year of the pig - updates

Rappler's latest stories on year of the pig


15 killed in New Year knife rampage and arson attack in China

Feb 08, 2019 - 11:23 PM

Knife attacks are common in China, where the carrying of firearms is strictly regulated

Your horoscope for 2019, Year of the Earth Pig

Feb 05, 2019 - 6:50 PM

People born in the year of the Horse are the luckiest, while single people born in the year of the Dog may find their significant other this year

EARTH PIG. Duty Free Philippines Corporations holds Lunar New Year celebration at the Luxe Duty Free in Pasay City. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

'Gangster' Peppa back in China's good graces in Year of the Pig

Feb 03, 2019 - 6:11 PM

'Peppa Pig Celebrates Chinese New Year' is set to be shown in time for the Chinese New Year

Porcine pickle: Hong Kongers divided over city's emboldened wild boars

Feb 02, 2019 - 10:15 PM

Increasingly in Hong Kong, humans and pigs are meeting face to snout

Young Wild Boar (Scientifical name Sus Scrofa) digging with his snout on the forest floor in nature park of hong kong

Bring home the bacon: the Taiwanese woman living with 4 pet pigs

Feb 02, 2019 - 4:59 PM

Website designer Jenny Tsai says her pigs are so clever they've worked out how to open the fridge, which is now protected from wandering snouts with a rope

Feng shui masters say Trump secrets could be exposed in Year of the Pig

Jan 31, 2019 - 11:56 AM

A Taiwanese fortune-teller says that the pig can be a particularly bad year for those born in the year of the dog – which includes US president Donald Trump

This picture taken on January 19, 2019 shows feng shui master Alion Yeo holding a luopan, or Chinese compass, in his office in Hong Kong ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Pig. As the Chinese zodiac turns into the Year of the Pig next week, feng shui masters are predicting turbulence and division for world leaders at home -- not least President Donald Trump, who risks having past secrets revealed. Feng shui -- literally meaning "wind-water" -- is influential in many parts of Asia, where people adjust their lives and carefully position items such as a cup of water or pieces of crystal in offices and homes to maximise their luck and wealth. Isaac LAWRENCE / AFP

China to mark Year of the Pig with 'Peppa Pig' movie

Dec 30, 2018 - 7:00 PM

A new film titled 'Peppa Pig Celebrates Chinese New Year' is set for release in February 2019