2017 is for the “Roosters”, a Chinese zodiac sign for all those born after the lunar new year in 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and of course, 2017.
According to the Chinese horoscope, these group of people are described as trustworthy, hardworking, strong at timekeeping, career-driven and good at multitasking.
The Year of Rooster will start from 28 January, 2017 and will last until 15 February, 2018. A total of 36 festive days will be observed as the official holiday period.
Luck hours have become part of the “rituals” observed in the Chinese zodiac. Any time between 5PM and 7PM is considered as “Rooster hour”.
If there are set goals or dreams that the Roosters are planning to achieve in the following year, those activities are guaranteed to be successful if undertaken during the lucky hours.
Apart from Rooster hours, Ox, Snake and Dragon are also expected to be lucky this year.
- Rooster hours – 5PM to 7PM
- Ox hours – 1PM to 3PM
- Snake hours – 9PM to 11PM
- Dragon hours – 7PM to 9PM
Here’s a complete horoscope guide from Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore:
Career-wise, your luck is pretty good. Plenty of opportunities will come your way, and you’ll meet people who are happy to help you. However, your money sign is weak, so don’t invest in risky stocks or lend money to others. 2017 will be a slow year when it comes to social activities and relationships. Try to make an effort to maintain relationships and go out regularly to bring in good fortune.
Everything looks set to go smoothly in 2017, but avoid being close-minded and conservative. Stay clear of unrealistic goals and stressing yourself out too much. Your love life will experience an uptick. If you’re single, you’ll meet a great match.
2017 will be a fruitful year for the Tiger, but you’ll need to spend time on cultivating these rewards. Make sure to set targets and seize the day. Pay attention to your health this year, especially your respiratory health.
The Rooster brings with it plenty of career opportunities for the Rabbit, but you should carefully assess your options before taking on a new job. Your hard work will reap good results in autumn, and you can take a rest after achieving your goals. However, your social relationships and love life may be a little dismal this year.
The new year bodes well for the love life of a Dragon — you’ll find a good and worthwhile partner. Focus on building a healthy long-term relationship with plenty of communication and compromise.
It’s a good year for achieving fame, money, and success in your career, but your romantic relationships may not fare so well. Take good care of your health, especially your vision and respiratory system.
2017 is a fantastic year for the Horse who is willing to work hard, as fame, wealth, and career will come together. Take care not to become too competitive and argumentative as it will be drain your time and resources. People looking for love will find it only if they are willing to put in effort.
Since you’re versatile and talented, you will find good fortune come September. Before that, you’ll have to work hard towards your goal. It’ll be worth it. You’re likely to have good luck in love this year, too!
While it may not be such a good year for your love life, you’ll get a big opportunity and plenty of good fortune. Keep your eyes on your goal and work towards it, particularly when it comes to your career.
Roosters tends to pursue perfection, which is generally great but be careful not to pressure yourself too much. Your financial luck will be good, but you’ll have to work for it. Don’t lend money and be conservative when it comes to investments — the risk is not worth it. Your social life will get a boost as long as you are humble and polite.
The Year of the Rooster brings money-making opportunities to the Dog, but if you’re already busy with your current work, it’s best not to try and bite off more than you can chew. It’s best to take this year to rest and enjoy your life.
You’ll come across plenty of potential opportunities, but be patient and consider the interests of others before you act. If you face any quarrels or conflict, it’s best to negotiate and compromise instead of trying to win.