Technology meets tradition: Ushering in the Tiger Year

In the face of an ongoing pandemic, millennia-old Chinese New Year traditions have been slowly evolving over the last two years, with technology readily providing safer alternatives. — Party photo created by freepik -

As the year of the Tiger comes roaring in this Chinese New Year, more and more people are embracing technological solutions and apps to get ready for the festivities and stay in touch during the pandemic.

One of the most recognisable parts of Chinese New Year is the red envelopes or ang pow, a gift of money tucked into a red envelope meant to wish the recipient good luck. Traditionally, it falls on married couples to provide these gifts to unmarried visitors.

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