Government to issue agriculture and culture stimulus vouchers
The government is set to issue agriculture and culture stimulus vouchers later this month.
According to the Cabinet, NT$1.25 billion will be spent on agriculture stimulus vouchers, while NT$1.2 billion has been earmarked for the culture vouchers.
Officials say the stimulus vouchers are being issued in an effort to help boost the two sectors, which have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Council of Agriculture will issue five million vouchers, each with a face value of NT$250 to Taiwan nationals and those vouchers will be valid at 10 types of locations that sell agricultural products.
Meanwhile the Ministry of Culture will issue two million NT$600 vouchers in electronic form to Taiwan nationals as well as foreign and Chinese spouses who hold residency permits and new immigrants.
Those vouchers can be used to buy tickets for art exhibitions, performances, concerts, movies and other cultural and art events as well as for purchases at over 10,000 culture-related stores and venues, including bookstores and music stores.