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YEAR OF ISSUE:  2000
HOSTING OF OLYMPIC GAMES
 
     Since the beginning of modern olympic games, only 2 countries in Asia and in the east side of the Pacific have had the honor of hosting the summer olympics. One was Japan where the olympics was held in Tokyo in 1964; the other was Australia where the event was held in Melbourne in 1954 and in Sydney in 2000. In year 2008, Beijing will play host to the summer olympics.
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YEAR OF ISSUE: 2001
TALISMAN COVE
 
     The scientific name for the "Talisman cove" is Renanthropsis Shalimar. It is a beautiful flower and an example of an unusual hybrid, a cross between Ren. Dana and Phal. Zada.
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YEAR OF ISSUE: 2002
ATANG  de la RAMA
 
     This first day cover was issued in 2002 and it featured Atang de la Rama who was a famous singer and vaudeville performer.
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YEAR OF ISSUE: 2003
MOUNT APO
 
     The highest mountain in the Philippines is Mt. Apo (bottom-left side stamp) with a height of  more than 2,900 meters.
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YEAR OF ISSUE: 2004
PHILIPPINE ORCHIDS
 
     Hundreds of orchid species thrive in the Philippines and these flowering plants are popular ornamental and garden plants. One of the well-known orchid variety is the waling-waling.

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Alex Angara Moises. Advance Thematic Collector. Philippines