Year of Snake may be bad news for some Senate bets

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Who among the senatorial candidates for the 2013 midterm elections will manage to slither to the Magic 12?

If one will base their prospects on the forecast of geomancer Joseph Chau for the Year of the Water Snake, then Bam Aquino, Cynthia Villar, Jun Magsaysay, Teddy Casiño, Tingting Cojuangco, Grace Poe, Antonio Trillanes IV, Ernesto Maceda, Koko Pimentel and Mitos Magsaysay have their work cut out for them.

According to the Hong Kong-based geomancer, the Chinese zodiac animal signs Tiger, Monkey, Snake, Pig and Dragon are offending the Tai Suey or the Grand Duke in the Year of the Water Snake, which starts today, Feb. 10. Thus, those born under these signs will not be so lucky in the Year of the Water Snake.

Chau said in a recent briefing at The Mandarin Oriental Manila that according to Chinese literature, “offending, conflicting or clashing with the Tai Suey [means] many unexpected and disastrous things may happen, so people have to be extremely careful in handling their work.”

Chau said those born in the Year of the Snake, like Aquino, are offending the Grand Duke and “this will usher in inauspicious and difficult periods from time to time throughout the year.”

Tigers like Villar and Jun Magsaysay are also in conflict with the Snake this year.

“The luck of the Tigers is affected. It is rough and tough. Fortunately, the presence of the lucky grace star and heaven virtue star shines bright under the sign. Luck of the tigers will be able to change from bad luck into good fortune. With their strength and hard work, they can be successful and avoid a sudden fall,” Chau predicted.

Conflicted year

Monkeys like Casiño, Cojuangco and Poe are also in for a conflicted year, although their luck should improve from last year.

“They have to be careful in handling their business and work cautiously to avoid acting rashly. It is important to keep in mind that to be a winner, they have to work patiently and in a persistent way so that they will enjoy the fruitful results in the end,” Chau said.

As for Pigs like Trillanes and Maceda, they are “directly clashing” with the Snake this year; thus, the year will be “full of frustration.”

Dragons like Pimentel and Mitos, on the other hand, will only be “slightly conflicted” with the Snake this year although still offending the Tai Suey.

Rooster compatible with Snake

“It is important that they keep calm and patient to avoid being overemotional or they will easily get into trouble. They have to keep a low profile and try to build up good interpersonal relationships with others to avoid isolation,” Chau said in his forecast for the Year of the Water Snake.

If the stars are to be believed, those with the best chances of success are JV Ejercito, Richard Gordon, Migz Zubiri and Chiz Escudero as the Rooster is compatible with the Snake.

“Their fortune will be better than last year. Many opportunities are open for them, [but] they should not look for fast success or take any shortcuts at work,” said Chau.

While they do not directly clash with the Snake or the Grand Duke, Horses like Risa Hontiveros and Rats like Sonny Angara, Loren Legarda and Gringo Honasan will nevertheless have a “challenging” and “flat” year ahead.

Horses, Chau said, “will face many problems and obstacles within the year; thus; it is important that they do not act rashly and blindly when handling their work or business.”

 

Flat year for Rats

Rats, meanwhile, are in for a flat year although they have “strong” characteristics that should allow them to “survive in the worst situations.” They are also “flexible to cope with a sudden change in circumstances.”

Better prospects are in store for Dogs like Jamby Madrigal, Jackie Enrile, Edward Hagedorn and Alan Peter Cayetano.

According to Chau, the luck of the Dog will improve this year and will be smoother compared to last year.

“It is a good year for them to exhibit their talents both at work and business,” he added.

Those born on the Year of the Ox, like Nancy Binay, will have a “fluctuating” year because of the influence of “unlucky stars.”

“They will experience many problems and obstacles in their work progress, which brings with them a lot of pressure and stress at work. Therefore to be a winner, oxen must be patient and humble to face their challenges. They have to observe the whole situation of the market trend before they act,” he said.

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  • bugoybanggers

    Chinese tradition yan, iwanan na lang ninyo sa mga INSTIK. Bakit ang Middle East lalo na ang Qatar o UAE, hindi naniniwala sa Fung -Fung pero asensado naman. Wag na ninyong lokohin mga TSEKWA ang Pilipinas. Alam ng lahat na kayong mga INSTIK ay mga GARAPAL sa lahat na bagay. Tandaan ninyo mismo ang kabuohan ng SPRATLY inangkin na ninyo dahil ba sa FUNG FUNG na iyan? Mag silayas na kayo sa Pilipinas at dalhin ninyo sa CHINA iyang BULOK na tradisyun ninyo. Mga Pilipino tama na ang mga katarantaduhan at katangahan, mga INSTIK lang ang nakikinabang sa mga gawaing iyan dahil NEGOSYO nila ang magbenta ng mga BULOK na kung ano-ano pa! Nakakahiya!

  • boldyak

    you will always have conflicts with snakes, crocodiles, vultures…better stay away from the congressmen and senators….bweahahaha

  • boldyak

    sa feng shui palagi may minamalas, pero may pangontra sa malas, kaya bumili kayo sa mga fengshui experts na panlaban sa malas…bwahahahahaa….padala kayo sa sales talk….totoo na yayaman ka sa feng shui, pero may condition…ikaw ang nagbebenta ng fengshui articles…bwahahahaha

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BV6DWTSUHKJGFANJJ5P3WPPTQM Paul

    gimik,,,,business…bili na kayo ng panguntra sa kamalasan. 

  • koolkid_inthehouse

    Snake eat snake. Senate is a snake den, full of slithering low life, no integrity, self obsses, self serving, they will crawl to their bellies to snuggle on the next person of power to survice.  Not indebted to to Filipino people mentality, fake profiles and credentials.  Everything is staged for self grandiosities.

  • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

    kolonisadong utak
    nagpapaniwala sa pungsoy

    maniwala ka sa
    paniniwala ng pilipino

    mas epektibo

    sabi nga ni rizal

    higit pa sa malansang isda
    ang mga kolonisadong utak

  • dxdaistar

    The President will be meeting a lot of snakes in Mindanao! He better be careful not to be bitten without warning. However he will also be accompanied by many snakes who maybe more of dangerous breeds.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Danny-Bravo/100003693617613 Danny Bravo

    a  new  year  of  dragon  or  chinese are  bad  to  the  christianity,,,  and  the  year  of  the  snake  of  china  are  the  collapse  of  her  economy  and may  kind  of  disease  because    the  2  cavallier and  the  200  million  soldier  of  the  gao  are  in  china,,taiwan,,malysia.indonisia  vietnam,  burma  ,,  to    give  a  judgement  to  the  people

    • INQ415

      ano daw?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IGLQQ2TTZF3BAWUHUWLFWVPZDE Vladymir

        hehehe 

  • http://www.facebook.com/vikkala.velo Vikkala Velo

    Ngayon eleksyon . . .  ahasan na ng ahasan ang mga pulitiko.   “Balimbing?”  . .. the new word is AHAS!

  • Patas

    bwisit na feng shui yan, dyan nagpapaniwala kapatid ko, hayun, bumagsak ang magandang kabuhayan simula ng pasukin niya ang kalokohang iyang!

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