Tsai to give special New Year envelopes around Taiwan

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-01-27

President Tsai Ing-wen will spend the first few days of the Lunar New Year giving out

Rooster cards
The red envelopes fold out into a 3D card. (Photo/Ouyang Meng-ping)

lucky red envelopes to members of the public around the country.

The Presidential Office announced Thursday that Tsai would travel to the south of Taiwan on Saturday, the first day of the Chinese Year of the Rooster. She will visit Pingtung in the morning, followed by Chiayi, Tainan and Kaohsiung later in the day.

Tsai will be giving out lucky red envelopes featuring a colorful rooster and a golden egg. The envelopes can fold out into a 3D card.

Sunday will see the president back in the north of the country, traveling to Taipei, New Taipei, Hsinchu and Miaoli. Monday has been set aside for central Taiwan, with visits to Taichung, Changhua, Yunlin and Chiayi.

The Presidential Office also said that Vice President Chen Chien-jen would visit a Catholic church in Taipei on Saturday to offer prayers for the coming year.   [FULL  STORY]

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