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Dragon stamp creates furore

A stamp issued by the Chinese government to mark the Year of the Dragon has proved controversial because some people think the dragon is too fierce-looking.

Critics say that the stamp sends out a message of authority and intimidation.

The designer, however, says that it is a symbol of China's new-found confidence.

Xiaoyun Yao reports.

'Fierce' dragon stamp creates furore

'Fierce' dragon stamp issued in China creates controversy

  • 05 Jan 2012