Ang pow tradition goes digital

Starting a new trend: With physical distancing being a norm now, e-ang pow may be the start of something new.

PETALING JAYA: Under the new norm during these times of Covid-19, electronic red packets or e-ang pow will gain currency when Chinese New Year comes next month.

Given that the pandemic has intensified the use of e-wallet and the need for physical distancing, it won’t be surprising to see the tradition of ang pow-giving going cashless more widely than in the past couple of years.

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