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Zodiac prediction for this year

Staff writers

Monkey 猴


Years: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004

People born under the sign of the Monkey are fun-loving, energetic people, always the center of attention in a crowd. If you need anyone to help you solve a problem, these are your people. Don’t expect them to tell you what they really think, although it is easy to tell whether they are up or in a foul mood.

In love, they can be passionate but flighty. They can also be jealous, suspicious, cunning and selfish. They are occasionally arrogant and can look down upon others.




The Monkey: This year, people born under the sign of the Monkey could see their power and status improve. There will be important people coming from far away, and their talents may be appreciated. If they take action and hold firm, they may well receive help from these important individuals, to make this a lucky year for them indeed.




殺雞儆猴 (sha1 ji1 jing3 hou2)

to make an example (as a warning)

例: The new coach made an example of one of the players right from the beginning, making all the other members of the team anxious.


Rooster 雞


Years: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005

People born under the sign of the Rooster tend to think a lot. They can be very astute and discerning, and are honest, smart, perceptive, communicative, ambitious, competent, self-sufficient and caring.They can also turn cold on ideas they were initially very enthusiastic about, and can find it difficult relating to others or admit they are wrong.

They can be subject to mood swings, and can be narrow-minded and vain. However, roosters are often fiercely loyal and always true to their word.




The Rooster: This year, the luck of people born under the sign of the Rooster will slip a little, and they could come a cropper from unscrupulous people, accidents or thieves. They will need to tread carefully.




雞毛蒜皮 (ji1 mao2 suan4 pi2)

lit. Chicken feathers and garlic skin; trifling matters

例: Stop keeping on saying sorry about such trifling matters.


Dog 狗


Years: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006

People born under the sign of the Dog tend to be honest, faithful and sincere. They respect tradition and value honor, and enjoy helping people. They have their own very developed moral compass.

Dog people do many things well: while not good in big groups, they are smart, caring, and good at lending an ear to a friend in need. They are loyal, with a keen sense of duty and can be counted upon. Good company when in a good mood, the dog person can turn disagreeable when riled.

The young dog person is a very serious individual, and only later on in life learns not to take things so seriously. In love, they often make things more complicated than they need to be by over-thinking the situation.



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