Hong Kong Post will issue a set of 4 stamps, 1 miniature sheet, 1 booklet containing 2 different miniature sheets and a pack containing a miniature sheet which contains all of the stamps issued by Hong Kong Post, China Post and Macao Post to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Sun Yat-sen on 12 November 2016. Sun Yat-sen, physician and revolutionary, was the first president and founding father of The Republic of China. The issue was designed by Michael Fung and lithographed by Cartor and perforated 13.5. Rating:- *****.
Hong Kong Post's proposed new issue stamp programme for 2017 is as follows:-
7 January - Lunar new year, Year of The Rooster - 4 stamps, 1 miniature sheet, 1 silk miniature sheet, 2 "Heart-warming" "mini panes" and 1 "gold and silver" miniature sheet depicting the lunar new year animals - the monkey and the rooster. The issue was designed by Kan Tai keung.
16 February 2016 - World Heritage in China series no. 6 (Kiaping Diaolou and villages) - 1 miniature sheet. Designed by Lee Ying-chi.
23 March 2016 - Calligraphy and paintings of Professor Jao Tsung-i - 6 stamps and 1 miniature sheet. Designed by Carl Cheng Chi-ming.
24 March - Revitalisation of historic buildings in Hong Kong - 6 stamps and 1 miniature sheet. Designed by Eric Chan.
13 June 2016 - Centenary of numbered typhoon symbols - 5 stamps and 1 miniature sheet. Deigned by Yan Kallen.
1July - 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
18 July - Children's stamps - the Five senses - 5 stamps and 1 miniature sheet. Designed by Peter Ng Seong-ho.
17 August - Rare and precious plants in Hong Kong - 4 stamps and 1 miniature sheet. Designed by Bob Kwan.
19 September - Hong Kong shopping streets - 6 stamps and 1 miniature sheet. Designed by Clement Yick.
17 October - Qipao (women's traditional costumes) - 6 stamps and 1 miniature sheet. Designed by Tony Ho from illustrations by Yolanda YC Law and Mel Chan, students of the Dept. of Design Foundation Studies, Hong Kong Design Institute.
14 November - Bamboo carvings in the Hong Kong Museums collection - 6 stamps and 1 miniature sheet. Designed by Shirman Lai.