Chinese New Year is back.

It’s a time for the massive heatwave, house visitation and incessant snacking. But more importantly, it’s also a time of the year where you either give or receive ang pao — a cultural act that is built on centuries-old tradition and history.

Which also means there are bound to be grey areas. Did you ever have questions on how much to give or who to give? Ever wondered if you are required to give the elderly even if you are not married? 

We’re here to simplify the process. Follow the flowchart below and you’ll never go wrong!