Digital red envelopes are hugely popular in China, but Communist Party cadres have been warned of the dangers of accepting such gifts. Photo: EPA

China’s Communist Party officials warned of perils of accepting virtual red envelopes

Cadres advised to tread carefully if offered gifts during the Lunar New Year holiday

Topic |   China’s Communist Party

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Digital red envelopes are hugely popular in China, but Communist Party cadres have been warned of the dangers of accepting such gifts. Photo: EPA
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Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau covers human rights, religion and civil society in China. She spent seven years in southern China as the Post's Guangzhou Correspondent before returning to Hong Kong in 2017. Today, Mimi continues to pursue stories across the country, monitoring and reporting on key political and civil issues. She has won numerous awards for her work.