Tag Archives: chinese new year

HOW TO USE ONE DOLLAR COINS TO BRING IN GOOD FENGSHUI THIS CNY

Chinese New Year is coming, just to share a bit on what u can do at home for the new year. Please find 8 pieces of $1 SGD gold coins, wash it clean and use blue tag to paste at the flower side of the gold coin as shown in the photo. Then stick it at or on top of the door frame as shown. As long the door doesn't hit the coins when closed.

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RACIAL HARMONY IS WELL AND ALIVE IN SINGAPORE, CHULIA MOSQUE SHOWS US WHY

If you drive down Chinatown, you will see a beautiful sight as you past Masjid Chulia. Outside the mosque, there is a huge banner wishing our S'porean Chinese a Happy Chinese New Year! Where else in the world can you see such a kind gesture from different race and communities? Who dare say our Singaporean Muslims are growing distant? This is perfect example why there is harmony in Singapore.

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GAY OFFERS ADVICE ON SURVIVING CHINESE NEW YEAR

Activities at such gatherings would include the usual all-night mahjong parties (bye bye Hongbaos!), pot-luck cook-outs, as well as home-decoration competitions - given that festive seasons never fail to bring out the frustrated window-dressers in all gay men.

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TABOOS AND SUPERSTITIONS OF CHINESE NEW YEAR

The entire house should be cleaned before New Year's Day. On New Year's Eve, all brooms, brushes, dusters, dust pans and other cleaning equipment are put away. Sweeping or dusting should not be done on New Year's Day for fear that good fortune will be swept away. After New Year's Day, the floors may be swept.

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PLACES THAT ARE STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS DURING CHINESE NEW YEAR

Ever wondered which places are still open during Chinese New Year? In a place populated mostly by Chinese people (we're including both the local born and the China-born ones for simplicity's sake), life during Chinese New Year every year seems to come to a complete standstill. So for the benefit of those of us who don't have red packets to receive and lots of visiting relatives to entertain, here's a list of places that are still open during the CNY period.

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CHINESE NEW YEAR GREETINGS FOR NON-CHINESE

Chinese New Year is here again. This means that almost all of Singapore is going to shut down and take a holiday for almost a whole week. Singaporean Chinese of all shapes and sizes literally will be out on the streets, decked out in their best red attires, going for their Chinese new year visitations. If you are like me and don't speak a word of Chinese, here is a list of 41 English greetings to say over the Chinese new year:

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CHINESE NEW YEAR CUSTOMS EXPLAINED

Chinese New Year takes place over 15 days and preparations for this celebration begin well over 1 month before the start of the new year. Here's a brief guide on the festivities and customs that take place during this annual event.

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TELL YOUR RELATIVES & FRIENDS TO VOTE OPPOSITION THIS CNY

Can you do this during the coming CNY? Please help to spread the news and convince your friends and relatives to vote for opposition in the coming GE. CNY is the time when you get to see all your relatives and friends. This is a good time to discuss issues faced by all of us these days, like our jobs taken by FT, university places taken by FT, transport woes, sky high housing prices, high cost of living, lifetime Medishield payments, withholding of our CPF and the list goes on.

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