Red Envelopes: Create a Culture of Private Giving

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The infamous ‘红包 hong bao’ Handing out red envelopes (“红包” or pronounced “hong bao” ) is a custom that dates back hundreds, if not thousands of years. Before and during Spring Festival, companies, families, and friends dish out large amounts of cash all tucked into a red envelopes. Red envelope giving is a society wide method of appreciation for family, friends, and employees. This act is shrouded in privacy … Read More

Pay Your Bills Before Chinese New Year

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  Personal Story on Workers Collecting Before Chinese New Year Chinese New Year is right around the corner and what most people don’t understand, is the scramble for money that comes along with it. Just last week I was rushed out of our nursery when two, large Chinese men came to collect money (that we don’t owe btw). At year end, companies are expected … Read More