NEWS: May 4, 2021 Tuesday - Indonesia Year of Ox postcard

Wow.. what a beautiful Ox themed postcard of children with a water buffalo in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia with matching Indonesia 2021 and 2009 Year of Ox stamps. Thanks so much to Shinta of Semarang, Java, Indonesia. Due to Covid-19 situationthere was no postal delivery between Indonesia and Malaysia. And so this postcard was mailed inside an envelope to Singapore and then mailed inside envelope from Singapore to my address in Malaysia. As the saying goes, "where there's a will, there's a way". Arrived in Penang island on May 4, 2021.

NEWS: April 23, 2021 Friday - Postcards from USA

Postcard 1
Nice New Mexico cuisine postcard - Chili corn carne, Empanadas, Chicken enchilade soup, Guacomole with chips, Pork tacos, Tamales, Heuvos rancheros, Tostadas de ceviche, Enchiladas, Southwestern chicken and rice, Steak fajitas, Spanish churro dessert. Cool stamps of "The Art of Magic" used. Thanks to Van of Texas who visited New Mexico. Mailed from North Houston on March 31, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on April 23, 2021.




Postcard 2
Postcard of Brown Swiss Cow with USA 2021 Year of Ox stamps with special First Day of Issue cancellation. Thanks to Bree of California, USA. Postmarked Chicago February 2, 2021. Arrived in Penang island on April 23, 2021.

NEWS: April 21, 2021 Wednesday - Postcards from South Korea and Philippines

Postcard 1
Maxicard of Year of Ox South Korea with both versions of 2021 Year of Ox stamps. Thanks to Lee of South Korea. Mailed out on February 23, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on April 21, 2021.




Postcard 2
Illustration of 63 Square, Seoul. It was the tallest building outside North America when it was first opened in 1985. Thanks to Saf Juan for mailing from South Korea. Arrived in Penang on April 21, 2021.




Postcard 3
Painting "Angeles", oil on canvas by Fernando Amorsolo with a water buffalo on plough. Nice set of 2021 Year of Ox stamps used. Thanks to Chloe of Philippines. Postmarked Mar 3, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on April 21, 2021.

NEWS: April 20, 2021 Tuesday - Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

Flags of the World Series of Northern Mariana Islands. Thanks to Arnold of Texas, USA. Postmarked Mar 23, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on Apr 20, 2021.

NEWS: April 16, 2021 Friday - Postcards from BIOT and Singapore

Postcard 1 - British Indian Ocean Territory
Wow... nice surprise of Flags of the World Series postcard of B.I.OT. (British Indian Ocean Territory). Thank you so muc to Marie of Canada. Postmarked DIEGO GARCIA CHACOS BIOT on January 23, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on April 17, 2021.



Postcard 2 - Fort Canning Park, Singapore
Cool multi-view of Fort Canning Park in Singapore. This iconic hilltop landmark was Singapore first Botanic Gardens and the British colonial Governors' Residence. Thanks to Siti of Singapore. I really like the Singapore definitive Goldfish stamps. Postmarked March 25, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on April 16, 2021.

NEWS: April 13 Tuesday - USA Postcard of Disney Springs, Florida

Disney Springs is outdoor shopping center of Walt Disney World Resort, Florida. Thanks to Van of Texas, USA. Postcard arrived on April 13, 2021.

Malaysia Maxicards - RTM 75th Anniversary (1946-2021)

Added to my collection this set of maxicards of RTM (Radio Televisyen Malaysia) 75th Anniversary. Still remember those days of black and white television with only RTM1 and RTM2 channels and song requests on the radio to entertain us all. This set of stamps was issued on April 1, 2021.

NEWS: April 8, 2021 Thursday - Paris Postcard Arrived!

A wonderful winter snow postcard of Eiffel Tower, Paris with a different 2021 Year of Ox stamp used. Thanks so much to Jean-Pierre of Paris, France. Postmarked March 12, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on April 8, 2021.

NEWS: April 5, 2021 Monday - Postcard of Mumbai, India

Vintage view of The University and Clock Tower, Bombay. The Rajabai Clock Tower is located in the Fort Campus of the University of Mumbai. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thanks to Elizabeth for mailing from India to add to my postcard collection of universities around the world.

NEWS: March 2, 2021 Friday - Sierra Leone Central Mosque Postcard

Central Mosque of Freetown, Sierra Leone. A great addition to my postcard collection of mosque around the world. Thanks to Abbas for this postcard mailed from Sierra Leone - postmarked March 10, 2021 and arrived in Penang Island on April 2, 2021.


NEWS: Malaysia - 2021 Year of Ox - Cattle Breeds in Malaysia Maxicards

A set of maxicards that I bought of 2021 Year of Ox - Cattle Breeds in Malaysia. Stamps were issued on March 18, 2021.

NEWS: March 19, 2021 Friday - Year of Ox postcard of Estonia arrived

A nice shaggy Ox postcard from Estonia with 2021 Year of Ox stamp. Thank you to Carmen of Estonia. Postmarked Feb 12, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on March 19, 2021.

NEWS: March 18, 2021 Thursday - Year of Ox from Poland arrived

Year of Ox postcard from Poland with 2021 Year of Ox stamps. Thanks to Krzysztof of Poland. Postmarked on Feb 25, 2020 and arrived in Penang island on March 18, 2021.

NEWS: February 12, 2021 Friday - Clipperton Island (France) postcard

Clipperton Island (Ile de Clipperton) is a Pacific Island coral atoll which is administered as an overseas state private property under the direct authority of the French government through the France's Overseas Minister. Thanks to Patrick of Maselis family of Belgium for this special postcard with French Polynesia postmark - the nearest French territory to Clipperton Island.



NEWS: March 11, 2021 Thursday - Postcards from Tokelau and USA

Postcard 1 - Tokelau
Flag of the World series postcard of Tokelau. Thanks so much to Marie of Canada for sending. It is hard to get a postcard from Tokelau, written stamped. Received in Penang on March 11, 2021 via Canada.





Postcard 2 - USA Year of Ox 2021
2021 Year of Ox postcard from USA with 2021 Lunar Year of Ox stamps. Thanks so much to Van of Texas, USA. Postmarked North Houston Feb 8, 2021 and received in Penang island on March 11, 2021.






Postcard 3 - Weed, California, USA
View of Mount Shasta from the town of Weed, California. What an interesting name for a town. Thanks to Van of Texas, USA. Cancelled at Weed CA Post Office on Dec 28, 2020 with a Sacremento cancellation and arrived in Penang island on March 11, 2021.



NEWS: March 4, 2021 Thursday - Year of Ox stamped postcards from France and Hungary

Postcard 1 - France
Year of Ox postcard with 2021 Year of Ox France La Posta stamp. Thanks to Veronique of France. Postmarked Feb 15, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on March 4, 2021.




Postcard 2 - Hungary
Hungarian Grey Cattle postcard with two nice 2021 Year of Ox Hungary Magygar stamps. Thanks so much to Kriana of Hungary. Postmarked February 8, 2021 and arrived in Penang island on March 4, 2021.