While government officials and ruling party leaders cheered in chorus about President Chen Shui-bian’s instruction to replace the words “China” and “Taipei” in the names of state firms and overseas missions with “Taiwan,” some fortunetellers started predicting the name change will augur rosy prospects or bad luck for certain companies.
Based on the combined number of strokes of the Chinese characters in the new “Taiwan” names as planned, some giant companies could face business difficulties in the future while some others will bear limited impact, they claimed.[/quote]
I feel sorry for DPP supporters with the Chinese characters 中 in their names. They are really going to need the services of these fortune tellers.