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Public questions large bank notes in Taiwan

TAIWAN - With Taiwan set to issue its first-ever NT$2,000 bank note on 1 July, consumers gave the new currency the thumbs down yesterday reports the Taipei Times on Wednesday.

"I don't understand why we need NT$2,000 bills ? it's will be very inconvenient to use such large denominations," said Chen Huei-li, 43, mother of three.

Sometimes even the NT$1,000 note is too large and she has to exchange it into small notes before using it, she said.

"I object to this new measure ? there are already to

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