A Chinese couple gave wedding guests ‘no money gift’ passes and requested no cash or presents be handed over amid China’s frugality drive. Photo: SCMP composite
A Chinese couple gave wedding guests ‘no money gift’ passes and requested no cash or presents be handed over amid China’s frugality drive. Photo: SCMP composite

‘Friendship is priceless’: couple’s ‘no money gift’ passes for wedding guests praised amid China’s frugality drive

  • Chinese people traditionally give red envelopes with money enclosed at weddings, funerals, birthday parties and other important occasions
  • China has launched a nationwide campaign to curb extravagant weddings and funerals that have been deemed wasteful and too complex

A Chinese couple gave wedding guests ‘no money gift’ passes and requested no cash or presents be handed over amid China’s frugality drive. Photo: SCMP composite
A Chinese couple gave wedding guests ‘no money gift’ passes and requested no cash or presents be handed over amid China’s frugality drive. Photo: SCMP composite
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