Estrada, other ‘Ox’ candidates lucky in Year of Water Snake—feng shui specialist

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Former President Joseph Estrada: Lucky Ox. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—If you’re running for public office and you’re born under the Ox sign, you will most probably win in the 2013 elections, according to a feng shui specialist, giving her own reading of fortunes in the coming year.

Didit Plugio, a holistic life coach who has appeared in television and radio shows, said a notable Ox candidate, former President Joseph Estrada, a candidate for Manila mayor against the incumbent Alfredo Lim, would be lucky this year.

While Ox and Rooster would be quite fortunate in the year of the Black Water Snake in the Chinese zodiac, Plugio said those with Dragon, Rat and Horse signs would also have good chances in business, politics and show biz.

Unfortunately, 2013 is not the year for Snake, Pig, Tiger and Monkey signs. Incidentally, Lim is born in 1929, a year of the Snake.

Plugio said President Aquino (Rat) and Vice President Jejomar Binay (Horse) would have a good year but their incompatible signs could keep them at odds with each other.

She said Aquino should find a life partner with Monkey, Dragon and Ox signs for compatibility.

Businesses in the Earth element, like real estate and universities, would have good fortune this year, Plugio said. In addition, the feng shui lucky number 4 indicates a boom in the field of education.

Other lucky elements are: Water (spa, laundry shop), Metal (gadgets, hardware), and Fire (restaurant, events organizing). The Wood element (flower shops, landscapers) will not be so lucky.

The Wood element, however, will counter the destructive relationship of Fire and Water, the ruling elements this year, which makes green the lucky color this year, according to Plugio.

To bring luck, Plugio advised feng shui followers to paint the house green, or bring in green materials like plants, and wear jade charms.

For unlucky signs, Plugio advised them to keep a positive attitude.

“Keep in your heart and mind that you are a lucky person. Happy thoughts, good feelings, so that the energy of luck and blessings will flow into our lives,” she said.

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  • joerizal

    Hangal ang mga naniniwala dito.

    • doncleo

       lalong hangal mga naniniwala pa kay Erap ..kagaya ni Boybakal.

  • catalansbarce

    magkano kaya ang binayad ni estrada sa fengshui na yan.

  • boybakal

    Estrada, other ‘Ox’ candidates lucky in Year of Water Snake—feng shui specialist.

    This is good news for Estrada, Binay and UNA.
    The signs are there, feng shui is with them, the vibes and aura are good for this year.

    And who would be better lucky  this year than Snake and Ox looking Erap.
    Erap’s ear is like a cobra fang ready to strike…Strike this election year Erap, we are with you.
    Vote for Erap and Binay UNA.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/G2UFL7BAIFFUU6TIW4FFAPTVV4 Ghost

    Ang mga fengshui at iba pang mga pamahiin ay hindi na dapat ginagawang balita. It only perpetuates backwardness and ignorance and hinders real progress. Worse, it creates bandwagon effect because many of our countrymen still subscribes to this belief. I suspect it is the real intention of the writer.

    This “news” is so tabloid.
    .

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Q3ISZVMO3SYC4DEWMO3MYPFPRE Ramon

    I don’t think so…….. just read their faces i’m sure.

  • AllinLawisFair

    Joseph Estrada will not win in the 2013 elections. This is the 13th year after the second millennium and 13 is not Estrada’s lucky number. He should withdraw in the Manila mayoralty race if he has not realized it yet.

  • richard ortega

    hope filipino will vote wisely.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MDAWMT3LIDHOCW7ZTSYXZEUQQ4 ghe

    Lucky doesn’t win you’ll win the election. No to Political Dynasty!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AUNBI66J3EGEPMV5LFCN53OUGI JEO

    don’t believe in feng sui,we are pinoys not chikwa! and Estrada is just a dummy government official! not competent and no talent on serving people!

  • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

    Medyo dubious itong si Didit Plugio. We had her in Emerald Garden along Roxas Blvd early Dec 2012 as guest of Manila’s Finest dinner function. Nandun din si Mayor Lim who consulted her. Sabi niya dun 2013 is not Lim’s good year but because Lim lives in a condo unit, he has the advantage of height which mitigates his bad vibes this year so Lim will still win daw. Ano ba talaga ate?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

      Lagi Bagong Taon nagkakalat na naman ang mga manghuhula.  Malaking kita na naman.  Madaling magpalusot naman ang mga iyan.  Halimbawa kung malas si Lim kay Erap, sasabihin niya na may pang-kontra pero bibilhin mo sa kanya ang pangkontra sa malas.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EE5LMUQHMXD2Q3PBSSDKBMG7VI Rexy

      HE HE HE, SYEMPRE KUNG SINO ANG KAHARAP MO DOON KA MUNA. HA HA HA, HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!

  • mynnyx

    maniwala ka naman sa intsik eh nangaagaw na nga ng di kanya………..ang mahalaga eh maniwala ka sa dyos…………parang hula din yan eh……perahan ka lang……….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

    That shall bring chill and worry to Mayor Lim.  There’s time for Lim to back out.

