[PHOTOS] 10 Banks With Ang Pow Designs That You'd Want To Add To Your Collection
2. Hong Leong Bank
3. Alliance Bank
Alliance Bank's ang pows feature cherry blossoms embellished with golden outlines.
The Chinese words written on the red packets simply read 'Happy Chinese New Year'.
Maybank Premier Banking's ang pows are embellished with a golden koi fish, a symbol of wealth as the word fish in Chinese is a homonym for 'abundance'.
The greeting on the ang pows reads 'wu fu ling men', which can be loosely translated to 'wishing five blessings descend upon you'. The five blessings are longevity, wealth, health, virtue, and natural death.
There are two designs in Citibank's ang pows this year.
The first design shows gold ingots in a rice bowl, which can be seen as a good symbol of sustenance and wealth.
As for the second design, it is adorned with cherry blossoms, while the word in the middle reads 'Chun' — the spring season when Chinese New Year is celebrated.
7. Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered's ang pows are simple, yet elegant. Both designs show a golden bull, which is fitting considering that 2021 is the Year of the Ox.
'Happy Chinese New Year' and 'wishing you good luck every year' are written on the ang pows.
8. OCBC Bank
OCBC Bank has many different ang pow designs for its many different banking clientele.
Most designs feature a big Chinese word that either means spring or good fortune, while the Premier Private Banking ang pows have two different proverbs about 'wishing you more prosperity' and 'wishing everything goes as you desire'.