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Special 271 Promotion of Social Welfare Postage Stamp (Issue of 1989)

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Stamp SN D271
Stamp Name Special 271 Promotion of Social Welfare Postage Stamp (Issue of 1989)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Society
Issue date 1989-11-03
Suspersion date 1991-11-03
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 40x30
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co·Inc, R·O·C·
Designer Lee Kuang-chi
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper
with gum
Perforation 13 1/2
   The national policy of the country is to build a wealthier, more harmonious and more peaceful society· To attain this goal, the government has expanded social welfare programs to raise the people's livelihood and to equalize the distribution of wealth· The two major social insurance programs are the insurance for Government employees, dependents and teachers which began in 1958, and the Labour Insurance which started in 1950· In recent years, with regard to social welfare programs, legislations have become more complete, policies more clearly defined and administration better organized· The government is now planning a comprehensive health insurance program that will cover the entire population by the year 1995·