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                                   CHINESE NEW YEAR
AFSC, PO Box 5391, Chittaway Bay, NSW 2261 02 4389 1863    Inside This Issue

                                                      Happy Chinese New Year                                1
Happy Chinese New Year                                The Year of the Pig                                   1&2
                                                      Preferred Suppliers                                   3
With February 4 th symbolising the Chinese New        ACES – Feng Shui Education                            3
Year and we say goodbye to the Year of the Dog        General Overview of Chinese Animals                   4&5
and welcome in the Year of the Pig. This issue        Overview of Annual Flying Stars for 2007              5
includes two articles written by AFSC member          The Grand Duke                                        5
Edgar (Lok Tin) Yung.

                                                     information of a superstitious nature. Each year is
We would also like to mention that the General
                                                     represented by 2 characters which reflect elements.
Overview of Chinese Animals is just that! For a
                                                     This can give a general idea as to what sort of
personalized Chinese Astrology reading, you will
                                                     energetic influences we can expect and how they
need a qualified Consultant to do this for you.
                                                     may manifest on all levels, from the global to the
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AFSC is enjoying its second Chinese New Year with
memberships increasing all of the time which is      2007 in General
fantastic news for anyone looking for a qualified    In the Chinese almanac, 2007 is the year of the Pig.
consultant. AFSC Consultants also follow a code of   To be exact, the year of the Pig starts at 2:18pm on
ethics which you can view at                         the 4th February 2007 and it ends at the 8:00pm on                the 4th February 2008.

The AFSC committee wishes everyone a very            For those who were born prior to 2:18pm on the 4th
prosperous 2007! ENJOY                               February 2007, they were not born in the year of Pig
                                                     but instead are considered born in the year of the

The Year of the Pig                                  The Heavenly Stem for 2007 is Yin Fire (Ding). So
By Edgar (Lok Tin) Yung
                                                     2007 is called the Yin Fire Pig. Yin means quiet and
Chinese Astrology is based upon the cyclical         slow therefore in 2007 we must not take big risks or
nature of the change and transition of energy of     have too much adventure and must act like a Pig
the system of the 5 elements, these being: Wood,     (Pigs are not dumb). The Pig is a sign of deposit or
Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. Each moment of time    saving. 2007 is a year to save up.
is a configuration of the elements.
Much Chinese Astrology literature refers to the      In terms of the five elements, The Earth Branch of
characteristics of an animal in looking at the       the Pig (2007) is Water element with some Wood in
upcoming year and the trends that may ensue.         it. So the Heavenly Stem on top is Yin fire. The Earth
                                                     Branch underneath is Water.
This will become very evident in late January
where much will be written, much of the
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The Year of the Pig (con’t)

In five elements theory Water conquers Fire.           2007 and January 2008.

Generally speaking, in 2007 the general public         In Europe, 2007 will still be very much in
worldwide will mostly oppose the top                   trouble. For those have business with European
level/governments’ decisions.                          countries, extra care must be taken.

This will also apply to the big organisations which    The Sickness Star flies to the middle of the
their workers are opposed to the management            world, it indicates that a pandemic related to
since the big corporations will focus on business      abdominal part and respiratory system might
development and more profit taking. Furthermore,       strikes.
most nations in the world would change leading         The Earthly Branch can also represent the
parties. The winning chance for the opposition         directions.
party is high.

In terms of weather, the second half of 2007 will
be a cooler year compared with 2006. 2007 will
have more rainfall and the drought condition will
be eased. Some areas even will have flooding and
the average temperature will be lower. Unlike
2006, the Heavenly Stem and Earthly Branch are
                                                                         YEAR OF THE PIG
both fire (Yang Fire, Yang is active) and that was
why it caused a lot of bushfire and hot weather in
2006.                                                  There are two sectors that must not be dug or
                                                       renovated in 2007. These two areas are the
In 2006 and 2007, the element for the each             West (In between 248 – 293 degree) and the
Heavenly Stem and Earthly Branch combined is           North West (293 to 338 degree). In 2007 the
Earth. It has a special name called “Roof top          yearly bad Chi (energy) will reside in these
Earth”. “Roof top Earth is related to property and     sectors. So these two sectors must be kept
the land. This indicated that the property market      quiet and calm inside a house. Otherwise
will slow down, especially in the second half of the   trouble will happen to the father and the
2007 starting from August to end of January            youngest daughter of the family.
                                                       Edgar (Lok Tin) Yung, is a member of AFSC and has been
                                                       using Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology including Ba Zhai
There will be relatively more earthquakes              (Four Pillars, 4 Pillars) and Ziwei Duo Shu, helping the
throughout the world, especially toward the end of     Chinese community in Melbourne Australia since early
         “2007 will have more
                                                       Edgar has been writing Feng Shui and Chinese Astrology
        rainfall and the drought                       articles for two Chinese weekly magazines in Melbourne
                                                       since 2003.
        condition will be eased.”
                                                       Visit Edgar’s website at
Chinese New Year 2007                                                            Page 3


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General Overview of Chinese Animals
By Edgar (Lok Tin) Yung

