In the period leading up to the auspicious celebration, Chinese New Year, there’s much to do – reunion dinner preparations, buying new clothes (yay!) and sampling festive goodies. But before you usher in the festivities, there are also some things to avoid! After all, depending on how superstitious you are, your actions could determine how your prosperity, wealth, luck, health and happiness will pan out for the next 365 days. We’ve compiled a list of New Year no-no’s for you to take note of but do keep in mind that many of these taboos aren’t even observed anymore.
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Text: Natalya Molok / The Singapore Women’s Weekly / January 2017
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