PhilPost anticipates the New Year with a stamp issue

December 30th, 2014 is glad to inform that the Philippine Postal Corporation has issued its "2015 Year of the Goat" special stamp in anticipation of the coming New Year. The issue consists of two stamps that have been already put into circulation.

On top of the P10 stamp is the greeting "Manigong Bagong Taon" while the P30 stamp bears the English translation "Happy New Year". At the bottom of the stamps are Chinese characters and the words "2015 Year of the Goat".

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2015 is the year of the green wooden goat. The goat or sheep is the eighth animal to heed Buddha's call. It is believed that those born in a goat year are creative, intelligent, dependable, and calm.