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Make way for the Year of the Horse!


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CHRISTMAS guests with lucky wishing balloons, waiting for Marites Allen’s signal to release them

Galloping like a handsome stallion, the Year of the Horse is coming, and it will bring lots of good luck next year. There are just two days left in 2013 but still around 30 days left in the Year of the Water Snake.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Attracting good fortune in the Year of the Water Snake


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Kung Hei Fat Choi! 2013 is the year of the Gui Si Water Snake, which, based on the Lunar Calendar, begins today. It’s also that time of the year that I metamorphose and channel my Chinese ancestry, practicing my feng shui expertise on family and friends.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The year of the Yin Water Snake: Conflict, disease, accidents ahead–but also a booming economy

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The dragon year finally came to an end at 00:32 last Feb. 4. Today, Feb. 10, we celebrate Chinese Lunar Year. It is a Yin Water Snake year!

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Lucky dishes best eaten with family and friends

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Chinese Lunar New Year falls on a Sunday, Feb. 10. It is a good time for families—Chinese and Filipinos alike—to gather around for a good meal to celebrate the coming of the Year of the Water Snake.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines | Read More »

President Aquino has a ‘wedding star’ this year–and other fearless feng shui forecasts

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TIN HAU, Mandarin Oriental,Manila’s in-house Chinese restaurant, where feng shui master Joseph Chau recently gave his forecasts

The Chinese lunar calendar welcomes the Year of the Water Snake on Feb. 10, but according to feng shui master Joseph Chau, toting snake-skin leather items, wearing snake-print accessories or keeping a snake figure (or live animal) in your house does not guarantee good luck.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Water Snake year signals the dawning of the Age of Aquarius

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At the strike of 3:20 p.m. on Feb. 10, the Water Snake rules. This year of the Water Snake is most significant because it falls on the first year of the dawning of the Age of Aquarius, which began on Dec. 22, 2012, the first day of the new Mayan calendar based on its Long Count of 5,125 years.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Bulgari’s new collection ushers in the Year of the Water Snake

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In Chinese astrology, the snake symbolizes good fortune. A snake in the house is interpreted as a harbinger of good things; it means bounty for the family.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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