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PHOTOS:Stamps of Children’s Day, World Cup issued in DPR (North) Korea [KCNA]

Posted in 2010 South Africa World Cup, DPR Korea, DPR Korea, Holidays, Korean Central News Agency of DPRK, Photos, Postage Stamps on June 5, 2010 by Zuo Shou / 左手

 

[Photos courtesty Korea News Service / KCNA]
 
I’m sorry to say that no shareable photos of the Children’s Day stamps were released on the public KNS Photo Service website.  – 左手
 
Stamps of Children’s Day, World Cup
 
   Pyongyang, June 1 (KCNA) — New postage stamps have been issued in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to mark the 60th International Children’s Day and the to-be-soon-held 2010 South Africa World Cup.

The souvenir sheet commemorating the children’s day portrays Korean children living a happy life under the care of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the DPRK Government. 

Seen in the souvenir sheet and sheetlet marking the world cup are its trophy and footballers playing matches.

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PHOTOS: Kim Jong Il’s China Visit Marked with Postage Stamps (in DPR Korea) [KCNA]

Posted in Beijing, China, Dalian, DPR Korea, Hu Jintao, Kim Jong Il, Liaoning Province, Postage Stamps, Sino-Korean Friendship, Tianjin on June 5, 2010 by Zuo Shou / 左手

[all photos courtesy Korea News Service / KCNA]

Kim Jong Il’s China Visit Marked with Postage Stamps 
  
  Pyongyang, June 1 (KCNA) — New stamps (one souvenir sheet and three sheetlets) have been brought out in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to commemorate the unofficial visit to the People’s Republic of China paid by General Secretary Kim Jong Il early in May.
Seen in the stamps are national flags of the DPRK and PRC as well as inscriptions “Commemoration of the unofficial visit of the great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il to the PRC,” “May 5 – May 6, Juche 99 (2010),” “Commemoration of the unofficial visit of the great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il to the northeastern part of China,” “May 3 – May 7, Juche 99 (2010)” and “Epoch-making event in the DPRK-China friendship history.”

The souvenir sheet carries pictures of Kim Jong Il meeting with President Hu Jintao and having talks with him.

Printed in the sheetlets are pictures of Kim Jong Il meeting with senior officials of the Chinese party and government and visiting the Boao Biological Co., Ltd. on the outskirts of Beijing and the Dalian Xuelong Industry Group, Tianjin Port, Liaoning Fishery Group and other units in the northeastern part of China.

Shanghai 2010 World Expo Commemorative Stamps from DPR Korea

Posted in 2010 World Expo, DPR Korea, DPR Korea, Postage Stamps, Sino-Korean Friendship with tags , , , on May 6, 2010 by Zuo Shou / 左手

Commemorative stamps for Shanghai 2010 World Expo, issued in DPR Korea (Korea News Service)

 So charming!!!  If anyone can point me to a crisper image of these stamps, please help me out.  I enlarged them a little at the expense of clarity.