Alongside inescapable festive songs and soaring bak kwa prices, long queues of customers waiting for fresh new notes at banks - for the purposes of stuffing the traditional red packets or hongbao - are an unmistakable feature of the lead-up to Chinese New Year.
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Alongside inescapable festive songs and soaring bak kwa prices, long queues of customers waiting for fresh new notes at banks - for the purposes of stuffing the traditional red packets or hongbao - are an unmistakable feature of the lead-up to Chinese New Year.