Mail handling for Asian countries during the 2010 Lunar New Year
February 8, 2010
The Lunar New Year period for Asian countries is shown in the following table. Please be aware that there may be delays in mail delivery during this period.
|Country/Region||Lunar New Year period||Switching Center Operations||Customs Operations||Delivery Operations||Investigative Operations||Reference|
|Korea||Saturday, 13 February - Monday, 15 February||△||△||×||×||Switching Center and Customs Operations only will take place on Saturday, 13 February.|
|China||Saturday, 13 February - Friday, 19 February||○||○||△||○||Mail addressed to corporate bodies will not be delivered during the Lunar New Year period.|
|Taiwan||Saturday, 13 February - Sunday, 21 February||△||△||△||△||EMS operations will take place throughout the whole Lunar New Year period, and certain delivery operations for small postal packages and ordinary mail will also take place as set out below.
|Hong Kong||Saturday, 13 February - Sunday, 16 February||○||△||×||×||Customs operations will not take place on Sunday, 14 February.|
|Macau||Monday, 15 February - Wednesday, 17 February||×||×||×||×||On Wednesday, 17 February, only EMS services will be provided.|
|Vietnam||Saturday, 13 February - Thursday, 18 February||△||△||△||△||
|Malaysia||Sunday, 14 February - Tuesday, 16 February||×||×||×||×|
|Singapore||Sunday, 14 February - Tuesday, 16 February||×||×||×||×|
【Legend】○: ordinary mail; △: certain operations; ×: no operations