The Posts and Telecommunications Ministry announced on Thursday the winning numbers for the 1998 Nengajo (New Year’s greeting card) lottery.The lucky numbers for first prize are 486861 or 564816. Second prize: 41777 (the last five digits). Third prize: 2846 or 5938 (the last four digits). Fourth prize: 23 or 89 or 95 (the last two digits).The first-prize winners can select from among a wide-screen TV set, a hand-held personal computer-digital camera, an electric motor-assisted bicycle and a liquid crystal display digital video camera.The second-prize winners can choose from among a compact camera, six gift packages, an oven range, a kitchen utensil set, a portable minidisc player and a futon set. The third-prize winners will get a gift package and the fourth-prize winners a sheet of postal stamps.

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