What will the Year of the Monkey bring? Find out what’s in stored for your career, love and health.
Jump straight to your zodiac sign:
Rat: Your hard work will pay off
Born: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
Lucky Number: 3
Lucky Color: Orange
Rats are protected by the auspicious star this year. You must be prepared to work hard and be ready for changes, and along with it will come wealth and good increments.
Fortune: Rats can expect an abundance of wealth but you will need to control your spending. While you will have good business opportunities, you must learn to be patient.
Relationship: Spend quality time with your loved ones. This minimises the danger of ending up in the wrong places and running the risk of having an intruder in your love life.
Health: Advice is to go for annual medical check-ups or donate blood. Take good care of your mental health and control your emotions. Let go and be carefree.
Ox: Do what you can do
Born: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
Lucky Number: 1
Lucky Color: Green
Oxen are blessed with two auspicious stars this year. With a strong heaven happiness star, your relationship is set to improve greatly.
Fortune: Take this opportunity to promote your business as you have support and assistance from benefactors. You are in luck this year, so do your groundwork and advance steadily.
Relationship: Single Oxen will enjoy romance, while married Oxen can plan for a new baby this year. Build your network and participate in group activities to relieve stress.
Health: Watch your stubbornness and narrow-mindedness as they may lead to stress and affect your emotional well-being.
Tiger: Make changes and hit the road to fortune
Born: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
Lucky Number: 4
Lucky Color: Red
Due to a clash with Taisui this year, this year will be full of ups and downs. If you are creative and willing to seize this opportunity to make changes, this is going to be the year where the tiger can strike.
Fortune: Tigers must pay more attention to money and investment matters. However, you have a power speech star landing on your chart where benefactors will support you.
Relationship: Control your emotions as falling in love blindly and over-commitment will do you more harm than good. You just need to be patient with your loved ones.
Health: Tigers need to pay extra attention to your health. Best for you to take a blood test or donate blood in the beginning of the year to neutralise sickness and accidents.
Rabbit: You are like a glittering star
Born: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
Lucky Number: 7
Lucky Color: Gold
Rabbits are set to enjoy a good year and will have every reason to smile. You will see increase in your income and fame. Opportunities will come as long as you are willing to learn and step up to be more innovative.
Fortune: You have good fortune this year. Rabbits in business will also do extremely well as you are surrounded by high profile benefactors.
Relationship: Everyone will love you as you are like the rays of the sun exuding warmth. You will enjoy good companionship with your loved ones. Do not be too proud or you may lose your popularity.
Health: Watch your health as you may run the risk of viral infection and leg issues. Swim and jog to keep yourself healthy.
Dragon: Benefactors will bring success to your career
Born: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
Lucky Number: 8
Lucky Color: White
Dragons will find luck and fortune in their careers and investment because of their compatibility with Monkeys. You have benefactors at work which means you will get recognition and achieve the goals in your job.
Fortune: You will be rewarded for the hard work you put in, so leverage on the support and opportunities from your benefactors to build your network and expand your business in the coming year.
Relationship: Dragons will encounter unstable and rocky relationships in the Monkey Year. You must exercise self-restraint and be more forbearing this year.
Health: You may experience stomach and intestinal issues, so you need to watch what you eat and drink.
Snake: Lie low to create your path to victory
Born: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
Lucky Number: 6
Lucky Colour: Yellow
Snakes usually like to think big and look at things on the macro scale, overlooking details. You must be alert in what you do, work and plan ahead.
Fortune: This year, Snakes will have a strong tendency to take risks in business and investment. Do not put too much trust in others. However, you are lucky this year as you have the prosperity star.
Relationship: Snakes will have a very stressful year in love and relationship. Spending time alone may be a good solution.
Health: Do something spiritual this year such as religious studies, yoga and meditation. Exercise and keep fit. There may be unexpected accidents, so exercise caution when driving.
Horse: Embrace the challenges to succeed
Born: 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
Lucky Number: 9
Lucky Color: Black
This will be a pretty tough year for Horses. However, Horses are hardworking, not afraid of obstacles, positive and will survive the year with good success.
