What's in store for the Year of the Rat? Hong Kong's most famous fortune teller reveals all
Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN • Updated 25th January 2020
So Man-fung Peter, geomancy consultant and globetrotter.
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Looking for a romantic relationship? The good news is that your love luck from last year will linger on till April 4, 2020. Relationships that can last until May have a real chance of becoming long-term.
Now for the bad news. People born in the year of the rat will offend Tai Sui, the star representing the presiding god this year.
You may find yourself prone to negative thoughts and more disruptions in life, such as accidents.
To alleviate the impact, you should travel more in 2020 and consider donating blood to avoid spilling blood by accident.
But it isn't all bad. You should be able to accumulate some wealth, especially if you're self-employed or an entrepreneur.
People born in autumn and winter months should avoid quitting things on impulse.
Being in union with Tai Sui, people born in the year of the ox can expect a comfortable year free of major surprises and unexpected changes.
You're blessed by a few lucky stars this year.
It's possible that you will get advice and help from powerful figures or supervisors, especially male figures.
Although it's easier to gain trust and be offered deals this year, those deals may be withdrawn at the last minute.
Yi Ma, the star representing mobility, shines over people born in the year of the tiger in 2020.
It suggests a lot of travel and moves will happen this year.
Apart from that, tigers don't have any immensely lucky or unlucky stars in their constellations.
It's important to take care of your mental health this year, as your mood may be affected by the presence of Gu Chen, a star representing bad moods and sorrow, in your constellation.
This may make you feel gloomy for no reason.
People born in the year of the rabbit likely enjoyed a year of excellent relationships in 2019.
This year, rabbits may continue to have luck in interpersonal relations as well as love.
Thanks to Hong Luan, a star bringing positive relationships, you'll have a good chance of meeting someone special this year.
It's also an ideal year to get married if you have been considering it.
You may get useful advice and help from powerful female figures in life.
Another key reminder for 2020: Further your education and hone your skills for work.
Last year, people born in the year of the dragon were enjoying great relationships thanks to the Hong Luan star. The residual effect will last till April in 2020.
The rest of the year, however, may be sullied by gossip, backstabbing and possible lawsuits.
It's best if you take a step back when arguments arise this year.
Don't frown yet. Luckily, you're also in triple union with Tai Sui. The good effect will help iron out some of the hiccups in relationships.
Another great star shining over you is San Tai, the star representing elevated social status.
If you're an employee, you may get promoted if you give it your best.
People born in the year of Snake had a year of instability and drastic changes last year.
Bad news: The impact may hover over you until April this year.
Good news: You're in hidden union with Tai Sui in 2020 -- meaning a small dose of help is coming your way.
Yue De, a lucky star that signifies mishaps that may be turned into good fortune, can be found in your reading.
It means that your goodwill and good deeds, like forgiving someone, could turn misfortune into good luck.
This year, hard work and income are coming hand in hand for the snakes.
Also, watch out when it comes to lending money to friends -- they may not be able to pay you back in a while.
This year, you're in conflict with Tai Sui.
But it isn't a completely bad influence. While people born in fall and winter should play it safe this year, those born in spring or summer may gain from these conflicts.
It also means that you face a year of changes in relationships.
That may mean you'll get into a new romantic relationship, get married, break up or have a child.
Be extra careful with your finances and expect to work harder than usual in 2020.
Sizable expenses may be heading your way -- be it moving homes or dental fees.
People born in the year of the sheep are poking Tai Sui this year.
This annoying act may lead you into gossip and arguments, but it shouldn't be enough to bring bad luck.
It's a good time to have a medical checkup, especially for females born in the year of the sheep.
The good news is you will have two lucky stars -- Zi Wei and Long De -- in your constellation. Their presence usually means you'll benefit from getting more useful help and advice in your life.
Monkeys will enjoy a peaceful union with Tai Sui this year.
You can anticipate a year of stability and good interpersonal relations.
People born in the year of the monkey may be able to gain power or climb the social ladder in their lines of work this year.
If there's is a job position you have been eyeing, it's a good time to apply.
There may be unexpected financial losses this year, though, making it wise to invest in tangible objects or a fixed-term saving account instead of riskier options.
The year 2020 may be easier for you to build a lasting romantic relationship.
If you're in a stable relationship already, it may be time to take your relationship to the next level.
Career-wise, you'd gain more power thanks to the presence of Tian Xi and Xian Chi -- both are lucky stars governing relationships.
Don't be afraid to be ambitious at work if you want a promotion.
Regarding health in 2020, people born in the year of the rooster may get injured easier than usual.
To avoid that, you can consider "orchestrating" a mini-bloodshed instead -- by donating blood or going to a dentist, for example.
People born in the dog year have a chance to meet someone special in the first few months of 2020.
In 2020, dogs aren't in any major disagreement with Tai Sui, signifying a stable year ahead.
After a hardworking 2019, you can finally relax and recharge in 2020.
It may be the year to earn a promotion or build a better reputation for your business if you're self-employed.
You deserve a pat on the back for the rough 2019 you had to endure.
While the residue may linger on for a while longer, your luck is likely to turn better in 2020.
It's especially noticeable in terms of personal relationships and wealth.
Blessed by Mo Yue, the star for social status, you are likely to get a promotion or improved business.
It will be easier to get along with people.
On the other hand, you should watch out for your personal belongings this year.
You may also experience some short-lived romances.
Rat: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020
Ox: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
Tiger: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
Rabbit: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
Dragon: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
Snake: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
Horse: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
Sheep: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
Monkey: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
Rooster: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
Dog: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
Pig: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019