Chinese village chief candidate ousted after wife sends digital ‘red packet’ gift worth HK$11

A candidate for village chief in Hunan province has been disqualified after his wife sent a virtual red packet worth 10 RMB (HK$11.4) to a group of villagers on social media WeChat, asking for their support. Several committee candidates in other nearby villages have also been disqualified and censured for sending similar virtual gifts ranging […]