Fung Shui

It's all about fung shui for on-fire Andy Leung

He may have had trouble in the run, but King On Earth (Richard Fourie) unleashed a strong burst in the clear to make it two straight wins at Sha Tin. Photo: Kenneth Chan

There was some symmetry in Richard Fourie riding Andy Leung Ting-wah's 400th career winner and a fair bit of fung shui as well, according to the colourful trainer.

Sunday, 12 May, 2013, 5:05am

Taoist priest spreads ancient wisdom

Hong Chen believes Taoism remains relevant. Photo: SCMP

The principal philosophy and religious traditions of Taoism, which incorporate elements of Buddhism, were established in China about 2,400 years ago. Yet even today, the lives of Taoists may still appear veiled in mystery to the casual observer. The latest official statistics indicate that there are more than 30,000 mainland sites dedicated to the religion.

14 Apr 2013 - 7:05am

Tony Chan embraces Christianity, rejects fung shui and is now Peter

Former fung shui master Tony Chan is baptised by Pastor Lam Yee-lok at a church in Tsing Yi. The former adviser to late Chinachem billionaire Nina Wang faces charges of forging her will. He has renounced fung shui, saying it is the devil's work, and changed his name to Peter Chan to reflect his new belief. Photo: Crossroad Community Baptist Church

Weeks before appearing in court to face forgery charges, former self-styled fung shui master Chan Chun-chuen has renounced geomancy for Christianity. Chan was baptised at the Crossroad Community Baptist Church in Tsing Yi on Tuesday, after changing his name from Tony to Peter to symbolise a new life.

7 Mar 2013 - 4:35am 7 comments

Taoist omen warns Hongkongers to beware of 'wicked people'

Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat. Photo: Felix Wong

A stick bearing the number 95 was drawn by Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat at Sha Tin's Che Kung Temple in the annual ritual. The prediction for stick 95 says: "In a splendid carriage you embarked on your journey. Today, you came home barefoot. Is it that you failed the imperial exam? Or did you lose all your gold in business?"

12 Feb 2013 - 9:39am 3 comments

Year of the Snake is a year to buy gold

According to fung shui master Wong Man-chiu, gold will have an upward trend and people will buy the precious metal as a safe haven. Photo: Bloomberg

The Year of the Snake, according to fung shui master Wong Man-chiu, will continue to be a volatile year in both the macro economy and the stock and property markets.

12 Feb 2013 - 5:08am 1 comment