Government receives over 4.7 million pre-orders for stimulus vouchers

Focus Taiwan
Date: 07/04/2020
By: Wu Po-wei and Ko Lin

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Taipei, July 4 (CNA) More than 4.7 million people in Taiwan have applied for the government-issued stimulus vouchers, since pre-ordering opened Wednesday, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday.

As of 4 p.m. Saturday, some 4.77 million people had placed pre-orders for the NT$3,000 vouchers, either online or at convenience stores, MOEA data showed.

Of that number, 3.66 million people had chosen the printed version of the vouchers, while the others had opted for digital versions, according to the ministry.

Among those choosing the digital options, 761,738 people had linked the vouchers to their credit cards, 238,260 to stored value cards, and 107,838 to some form of mobile payment, the ministry's data showed.    [FULL  STORY]

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