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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

LOOK: PHLPost releases 'Sandaan' stamp

Sep 15, 2019 - 6:46 PM

The commemorative stamp is released in celebration of 100 years of Philippine cinema

PHLPost 100 years of Cinema commemorative stamps . Photo from PhilPOST

New scheme: Cigarette tax stamps traded for sardines, noodles

Apr 09, 2019 - 3:40 PM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue discovers a new scheme by illicit tobacco traders: offering sardines or a pack of noodles in exchange for tax stamps

LOOK: Catriona Gray limited edition stamp unveiled

Feb 23, 2019 - 11:41 AM

Catriona joins the list of personalities featured in stamps such as Pia Wurtzbach, Megan Young, and Manny Pacquiao

Philippine Postal Office Creative Artist Rodine Teodoro shows the commemorative stamp he designed bearing the photo of 2018 Miss Universe Cateriona Gray on February 27, 2019. The price of each stamp is P 55 and P 12. PHOTO BY INOUE JAENA

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How the TRAIN law affects documentary stamp tax

Nov 16, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The Philippine Tax Whiz discusses the changes in documentary stamp tax rates under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law

LOOK: Classic Presidential cars on commemorative stamps

Aug 06, 2018 - 9:29 AM

The Presidential cars collectible stamps, a true collector's delight, will be unveiled during History Con 2018 on August 10

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: Philpost releases Mama Sita commemorative stamp

Jan 18, 2018 - 7:04 PM

Philpost honors the culinary icon in a limited edition stamp

   MAMA SITA. The Philippine Postal Office has released a special stamp in honor of Mama Sita

Britain celebrates 'Game of Thrones' with new stamps

Jan 04, 2018 - 9:29 PM

Ten characters are featured in the stamps

A handout picture released on January 4, 2018 shows British actor Kit Harington who plays Jon Snow, one of the the characters of the hit US show Game of Thrones, part of a new collection of stamps released by the Royal Mail. / AFP PHOTO / ROYAL MAIL / HBO / Handout / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / ROYAL MAIL / HBO " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - NO ARCHIVES - NO USE AFTER FEBRUARY 23, 2018

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.

Morales, Benham Rise, Mighty | Evening wRap

Mar 24, 2017 - 7:57 PM

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P3.2-B cigarettes with fake stamps found in Bulacan warehouses

Mar 24, 2017 - 3:02 PM

The raid on the warehouses storing Mighty Corporation cigarettes is made two days after the government filed a P9 6 billion tax evasion case against the company

RAID. Revenue officials discover cigarettes with fake tax stamps in two warehouses in Bulacan on March 24, 2017. Photo by BOC

Mighty Corporation takes up Duterte's offer to pay P3B

Mar 15, 2017 - 6:47 PM

Alexander Wongchuking writes the President to tell him they will pay a P1 billion downpayment and asks if they could pay the balance on installment

Mighty Corp. President Alex Wongchuking visits the NBI headquarters in Manila on March 7, 2017 on the same day that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his arrest. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Benham Rise, Lorenzana, Mighty Corp | Evening wRap

Mar 10, 2017 - 9:22 PM

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Duterte to Wongchukings: Pay double, I'll forget about it

Mar 09, 2017 - 5:39 PM

The President says the P1 5 billion offer of Mighty Corporation owners is unacceptable : There was deceit So he needs to give double He should offer P3 billion

'I'LL FORGET IT.' President Duterte is open to 'forgetting' about the falsification of tax stamps by Mighty Corp if they pay the government P3 billion. Photo by King Rodriguez/Presidential Photo.

DOJ issues lookout bulletin orders vs Mighty Corp owners

Mar 09, 2017 - 11:17 AM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the lookout bulletin orders are in connection with the smuggling allegations against the cigarette company

Aguirre: Mighty Corp owner can't be arrested without charges

Mar 08, 2017 - 5:12 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says it is up to the DOF the BIR and the BOC to file the necessary complaint against Alex Wongchuking

ANOTHER RAID. Customs officials inspect cigarette cartons inside a container van belonging to Mighty Corporation in Tacloban City on March 8, 2017. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Mighty Corp blames 'malfunctioning' BIR devices for 'fake' stamps

Mar 08, 2017 - 12:21 PM

The Department of Finance says revenue agencies are gathering evidence to support an air tight case against the country s oldest cigarette company

Mighty Corporation, Yasay, Abad | Evening wRap

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:01 PM

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Duterte orders arrest of Mighty Corp owner

Mar 07, 2017 - 2:11 PM

5th UPDATE President Rodrigo Duterte accuses Mighty Corporation of economic sabotage and of attempting to give him a boxful of money when he was mayor