                                                        Tiger (1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998),
                                                        beware of lawsuits in partnership with others. It will
The Heavenly Stem of 2007 is Yin Fire. The Earthly
                                                        more likely happen in February and May. It is good
Branch underneath is Water - Water conquers Fire
                                                        to be more conservative than aggressive. Eventually
therefore water is weakened and Fire gets hurt.
                                                        problems will be solved, but it costs time and
The Fire element represents eyes, heart and blood
circulation system. Water is related to the excretion
                                                        Monkey (1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992) will
system including, kidneys, urethra, prostate gland
                                                        be easily implicated by others or partners’ wrong
for male, bladders and so on. In these two aspects,
                                                        doing. Easily break rules, like traffic rules and get
extra care must be taken - Especially for those who
were born in the year of Snake (1929, 1941, 1953,
1965, 1977, 1989) and year of Pig (1935, 1947,
                                                        Chinese Astrology examines not only the year of
1959, 1971, 1983, 1995). Regular body check up
                                                        birth but also the day of the month and the hour. It
in 2007 will definitely save a lot of troubles and
                                                        is difficult to exactly predict how each year will
regrets later on.
                                                        affect each person individually. However just based
                                                        on the yearly Heavenly Stem and Earthly Branch,
Other than the above health concern, the Pig in
                                                        some animals are more sensitive than the others.
2007 will have a busy schedule, bad gossip around
                                                        The most sensitive animals in 2007 are Pig, Snake,
them or defamation issues. Hillary Clinton was
                                                        Tiger and Monkey which are mentioned above.
born in 1947 year of the Pig, so was Elton John.
2007 will be a busy and impacting year for them.
                                                        The rest of the animals are a guide only. For more
                                                        accurate readings, please seek help from
For the Snake, 2007 is having a clash with the year
                                                        professional Chinese Astrology consultant.
Earthly Branch which means big changes for them,
like career change, moving house or travelling.
                                                        Rabbit (1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987) is
Tony Blair was born in 1953, so it will be
                                                        recovering form 2005. Love life will be good in
interesting to see what happens to him next year.
                                                        2007. Rabbits will have chance to work with new
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker was born in 1965
                                                        colleagues or business partners. However do not
(snake) too, 2007 will be a year of impact for her.
                                                        let personal emotion get involved in business
For the Snakes also beware of contract terms if
                                                        decisions - remember business is business.
contract need to be signed. For Snakes, in 2007 if
planning to travel, avoid going to the North West
                                                        Dragon (1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988,
direction from where they live. Do not invest in
                                                        2000), the impact of 2006 is gradually fading away.
high risk market. Invest wisely, otherwise money
will be gone.
                                                        Horse (1930,1942,1954,1966, 1978,1990) and Rat
                                                        (1936,1948,1960,1972,1984) Relationships for you
If health for the Snake and Pig is fit and well,
                                                        will be complicated. There may be a third person
donating blood is encouraged and is one of the
best ways to reduce bad luck and attract good luck
in 2007.
  Chinese New Year 2007                                                                             Page 5

General Overview of                                    The 5 is the most negative energy of all the flying
                                                       stars and represents very challenging influences.
Chinese Animals (con’t)                                You will need the sound of metal in the North East
                                                       sector of your home. This could be a brass metal
Goat (1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991) little profit
                                                       wind chime in the North East sector of the garden
will be made by getting into partnership.
                                                       and metal bells or a chime clock in the North East
                                                       sector of your home. Hang them on a door or drawer
Rooster (1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1992, 2004), for
                                                       that is used regularly to help suppress this negative
working Roosters, they may learn something new
for their work or for personal interest. For
students, their study results will be good.
                                                       The 2 represents sickness focusing on the abdomen.
                                                       You will need to remedy using a brass calabash
Dog (1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994) for
                                                       and/or Six Chinese coins located in the centre of the
ladies within the pregnancy age, they would easily
                                                       home. These are to help absorb the negative
get pregnant. For men, the bowels and skin need
some cares, eat healthily, especially more             sickness energy.

vegetables to help the digestive system.
                                                       In both of these areas (NE and centre) avoid using
                                                       the colour bright red as it will enhance these
Ox (1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997) will be
                                                       negative energies. Favourable colours are from the
slightly better than in 2006. The bad gossip or
                                                       metal element such as white, silver, gold etc.
lawsuit is going away
                                                       DO NOT place any moving water t o activate yearly
Overview of Annual Flying                              influences as you need to take into account the
                                                       actual Flying Star chart of your home which take
Stars for 2007                                         priority.
By Elizabeth Wiggins
                                                       It is recommended that you get a qualified
There are four energies that I find are the most       consultant to complete the chart of your home as
important when looking at your home for 2007.          the yearly energies also relate to the chart of your
The two most positive energies are the numbers 8       home and integrate the annual flying stars into it.
and 9. These are located in the SW and E. So if your   You can view all of our consultants at
front door, bedroom or office fall in these areas it
suggests that you will be supported for 2007. Make
sure you clear your clutter from these areas and       The Grand Duke
keep the energy flowing.
                                                       The Grand Duke is located in the direction that
The two important negative energies to remedy are      relates to the PIG which is North North West (322 –
the 5 in the North East and the 2 in the Centre of     338 degrees). It is said that if you face the Grand
the home. This is especially so if they fall at your   Duke you may experience challenges.
front door, your bedroom or office.
                                                       It is also best to avoid any major renovation work in
                                                       the North North West including digging in the
                                                       garden, knocking down of walls etc. Redecorating
                                                       should not pose a problem. It is more the loud
                                                       banging and digging that are said to offend the
                                                       Grand Duke.

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