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Year of the Tiger – Indonesia

Indonesia post issued a set of stamps to mark The lunar year of the Tiger. The tiger is the third sign in the cycle of the Chinese zodiac which consists of 12 animal signs. It is a sign of courage. …

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Lunar year of The Tiger – Mexico

The year of 2010 is the year of the Tiger. This fearless and fiery fighter is revered by the ancient Chinese as the sign that wards off the three main disasters of a household: fire, thieves and ghosts.

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Year of The Tiger – Serbia

Chinese astrology is based on the traditional astronomy and calendars. It also has a close relation with Chinese philosophy (theory of the three harmony, heaven, earth and earth) and principles: the wu xing teachings, yin and yang, five planets, the …

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Chinese Year of the Tiger 2010

The Chinese calendar follows a sequence of sixty years and is based on both lunar and solar movements. Chinese New Year starts on the first day of the new moon at the beginning of the year. This year it begins …

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Year of the Tiger – Hongkong

The heroic tiger plays a leading role in the eleventh issue of the third Lunar New Year series issued by Hongkong Post. This set of 4 stamps illustrates 4 breeds of tigers in different postures – sprinting, patrolling, gazing and …

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