FIGHT VS CORRUPTION. President Rodrigo Duterte is in deep thought during the 13th Cabinet meeting at the State Dining Room in Malacañang Palace on March 6, 2017. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Pho

News Briefs: March 2, 2017

Mar 02, 2017 - 10:59 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday March 2

Dominguez to BIR: Tighten monitoring of fake tax stamps

Jan 25, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue is looking into the alleged use of fake tax stamps by certain tobacco manufacturers

This picture shows electronic cigarettes (C-row) on display at a stall in Manila on April 12, 2013. The Philippine health department warned the public on April 12 against electronic cigarettes, saying the tobacco substitute could turn children into smokers. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO / AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO

LOOK: Dutch supermodel Doutzen Kroes featured in new stamps

Sep 11, 2016 - 11:27 AM

Photographer and music video director Anton Corbijn takes the pictures of Doutzen for the postage stamps

This handout picture released by PostNL on September 10, 2016 shows a postal stamp created by Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn, featuring model Doutzen Kroes.   They're not your usual boring stamps showing bucolic scenes or national landmarks. Instead, the Dutch post office is rolling out a collection with supermodel Doutzen Kroes in a series of poses. Her arms coyly crossed across her naked chest, or clad only in a swimsuit, the former Victoria's Secret lingerie girl will likely have many philatelists cheering.  / AFP PHOTO / ANP / PostNL / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / POSTNL/ ANTON CORBIJN" - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - NO ARCHIVE / NETHERLANDS OUT

'Imprints of history': PhilPost holds heroes stamps exhibits

Jun 12, 2016 - 10:45 AM

The two exhibits serve as a mini history lesson with stamps and photo walls celebrating defining moments of Philippine history

FILIPINO IDENTITY. The PhilPost Heroes Exhibit attracts young crowds in SM City Manila. Photo by Renzo Acosta/ Rappler

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach receives her stamps from PHLPost

Apr 20, 2016 - 10:10 AM

Postmaster General Joel Otarra presents the stamps to Pia during her visit in the country

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

#AskTheTaxWhiz: How passive income is better than compensation income

Mar 02, 2016 - 2:30 PM

Learn more about taxes on documents new rules for financial statements and how being an entrepreneur or investing means being taxed less in the long run

HABIT. People often go back to their usual habit of living paycheck to paycheck because they do not follow a saving plan. Shutterstock photo

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

Pacman Fever sweeps the Philippines ahead of Mayweather fight

Apr 21, 2015 - 11:35 AM

Millions of Filipinos are getting ready to party as Manny Pacquiao s fight of the century with Floyd Mayweather nears

"12 DAYS OUT". Superstar Manny Pacquiao trains with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, Monday at the Wild Card Boxing Club as he prepares for his upcoming 12-round welterweight world championship unification mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Gwyneth Paltrow flunks food stamp challenge

Apr 18, 2015 - 10:35 AM

She writes about her failure on her lifestyle blog Goop

FOOD STAMP CHALLENGE FAIL. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits she failed to finish the Food Stamp Challenge

Pacquiao-inspired postage stamps to be released by PHLPost

Apr 14, 2015 - 3:49 PM

PHLPost is set to issue 500 000 copies featuring a photo of Manny Pacquiao ahead of his May 2 fight with Floyd Mayweather

#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

DOF OKs new tax stamps on cigarettes

Sep 15, 2014 - 3:27 PM

The stamps will help the Bureau of Internal Revenue track the payment of taxes for each cigarette pack manufactured locally or imported in the country

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

Rare stamp sells for world-record $9.5M

Jun 18, 2014 - 8:23 AM

Bidding began at 4 5 million and it took just two minutes to sell the stamp to an anonymous bidder on the phone says Sootheby s

RECORD SETTING. The British Guyana 1c magenta stamp, which sold for $9.5 million. Image courtesy Wikimedia Commons (public domain)

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

Megan Young on her Miss World travels and own PH stamps

Mar 24, 2014 - 8:09 PM

The Philippines first Miss World win is immortalized in a limited edition Megan Young postage stamp

HONOR. Megan Young is immortalized in a limited edition postage stamp. Photo by Francis Malasig/European Pressphoto Agency

PH to offer Pope Francis stamps

Mar 19, 2014 - 11:57 AM

Through these stamps the Philippines aims to promote electronic remittance

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

Harry Potter stamps rattle US philatelists

Nov 20, 2013 - 1:45 PM

Harry Potter stamps cause a stir among US philatelists who say the British boy wizard should not be on American mail

MAGICAL MAIL? Harry Potter stamps delight the fans but US philatelists complain. AFP Photo

5 steps to stamp out corruption in the Philippines

Sep 17, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Top business and government leaders speak about how to root out corruption in the Philippines