Fortune: Horses will face financial and business ups and downs. Luckily, you have the eight pedestals star to enhance your fame and bring about benefactors to boost your fortune.
Relationship: Spend more quality time with family and loved ones. Plan for family holidays as much as you can. Exercise self-restraint so that you will not be disappointed.
Health: Horses run into the goat blade star this year, with risk of health issues, accidents, bloodshed or surgery. Take care of your heart and nerves and exercise more to be healthy.
Goat: Seize your popularity to fortune
Born: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
Lucky Number: 10
Lucky Color: Blue
In the year of the Monkey, Goats are guarded by the auspicious gold trunk star. This means Goats will reap good profits from their investments. You will also receive assistance from benefactors in your business and career.
Fortune: You will obtain significant increase in wealth and will enjoy this good fortune as this is a year of harvest for your investments, so you will be on cloud nine on the business front.
Relationship: While you have a love star this year which will be entwined between love and business, there will be a taste of bitterness among the sweetness in relationships as the spiritual star appears in the Goat zodiac.
Health: It is a very hectic year and health is not promising and must watch their nerves and muscles. Exercise more and maintain a healthy diet.
Monkey: You are on the road to victory
Born: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004
Lucky Number: 2
Lucky Color: Brown
Monkeys’ conflict with Taisui but it will be a year of changes that will strengthen your mind. Your talents and intelligence will enable you to seize new opportunities and change old habits.
Fortune: 2016 will be a year of luck, prosperity and wealth with the God of Fortune smiling on you. Unexpected opportunities await when you travel overseas because you will meet foreign benefactors.
Relationship: Control your emotions and try not to lose your cool or else this will affect new relationships. Travelling with loved ones is a good remedy.
Health: Drive safely on the roads in February and May. Pray to Taisui for blessings from the 4th to the 8th day of the Chinese New Year.
Rooster: The sun is shining on you
Born: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005
Lucky Number: 4
Lucky Colour: Red
Roosters are set to lead in career, fame and can expect support from benefactors. Blessed by the heavenly aid star, you can expect pay rises, promotion and an abundance of career advancement opportunities.
Fortune: You must be careful with your investment as you will have a penchant for spending unnecessarily.
Relationship: You are very attractive and popular this year, with potential partners knocking on your doors and a wonderful love interest. Learn to manage your emotions carefully as these relationships may fizzle out quickly.
Health: Roosters are generally healthy this year. Be careful of leg injuries, so stay away from risky adventure sports or strenuous exercises. Ladies should go for comprehensive health check by your gynaecologist.
Dog: Work hard and you will be rewarded
Born: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006
Lucky Number: 1
Lucky Colour: Green
This year, Dogs are more active as many good opportunities are coming your way, especially luck in wealth. You are like a guardian angel and can work well with everyone.
Fortune: Make long term investments as you have luck especially in properties and you will be rewarded in the coming years.
Relationship: Dogs are not as lucky in love as you tend to have many unhappy and disappointed relationships. Be patient, listen more and talk less. Go with the flow with your loved ones, and remember you are still everyone’s favourite.
Health: Watch your diet as you tend to have stomach issues. Eat more healthy food, drink less alcohol and exercise to energise yourself. Avoid attending funerals this year.
Pig: Strike your way to fortune
Born: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007
Lucky Number: 3
Lucky Color: Orange
You are blessed with a benefactor star this year which will strengthen your luck in business and career. Take advantage of this and go all out to attain that next level. There will be career opportunities and advancement.
Fortune: You have luck in wealth as the fortune stars accompany you throughout the year. Invest and plan well.
Relationship: As the lonely star lands in the chart this year, your romance is likely to be uninteresting. Let it be a peaceful year for relationships.
Health: Pigs are prone to accidents especially when driving. To have a healthy year, make offering to Taisui in the temple at the beginning of Chinese New Year.
Info by Feng Shui Master Siew Li.