  • $18209031

    Lim all the way !! No kurakots like Erap in Manila. NO place for him including his kayu -Hindu buddy Moreno as running mate. Metro Manila is for  Lim !!

  • $18209031

    Slithy water snake is also good year for Erap to steal . SO posible rin manalo si Erap. The only way to stop this water snake is to chop the head with a machete at the polling booth.

  • Bisdak_kaayo

    rejected na si Erap na mamuno sa Pinas, pinatunayan ito noong 2010 elections.  Malunok ba ng Maynila ang isang REJECT na?

    May napatunayang PANGET na track record na si ERAP.  kainin niyo pa ba?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

      Huwag kang nakakasiguro.  Kahit mabigat ang kalaban nyang si Lim sa Manila, si Erap pa rin ang mananalo lalo na kung suportahan siya ng INK.

  • stealth ice

    just wondering if erap is still eligible to run for public office after convicted of plunder and pardoned by then pgma. exconvict si rap di ba?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

      Why not? He ran in 2010 for president without question and problem.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/EE5LMUQHMXD2Q3PBSSDKBMG7VI Rexy

      STEALTH ICE, HINDI KA BA NAGBABASA NG NEWS??? HINDI KA DIN SIGURO BUMOTO LAST ELECTION !!1 HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!

      • stealth ice

        you are partly right. i did not exercise my right of suffrage in the last election since only few good men were there like pnoy and gibo and some senators. but for sure if erap won in the last election several petitions to nullify his winning will flood the supreme court.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/T6LZKWWWOJTNBOOZJVX4FLC5MA Marcela

    itong si Estrada buhat ng mag pa stem cell treatment kung makangiti parang ngising aso at parang laging naghahanap ng pu-e. hahaha! Happy New Year!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

       Sigurado mo bang Stem Cell Treatment?  Baka Sperm Cell Treatment.

  • disqusted0fu

    Oh Erap is lucky alright! Was convicted for crimes done during his presidency but then was granted a presidential pardon and is now allowed to seek for another position in the government! Luck has to be on his side. Hope the feng shui expert is wrong on him winning though.

  • PeteJrfern

    kaya ni Erap ang mayorship versus presidency.

  • boybakal

    The picture above an Ox and Snake looking Erap will have a lucky year or to be right, will win election.
    Are we going to elect a pure Human Being or a half half, half human and half sheep. As they say, erap is injected with sheep stem cell.
    Would it violate the Const. provision of Natural Born as he is already a mix mix.
    Just asking….Vote for UNA and Erap.

  • http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2013/168/c/c/china_11_05_12_philippine_protester_burning_fl_by_lightisi-d69enay.jpg marco antonio perez

    pag ito nanalo sa pagka mayor, ewan ko nalang sa mga taga manila, dalawa lang yan eh, it’s either nawalan kayo nang turnilyo o nabulag kayo sa pera.

  • $18209031

    Manilenos are tired of dirty politicians like Erap who showed his ugly head when he was in power. The opportunistic  kayumanggi-Hindu mixed VMayor Moreno is no better . If both wins, i bet ya ang daming mga kalukuhan mga ito sa City Hall. Manila will get worse from these two.

  • boybakal

    Nagdadalawang isip tuloy ako kung iboboto ko pa si Erap.
    Kasi yon mukha sa taas, parang ilado na. Palagay ko stem cell ng patay ang ininject kay Erap.
    Bahala na lang…may panahon pa para mag isip.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

      Mali ka.  Sperm Cell ang na-inject.

  • wawangpenoy

    Mga kababayan, ayan ha. Kitang-kita na kung anong klaseng maligno
    itong si Binay itim-itim at mga kaalyado nya sa UNA. Nagkukutsabahang
    suwayin ang batas (GWEN issue). This is a fine example of impunity.  Mag-isip-isip
    naman tayo. Tulungan naman natin ang bayan na makawala sa saklaw ng mga
    sakim sa kapangyarihan.

    Sa darating na 2013, parang awa na ninyo, huwag nating iboto ang
    kahit sinong kandidato ng UNA. Kung hindi ninyo maiiwasang bumoto ng UNA
    candidate, please lang, don’t vote for anyone of the ff: BINAY, ENRILE,
    EJERCITO aka ESTRADA, COJUANGCO.

    Ganun din sa LP. Huwag na tayong boboto sa VILLAR, CAYETANO, AQUINO,
    ANGARA. Basta ang apelyido ay katulad ng nakaupo ng opisyal, HUWAG NG
    IBOTO.

    Hindi na rin dapat iboto ang mga artista at mga military mutineers.
    They’re just a useless bunch wasting taxpayers money and time. Kung
    hindi din lang magpapakita ng kabobohan ay walang ginawa kundi sumipsip 
    sa kanilang mga benefactors na mga beteranong TRAPO.

