Chinese Zodiac: 25.08.16

What does the Chinese almanac Tong Shing say about today?

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 10:30am
UPDATED : Thursday, 25 August, 2016, 4:56am

Auspicious for: grand openings
Bad for: marriage, new jobs
Auspicious direction: north
Lucky colours: yellow, gold
Lucky numbers: 7,8

Rat: 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008

Today you’ll work best by yourself, while remaining aware of how your work fits into a larger scheme involving others

Ox: 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

You may have neglected your physical well-being recently, and it is going to take a toll in the long run. Minor discomforts are likely to turn serious.

Tiger: 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

A lawsuit may complicate a situation, so be vigilant and prudent, especially if you sign a contract. In addition, slight contretemps and unexpected developments could arise.

Rabbit: 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

Being overly tolerant with people who upset you will only encourage their behaviour. Speaking up at the right time will save you a lot of trouble today.

Dragon: 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

As far as work goes, you’re finding it extremely hard to deal with unknowns and uncertainties.

Snake: 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

Take heed when mishaps happen, but don’t panic or get anxious. Consider your options and choices wisely.

Horse: 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

Work may be tough right now. However, you should work harder. You will find the outcome rewarding. Your children have become the major source of headaches.

Goat: 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

You may feel like operating under the surveillance of your employer today, but he or she will be critical of your every move. Try to curb your spending.

Monkey: 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

If you are unemployed and have been job-hunting, be sure to keep the faith. Don’t despair if you haven’t heard from prospective employers.

Rooster: 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005

You have a chance to make amends with someone you were once romantically close to but whom you wronged in some way. The nature of the pain may not even have been that bad, but you feel guilty.

Dog: 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006

Make sure that you are expressing your emotions and giving voice to your heart. A situation has cropped up in which you need to apply a bit of balance to your life in order to remedy matters.

Pig: 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007

Don’t make unnecessary assumptions. Take prompt action when a problem arises. The fortune star is shining right above you. Buy yourself something.