Singapore is linked to Malaysia on a railroad and a road, but it is an island close to the equator in the southernmost extreme of the Malay Peninsula. Singapore prospered in trade at the time in the seventh century and was under the control of the U.K. except Japanese occupation of World War II from the beginning to 1960's in the 19th century. It formed Malaysia and a federation in 1963, but It left a federation in 1965 and achieved complete independence. Since then, it accomplishes remarkable economic development under the guidance of the Lee Kuan Yew which there was in a seat of the prime minister from 1959 of the State of Commonwealth of Nations self-government times to 1990, and the political situation is stable. The Goh Administration follows backed by brisk economic growth after 1990.
12 kinds of normal stamps which drew the insect from Singapore were issued in 1985. The insect of a specialty is ecologically drawn on Singapore, such as Men's face shield-backed bug and potter wasp, and it was set to one of the favorite stamps. It consists of eight kinds of a small amount, and four kinds of a large amount.
1985.4.24 Normal Stamp
2011.2.16 Normal Stamp
Men's face shield-backed bug is shield-backed bug which seems to people's face if it is made upside-down and there is the length more than 33mm. What has individual variation and is visible to the laughing face, the thing of a pattern which looks melancholy are various. It may live in the tropics in Asia and may live gregariously.