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Background
背景



China was one of the earliest countries to begin a communication system. About some 2,500 years ago, China already had an efficient postal system at that time. However, until late 19th century, China had not yet established a government operated postal system to serve the country and her people. There were several postal systems and many postal organizations existed in China concurrently that not only caused inconvenience for the general public but also infringed the sovereignty of China.

Major postal setups operated in China around 1896


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