Cash in a red packet given to poor elderly people by charities, foundations, clan associations, trade unions, temples, charitable halls and other institutions just before the Lunar New Year. Also known in Mandarin as “贺岁金”, “渡岁金” or “敬老金”.
This morning, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong celebrated the Lunar New Year ahead of time with residents in the Teck Ghee Constituency in Ang Mo Kio. He also distributed Lunar New Year gifts, chicken essence and Mandarin oranges to the 470 elderly residents in the district. (Lianhe Wanbao，3/2/2019)
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wú zhàng ài jiàn shè jī jīn
jiàn bǎo shuāng quán
jiān yì xiàng qián yù suàn àn