By: Sophia Yeh and Elaine Hou
Taipei, Feb. 9 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said thank-you in nine different
languages to foreign visitors who have visited Taiwan over the past year, in a Twitter tweet Thursday, as the number of foreign visitors in Taiwan reached a record high in 2016.
“More people visited Taiwan in 2016 than ever,” she wrote. In addition to English, she also wrote thank-you in Japanese, Korean, Thai, Indonesian, Tagalog, Vietnamese and Hindi, in their original characters.
Also included in the tweet is a “thank-you” in simplified Chinese characters, which are used by the people of China and ethnic Chinese in Singapore and other places.