Radio Taiwan International
Date: 07 February, 2019
By: Natalie Tso
President Tsai Ing-wen went back to her hometown of Pingtung on the second day of the Year of the Pig. The next day, she went to the hub of the city, the local temple to give out lucky red envelopes.
President Tsai Ing-wen went to her hometown of Pingtung and gave out red envelopes on Thursday at Fuan Temple, Taiwan’s largest temple. A lot of people lined up to see the president and receive one of her red envelopes with a lucky coin inside.
The president greeted the people warmly and spoke briefly to them in Taiwanese. She said that her administration will work hard to improve the country and meet the needs of the people.
President Tsai looked relaxed as she interacted with residents in her hometown. The night before, Pingtung County Magistrate Pan Men An treated her to dinner at Xiaoyu harbor where she met some local children. She also had the chance to enjoy local food such as this mushroom dish. [FULL STORY]