Recycling Red Packets/ Laisee

The Year of the Pig arrived on February 5th.

In Chinese tradition, the pig is a symbol of wealth and prosperity, and for most young people, their first touch of newfound wealth for each Lunar New Year comes in the form of money-filled red packets or envelopes, known as “lai see” in Cantonese.

It’s a traditional way to share your good fortune.

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