China Post issues Year of the Ox stamps

2021-01-05 12:00:14

Local residents purchase Year of the Ox stamps at the China Post Hangzhou branch in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Jan 5, 2021. [Photo/IC] China Post issued sets of Year of the Ox stamps on Jan 5 to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year which starts in mid-February. The specially designed Chinese zodiac year stamps featuring the ox can be purchased at post offices and online starting from Jan 5. Drawn by Yao Zhonghua -- an artist who does oil painting, classical Chinese painting and gouache -- the stamps reflect the cultural characteristics of the ox, such as hardworking, persistent, practical and devoted, according to a previous China Daily report.