanced community quarantine, but in a limited capacity. Photo from PHILPost

PHLPost unveils 2019 Christmas stamps

Dec 07, 2019 - 5:24 PM

This year's Christmas stamps feature Filipino Christmas traditions

PHLPost launches 'Pinoy Music Icons' commemorative stamps

Nov 16, 2019 - 3:09 PM

The commemorative stamps are in honor of OPM icons Rene Garcia, Rico J. Puno, and Pepe Smith

PHLPost launches stamps to mark 125 years of Sorsogon province

Oct 19, 2019 - 12:28 PM

The 125th founding anniversary stamp features the most famous facets of Sorsogon

PHLPost printing of Iglesia ni Cristo stamp 'not unconstitutional'

Feb 17, 2019 - 8:35 PM

The Supreme Court finds no basis in the claim that public funds were illegally used to print the Iglesia ni Cristo centennial stamp in 2014

CENTENNIAL LOGO. PHLPost will unveil a special commemorative stamp in celebration of the centennial year of Iglesia ni Cristo. Image from PHLPost

PHLPost launches Pada-LOVE project for Valentine's Day

Feb 10, 2019 - 6:45 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine Postal Corporation offers same-day and next-day delivery of flowers, chocolates, and other gifts, along with the services of a Singing Kartero

Photo courtesy of Philippine Postal Corporation

Avoid Christmas rush! PHLPost says send mail, parcels before these dates

Oct 13, 2018 - 3:09 PM

Postmaster General Joel Otarra says the advisory is also for overseas Filipino workers sending mails and parcels to the Philippines

CHRISTMAS RUSH. Mail and parcels usually clog post offices around the round around the holiday season. Image from Shutterstock

PHLPost releases commemorative stamps to mark Philippine Independence Day

Jun 08, 2018 - 6:11 PM

PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost has issued 50,000 copies of the single stamp design which can be bought at P12 each

LOOK: Art by kids with cancer featured in PH Christmas stamps

Dec 21, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Each block of 4 costs P12, while the souvenir sheet is available at P55 each. Get them while supply last at your local post offices.

Need documents from gov’t? Post office ‘Zip Lane’ is waiting

Dec 09, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The ‘Zip Lane,’ based in Philippine Postal Corporation stations, can accept requests for and print NBI, SSS, PhilHealth, POEA documents in less than an hour

Phlpost issues Ferdinand Marcos birth centennial stamps

Oct 27, 2017 - 9:36 PM

Netizens are outraged over a commemorative stamp showing a smiling Marcos with his signature and the words "Birth Centenary," which was issued to mark the centenary of his birth on September 11

COMMEMORATIVE. The Philipine Postal Corporation issued stamps in time for the centennial of the birth of the ousted dictator. Photo by AFP

Independence Day historic landmarks featured in stamps

Jun 12, 2017 - 9:01 AM

PHLPost has printed 102 400 copies of the stamps to be sold at P12 each

PHLPost Independence Day 2017 stamps

Success stories from the 8888 hotline

Oct 09, 2016 - 3:52 PM

Citizen complaints received through the hotline get forwarded to concerned agencies for immediate action

PHLPost to issue Pia Wurtzbach stamps

Apr 10, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Pia joins Manny Pacquiao Gloria Diaz Margie Moran and Megan Young as the latest living legend to have her own stamp

'Singing Kartero' plays Cupid on Valentine's Day

Feb 08, 2016 - 6:48 PM

Send your love through a song this Valentine s Day

PHLPost launches Int'l letter writing contest

Jan 27, 2016 - 8:00 AM

PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost invites students 15 years old and below to join the nationwide letter writing contest with the theme Write a letter to your 45 year old self

PHLPost releases NVM Gonzalez Birth Centenary commemorative stamps

Sep 17, 2015 - 2:20 PM

PRESS RELEASE The stamp will be sold at P10 each

PHLPost exhibits Rizal stamps, memorabilia

Jun 19, 2015 - 3:06 PM

Get to see original and never before seen Rizal stamps artworks love letters and other memorabilia of our national hero Dr Jose Rizal

6 winners of 2014 “Salamat Po” campaign by PHLPost

May 06, 2015 - 7:31 PM

It is PHLPost’s turn to say “Salamat Po” to the 350 000 students from all over the Philippines

PHLPost rolls out new postal ID nationwide

Feb 04, 2015 - 8:16 PM

A total of 260 centrally located post offices are being equipped for new and modernized postal ID cards

#PopeFrancisPH visit commemorative stamps now available

Jan 23, 2015 - 5:04 PM

PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost urges online buyers to place their orders only on the Pinoy eMall site following reports that copies of the commemorative stamps are being sold in the black market at much higher prices

PAPAL VISIT STAMPS. Four art pieces from a design composition form the block of four stamps. Photo from PHLPost

PHLPost to issue papal visit stamps

Jan 07, 2015 - 7:42 PM

The block of 4 stamps will feature the winning designs of the papal visit stamp design contest

Winners of the ASEAN stamp design competition in PH

Oct 15, 2014 - 5:37 PM

The Philippine Postal Corporation PHLPost sent the winning designs to compete with other ASEAN member countries

Re-introducing the art of letter writing

Oct 02, 2014 - 3:16 PM

The activity aims to promote letter writing as a means of communication in today s digital age

11-year-old PH student wins at int’l letter-writing contest

Aug 06, 2014 - 12:51 PM

Filipino student Ashley Nicole Abalos wins the Philippines first medal at the 2014 International Letter Writing Competition for Young People of the Swiss based Universal Postal Union

New rates for ordinary mails – PHLPost

Jul 11, 2014 - 2:52 PM

For the Intra Mail the cost of sending a first class single piece letter posted from one province city for delivery to the same province city shall now be P10

PHLPost launches ASEAN stamp design competition

Jul 10, 2014 - 9:42 PM

Winning design will be sent to Thailand as the Philippine Official Entry to the Joint Issue of ASEAN Community Commemorative Stamp

Stamp for 60-year Germany-Philippines diplomatic relations

Jun 27, 2014 - 4:58 PM

The 60 year diplomatic relations between Germany and the Philippines deserve a stamp

Postal agency unveils Iglesia ni Cristo centennial stamp

May 06, 2014 - 7:38 PM

PHLPost has printed 1 2 million copies of the stamp featuring INC founder Felix Manalo along with the bloc voting group s centennial logo and photo of its Central Temple

BOC, PDEA nab major ‘Ecstasy’ supplier

Apr 04, 2014 - 4:34 PM

The suspect is believed to be the major supplier of Ecstacy tablets in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces

Feel like royalty, get your image printed on a PH stamp

Feb 28, 2014 - 7:52 PM

Like Miss World 2013 Megan Young s new postage stamps Filipinos and tourists can now get their selfies on their mail as well

LIKE ROYALTY. Just like Megan, you can have your face on a stamp, too. Photo by Rappler