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Mighty morphin' power angbaos

No one knows for certain the origins of angbao; and its practices vary depending on who you ask. And with the growing use of e-payments, the ubiquitous red paper packet may well turn digital

DBS Bank has since 2015 enabled customers to send "eAng-Baos" via its mobile wallet, PayLah!. And this year, ride-hailing company Grab launched "GrabPay Angbao", which allows users to exchange angbaos via GrabPay credits.

"WHERE got such thing?!" my mum exclaimed at the dinner table, when my brother and I said that newlyweds didn't need to give angbaos.

This was a few months ago, when we were discussing our Chinese New Year plans. The Tays had expanded, you see - my elder brother and I each got married...