Pos Malaysia serves up a menu of local delights in latest stamp series


  • Arts
  • Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019

We are not Malaysians if not passionate about our food. This stamp features (clockwise, top left) the mouth-watering roti canai, hinava, mi kolok and nasi lemak bungkus. Photo: Pos Malaysia

By ELIM POON

The feelgood buzz surrounding the Malaysia Day celebrations continues with Pos Malaysia's latest stamp series called Makanan Kita, which is available in selected Pos Malaysia outlets nationwide.

The stamps feature an array of local food delights from across the country, including air batu campur (ABC), apam balik, nasi lemak, roti canai, mi kolok, hinava, teh tarik, bubur cha-cha, kuih cincin, kuih ketayap, kek lapis, puding kelapa, ais krim gula apong and others.

“Pos Malaysia has carefully selected various local delicacies for this stamp series based on their popularity and public’s recommendations,” says Syed Md Najib Syed Md Noor, Pos Malaysia’s group chief executive.

The public can already get their hands on the complete limited edition Makanan Kita folder set for RM67.40.

The highlight of the series is the Air Batu Campur stampwhere the beloved Malaysian dessert is featured on a miniature sheet.

It shows a bowl of the dessert and a classic shaved ice machine. The Air Batu Campur miniature sheet (RM5) comes with a Spot UV and die-cut features.

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This stamp features the delicious Air Batu Campur, a popular local dessert. Photo: Pos Malaysia

Other philatelic products in this Makanan Kita series include the first day cover, folder and stamp sheets.

This Makanan Kita series is available at selected Pos Malaysia branches or log on to www.eziemall.com. The Stamp and Philately Unit of Pos Malaysia can be reached via email filateli@pos.com.my.

Stamps collectors can also purchase the latest Pos Malaysia stamp issues by signing up with Standing Order Deposit Account (SODA). SODA members will be able to enjoy exclusive benefits offered along with the membership. Those interested can sign up at any post offices nationwide or be a member online at www.posonline.com.my.


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