Postal Stationery

Worth a thousand words

In these days of e-mail, social networking sites and so on, the gentle art of writing a postcard (like the hand-written thank-you note) seems in terminal decline.

Sunday, 11 March, 2012, 12:00am

Another HK$2m to win public support

Like it or not, you will get a postcard in the mail in the next few days calling for your support for the government's electoral reform proposals.

12 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Her recipe for success is make the clients wait

Zhao Yue is creative director of Panda Mandy's Slow Delivery, a start-up, snail-paced postal service that is the perfect antidote to today's hectic world.

Where did this idea come from?

8 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

travellers' checks

Changes on the cards

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Postcards on dream harbour

A postcard is not merely a greeting to your friends - it can be used to show creativity and voice your thoughts on the harbour. An English postcard design contest, 'My Dream Harbour - Creative Post Card Competition for Primary School Students 2004' organised by Learning Plus Language Centre, aims to develop young people's writing skills and spread the message about protecting the harbour.

25 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Post-1997 images

S OME PEOPLE will express their feelings about the sixth anniversary of Hong Kong's July 1 handover through celebrations as well as a mass protest march. South China Morning Post photojournalist Dustin Shum has chosen to express his feelings through images he has captured on camera over the past six years.

25 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Disney postcard issue

The Post Office will issue a set of eight postcards to celebrate Walt Disney's 100th anniversary on August 17. The postcards will feature characters created by the company and cost $10 each or $75 for the set.

10 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Postcards bring joy to friends and family

If you go travelling, sending postcards home is important.

Postcards can bring delightful messages to anxious parents and friends.

They also show them scenic spots of the country that you are visiting.

The cost of sending postcards can be expensive, especially if you are homesick and have been away for a long time.

5 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Our future is on the cards

With the coming handover fuelling discussion here and abroad, two artists are turning to a simple medium to capture the ideas of those most affected - in Hong Kong, Britain and China - by using postcards. As part of the Youth Arts Festival in November, Jo Nichols and Deborah McAulay have initiated a project called One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-Seven Postcards.

18 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Turn white

ALTHOUGH the Post Office must be aware of the problems that are created for typists when the insides of aerogrammes are not white, it continues to sell aerogrammes that are coated blue inside.

Can we not have aerogrammes that are white all the way through? M. T. EDWARDS Tin Hau

24 Feb 1994 - 12:00am