Lifestyle

Interesting Ang Bao Facts Every Singaporean Shall Know

  It is that time of the year again! We are about three weeks from the festivities of the Chinese New Year. Family reunions, abundant food, and small red packets called “Ang Bao, Hongbao, or Ang Pao” shall grace Singapore once again. The color red embodies luck that is supposed to ward off the evil spirits. Along with its potent color, here are 5 Ang Bao Facts Every Singaporean Shall Know: 1. AMOUNT TO GIVE OUT There is no specific

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

How Much “Ang Bao” Money Shall You Give This Chinese New Year?

The festivity of the Chinese New Year is about a month away. Abundant food, family reunions, and little red packets called “Ang Bao” will grace Singapore once again. These red packets are usually given during social gatherings such as weddings or the holidays. Its color embodies “good luck” that is supposed to ward off the evil spirits. Married couples usually give these red packets to single people (e.g. children or work colleagues). Its history is rooted from the Chinese belief

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