Teachers and public servants working in Penghu County will be getting more in their extra monthly payments, effective next month, Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday.
The increase will range from NT$1,200 to NT$4,120.
Jiang made the announcement during his inspection of the county, accompanied by Penghu County Commissioner Wang Chien-fa (王乾發).
According to the government, the 3,500 public sector employees in Penghu currently receive extra monthly payments of NT$4,640, NT$5,670, NT$7,730 or NT$9,790, depending on where they live.
Teachers and public servants in Penghu have long been asking to receive the same monthly extra payments as government employees in Kinmen and Matsu.