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Your fortune in the Year of the Pig

Find out what to expect and what to avoid in the Year of the Pig


Chinese New Year is all about maximum luck and prosperity in the year, whether via Chinese New Year puddings, auspicious meals, or flowers and fruits. Learning what to expect and avoid for the new year is also a big part of the celebration, so we asked feng shui master Kellie Ng to give us her fortune predictions for the 12 zodiacs for the Year of the Pig. Scroll down to discover what’s ahead for you this Chinese New Year (out of three stars). 

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Year of the Pig fortune predictions

Pig – One star

Major changes are coming your way, which leads you into the trap of overthinking things and jumping into conclusions. The best way to reel in the good fortune this year (because you clearly need some) is to go out more and enjoy good wine and fine dining. (Psst – check out our pick of Hong Kong’s best bars and restaurants if you need some ideas). 
Year of the Pig: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

Rat – Three stars

Romance and financials will be off the charts for you, so simply enjoy the ride this year. Expect to find yourself feeling riding high and filled with smiles all year-long. To bring in more joy, why not change up your look and style every once in a while to bring even more surprises? 
Year of the Rat: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008


Ox – Two stars

You’ll be hit with big ideas and great inspiration, so pay extra attention to the people and happenings around you to really get the spark going. There’s no better time to go out more and meet friends new and old. Who knows, you might be able to turn any conversation – serious or bullshitting – into a pot of gold. 
Year of the Ox: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009,

Tiger – Three stars

Your popularity in various groups is on the rise, so get ready to block up a chunk of your social calendar for tons of drinks, meals and get-togethers (not to mention moolah). Work-wise, you’ll find it easy to get help and guidance, and perhaps even score a couple wins. Likewise, things will be looking swell in the romance department. 
Year of the Tiger
1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010


Rabbit – Three stars

Having already enjoyed a great 12 months last year, the three-star streak for rabbits continues into the Year of the Pig, especially in the love department. It’s time to take more initiative this year.  Try to look your best every time you step out of the house and you’ll reap in more rewards (we’re talking potential partners). 
Year of the Rabbit1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

Dragon – Two stars

After a pretty terrible year, your luck is finally about to change and it’s like you’re to be reborn in the Year of the Pig. Everything is on the up. Most importantly, more money will be rolling in. Don’t forget to treat yourself during this fortuitous time – you deserve it!
Year of the Dragon: 1
928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012


Snake – One star

You’re likely to face huge changes in your work life and relationships – though not necessarily for the worse. Singles might find love while married couples could face troubled times ahead. Either way, don’t shy away from tackling any challenges. You might be surprised by what you’ll find at the end. 
Year of the Snake: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

Horse – Two stars

Being a people person will bring in the luck you need since others can guide you to all the right help and connections. Try connecting with old friends and acquaintances. You might be surprised by what the connections will bring. 
Year of the Horse
1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014 


Sheep – Two stars

This year is the perfect time for some self-improvement and to take up a new skill or subject. Sign up for a new course you’ve always been interested in but never got around to it. For those looking for love, your future soulmate might just be around the corner. 
Year of the Sheep
1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

Monkey – One star

It’s going to be a tough and busy year for you, so it’s hugely important to fit in plenty of rest and me-time for yourself. Learning how to relax and finding your zen will make or break the year for you.
Year of the Monkey: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016


Rooster – Two stars

This is the year to take things slow. Self-assess your goals and start planning out your following year. Spend some time setting new goals and targets and you will find that to be hugely helpful. And hey, if you like to plan ahead your social calendar, have a look at our guide of all the best events to look forward to in 2019.
Year of the Rooster1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017 

Dog – Three stars

Love is in the air for the dogs. This is the opportune time to establish love connections and relationships. For those already in a committed relationship, it’s important to schedule regular date nights – we’re talking proper romantic night-outs – to keep the spark going. 
Year of the Dog: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

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