Chinese Zodiac: 17.08.2017

What does the Chinese almanac Tong Shing say about today?

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 10:30am
UPDATED : Thursday, 17 August, 2017, 4:08am

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Auspicious for: marriage
Bad for: litigation, visiting a doctor
Auspicious direction: west
Lucky colours: blue, green
Lucky numbers: 1,4

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

You will work to establish yourself more solidly in the eyes of the world, your community and your friends. You will be frequently aided by the favour of people
in positions above you.

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

Today brings you face-to-face with certain facts that you now need to acknowledge in order to get ahead. If you have been burying your head in the sand and ignoring certain matters, you shouldn’t any longer.

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

Today signifies a state of balance between your feelings and your rational intellect. That is, you are able to think with great emotional sensitivity while still logically.

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

Today you may feel that there’s a change in your partner’s attitude. This is a sign that you should start paying attention to the relationship before it’s too late.

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

This is the ideal moment to sort out any minor problems you’re having with a partner, or get close to someone you like.

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

Although you’ve no cause to complain about your social life, you are tempted to place quantity above quality. This approach is frustrating if you need stability.

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

While you are trying to take control of your life, it is difficult to suppress the urge to revamp all aspects of your daily life. You want to give everything a facelift simply for the sake of change.

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

You are likely to be on the run today, trying to fulfil your boss’ errands. Your financial prospects are plummeting, so stay away from risky ventures and gambles.

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

Your love life may have been breezy lately, but be mindful that the romantic bubbles may burst one day. Others are likely to be envious of your success and good fortune.

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

Domestic matters have come between you and your spouse. Reaching out to your children could help ease the awkward situation you have put yourself in.

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

You are in a bad mood today. Pressures from work may be overwhelming at times, but don’t let stress take hold of your emotions. It would do you harm.

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

You pursue your objectives with zeal and energy. It isn’t likely you’ll make any significant changes in your goals for now.