Showing posts with the label 2021

Solar Terms for the month of May 2022 - Yi Shi / Wood Snake month in the year of Ren Yin / Water Tiger

This evening the solar term of Spring Begins Li Xia starts the summer months off in the Chinese luni-solar calendar. The sexagenary pair for the month is rotated to Yi Si or Yin Wood Snake.  In Singapore, Vesak Day is celebrated on the 15th of May, and is also the 15th day full moon of the 4th lunar month. 

Mr. Chua on CNBC Asia's Lunar New Year segment 2021 Year of the Metal Ox Xin Chou

If you subscribe to CNBC Asia channel on Starhub (Singapore) or on cable and satellite tv (worldwide), I'll be featured in the Lunar New Year segment on CNBC Asia going through some famous people's birth charts for 2021 at these (Singapore) times: 12 Feb / Friday / 7am, 10:30am, 1pm, 6pm 13 Feb / Saturday / 10:30am, 7:30am 14 Feb / Sunday / 6:30pm 15 Feb / Monday / 10pm

First of Twenty Four Solar Terms for the year of Xin Chou Metal Ox - Li Chun Spring Begins 立春

Hello readers of this blog, advance new year greetings to you for the year of Xin Chou, Metal Ox . This coming OX year's Li Chun falls on the 3rd of February 2021 . The timing for GMT +8 is 22:58 hours, or 11.58 PM.  Someone sent me this video about Li Chun: It is a Tik Tok video in Chinese, and it describes some common observations for the day of Li Chun: (1) Do not move house on this day, as the Qi is changing and implies no peace (2) Do not cut your hair (or nails - added by me) on this day, as this means the new shoots sprouting out in Spring are being cut, i.e. arrested development (3) Do not idle away at home, go outside to experience new Qi of Spring (4) Do not quarrel nor get into conflicts on this day, as it will be a bad start for the year. Keep your cool on this day.  Li Chun Riddle You may have read my earlier articles about the Li Chun day, and so here is a riddle for this Li Chun day: If Li Chun starts at 22:58 hours on the 3rd of February (+8 GMT), and 4th of Februar

Annual Chinese Horoscope for the 12 Zodiac Signs 2021 - Year of the Metal Ox

  I was commissioned again to co-write a magazine article for The Inflight Magazine of ANA Group for the second time. It is published in the Japanese language in the January 2021 No. 619 issue that is available on ANA flights.  In Japan, New Year is celebrated on the first day of January.  This is a general version based on 12 zodiac signs for everyone. As always, for a more detailed reading of one's luck for the year, you should get your Ba Zi birth chart done to get a personalised interpretation and analysis.   Chinese Lunar New Year falls on 12 February 2021.