An online sale for the phone number drew more than 5,000 bids over the weekend. Photo: ShutterstockAn online sale for the phone number drew more than 5,000 bids over the weekend. Photo: Shutterstock
An online sale for the phone number drew more than 5,000 bids over the weekend. Photo: Shutterstock

‘Lucky’ Chinese phone number is bought for US$300,000 at online auction

  • Number ending in five 8s attracts hundreds of bids
  • Eight is the most sought-after digit in China

Topic |   China Society
An online sale for the phone number drew more than 5,000 bids over the weekend. Photo: ShutterstockAn online sale for the phone number drew more than 5,000 bids over the weekend. Photo: Shutterstock
An online sale for the phone number drew more than 5,000 bids over the weekend. Photo: Shutterstock
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