Chinese Zodiac: 24.08.16

What does the Chinese almanac Tong Shing say about today?

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 10:30am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 24 August, 2016, 4:39am

Auspicious for: visiting a doctor
Bad for: avoiding important affairs
Auspicious direction: north
Lucky colours: white, yellow
Lucky numbers: 6,8

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

Today you might find yourself feeling deeply depressed, even though there appears to be no reason for it. This could well be the result of nightmares that you’ve had.

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

You may encounter some mishaps in the office today, but a female colleague will be your savior. You might want to get together with a romantic partner today.

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

This is a good day to get some clarity in your financial issues. You sometimes spend more money than you realise.

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

This is a good day for you to experiment with role-playing. You like taking on different parts, and you’re a natural actor.

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

Today is best for you to start on the stack of paperwork at your desk. Students are likely to ace a test, and interviewees should nail job interviews.

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

Lots of changes are taking place at work, and you find yourself forced to conform. Don’t sulk over it.

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

Today coincides with a period of good feelings and an optimistic outlook on life. If you exercise some care, it will be very helpful in all kinds of negotiations.

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

Your love interest finally takes notice of you. You should seize the opportunity to propose a date. You will be happy with the outcome. Meanwhile, your finances are a mess. You should start paying attention to your spending before it gets out of control.

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

A slip of the tongue could prove difficult to explain, and it will certainly make your lover furious. Try to get to the root of your misunderstanding.

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

You may feel unwell today. You should consult a doctor. In your love life, you should try to be a little more daring to spice it up.

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

Your artistic side may want to take to the airwaves in some way today. Perhaps you should consider constructing your own website or getting a spot on a radio show. Your dreams need a vehicle.

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

Evading a problem is not the way to solve it. Instead, it only complicates the matter. You should approach it with a positive mindset before the situation worsens.