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City Digest, December 24, 2012

Newly elected Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing said yesterday the party was open to talking to the central government's liaison office about details for the chief executive election due in 2017 as long as the office showed "sincerity". Lau said agreeing on a plan detailing new arrangements for the election would build trust between the two sides.

Monday, 24 December, 2012, 5:12am

Hongkong Post handles record 103 million mail items

Many of the mail items the Hongkong Post processes every day go through the sorting office at the General Post Office. Photo: May Tse

Hongkong Post handled a record number of letters and parcels this year, much of it airmail from e-traders, despite long-held fears that the internet would spell the death of global postal services.

23 Dec 2012 - 4:55am

Postal worker jailed over faked doctors’ notes

A Hongkong Post worker was jailed for 26 months for using fake documents he bought from popular mainland shopping site Taobao to get 635 rest days over four years.

20 Dec 2012 - 2:51pm

'Dear Santa': How Hong Kong's little helpers make sure he writes back

A real Santa Claus from Finland is in town to bring festive joy to underprivileged children with special needs. Photo: Nora Tam

Nothing could be much worse at this time of year than for a young child to write to Santa Claus but get no reply back from the North Pole. The good news is in Hong Kong, this does not happen.

9 Dec 2012 - 3:59am

A must-have for collectors - the first set of HK stamps in silk

Hongkong Post will issue the first stamp made from silk in January, making it a must-have for collectors.

The stamp will feature a dragon to celebrate the Year of the Dragon and will be the first of 12 Chinese zodiac designs in silk over the next 12 years.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Day to free your mind and tell how you feel

Hongkongers will be able to send a personal letter to someone they love for free next month.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

HK Post celebrates with new board game and watch

To mark the 170th anniversary of postal service in the territory, Hongkong Post has collaborated with a team of six design students from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) to create new products for the occasion.

They include a board game and a watch.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Stamp-size wisdom

Many Chinese sayings are pearls of wisdom. That is why Hongkong Post has selected some for the theme of its annual children's stamps series this year.

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Stamps to mark century of powered flight

A stamp sheetlet commemorating the centenary of powered flight in Hong Kong would be released tomorrow, Hongkong Post said. The busy flow of passengers and air traffic against the backdrop of skyscrapers on the city's shoreline are depicted on the sheetlet.

17 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Stamps to honour Nobel laureate

Hongkong Post will dedicate a new stamp sheetlet to Hong Kong's Nobel laureate Dr Charles Kao Kuen. The design will be chosen from an open contest. Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing revealed this yesterday on his blog and said the Science Museum would arrange an exhibition about Kao and fibre optics technology, which Kao pioneered.

19 Oct 2009 - 12:00am