Internet companies are competing to gamify the new year “lucky money” tradition
Viral Week is our weekly round-up of the weekend’s trending memes, humor, rumor, gossip, and everything else Chinese netizens are chatting about. It’s the perfect start to the week.
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As another annual”Cashless Day” concludes, not everyone is enthused with mobile payment
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