    Although it’s sad to think that remaining choices from major
    political parties are TRAPOS and thieves anyway, we might find hope from
    other candidates. Read their credentials and accomplishments. There’s
    nothing to lose voting for non-TRAPOS. Even if they turn out to be
    thieves anyway, what difference does it make? At least, it will still
    take time for them learn the ropes of corruption before they can
    actually start stealing and let’s just vote them out next time they’re
    due for re-election.  But remember, TRAPOS are hopelessly corrupt and
    greedy whereas, we might just get lucky with the new comers. Newcomers
    are still idealistic and full of dreams and plans for the greater good.
    Some of them may actually be running because they are sick and tired of
    the TRAPOS and they are hopeful that they can make a difference.

    Pag nagtagumpay tayo at walang nanalo sa mga binaggit na pangalan,
    matatakot na ang mga elected officials sa mga botante. Unti-unti na
    nating maibabalik sa mga kamay nating botante ang tunay na kapangyarihan
    ng boto. And it will spell the beginning of CHANGE that we, the
    Filipino people have long been deprived of.

    The TRAPOS are also the ones perpetuating illeteracy among the poor
    dahil dito sila kumukuha ng boto dahil madali ngang lokohin ng pangako
    at biyaya. If we add up the total number of voters in Class E (dito
    kumukuha ng boto ang mga TRAPO) plus a portion of Class D mas marami pa
    ding boto and total ng Class A + B + C + a small percentage of Class D.

    BAWIIN NATIN ANG KAPANGYARIHAN NG BOTO. DAPAT ANG MGA OPISYAL NG
    GOBYERNO ANG NATATAKOT SA ATING MGA BOTANTE, HINDI TAYO ANG NATATAKOT SA
    KANILA.

    MABUHAY ANG KAPANGYARIHAN NG MGA BOTANTE!!!!!DOWN WITH POLITICAL DYNASTY!!!DOWN WITH CORRUPT TRAPOS!!!!

    KEEP THE WINDS OF CHANGE BLOWING. MALAPIT NANG MAGBAGO ANG PILIPINAS AT NASA KAMAY NATIN NAKASALALAY ANG PAGBABAGONG ITO.

    MABUHAY!!!!!!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PZR7JI7G2WD2CTVMZ7LM667FD4 Ugly Bunny

       I concur.

    • abner

       Dapat sinasabi mo kung sino ang dapat iboto…para makilala agad.

    • malek_abdul

      You forgot to mention the leftist, rightist and centrist candidates. Would you like them to be voted into office?

      • AlexanderAmproz

        none candidats could be worst than Trapos, particularly the Estrada’s, Enrile’s , Lapid’s, Singson’s, Binay’s, Arroyo’s, Garcia’s and Marcos’s,
        all of them and more deserved to rotten in the worst jail.

        What a bad and poor taste to vote for this kind of trashes !

    • ARIKUTIK

       Vote for Mirriam ‘the mouth’ Santiago !!!

  • DOUANE

    Hehe. Kalokohang paniniwala para sa luko-lukong politiko.

    • noble perez

      I don’t think Erap would be lucky this year. Luck is not on his side anymore. It’s over, kinarma na siya.

  • buttones

    More Chinese voodoo tripe- I swear to God next thing we know we will be celebrating Chinese New Year as a national holiday—-wanna bet?

  • wakats

    The Battle of Manila from 3 February to 3 March, 1945, culminated in a terrible bloodbath and total devastation that ended almost 3 years of Japanese occupation.

    The forthcoming Battle of Manila Part 2, between Mayor Lim and erap may not cost lives and destruction of properties but in the worst case scenario that erap would win, Manila’s image from national and international communities would suffer immensely and more destructive than in 1945.

    Erap is a convicted plunderer whose candidacy is being challenged before the Supreme Court due to one of the conditions in the executive clemency.  Erap seems proud to have his son from out of wedlock, jv ejercito, run for senator this year and whose mother and erap’s mistress, Mayor guia gomez of San Juan City, is also running for re-election.

    Would Manila, once called the pearl of the orient, re-elect a respected and knowledgeable Mayor Alfredo Lim or elect an ex-president convicted of plunder whose tenure was cut short by popular people’s revolt in Edsa 2?  

     

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VPSXDLCQEZGZDJSX32G7PYHNCI Noel

      Why, is Lim any better?  What has he done for Manila after being Mayor for so long?

  • white scorpion

    sana maging OX nga talaga kayo. tanda tanda mo na. ayaw pa mag-retire. bigay mo na chance sa iba. 

  • AlexanderAmproz

    Throw few coins in the air, slaves and beggar’s will crawled, flies are caught with sugar.
    This is a Marcos and Chinese’s secret weapon to own this gullible Country.
    Dignity and self-respect are unknown words, attitudes and notions, 

    not only the Clergy forgetting to teach it , they are the most shameful abusers of all !

  • anu12345

    Siguro very successful at very rich na itong si  Didit Plugio. Alam niya ang mga kapalaran ng iba. Lalo na siguro sa pang-sarili niya. Baka lagi niyang alam ang tatama sa lotto.

  • tamumd

    Another vodoo prediction from some hoax fortune teller. We need to weed out this kinda laughable, superstitious mentality among our people otherwise we will remain gullible and butt of jocks around the world.

    • Guest

      Ex-President Estrada runs out of luck. Kahi gumamit pa siya ng agimat ni Enteng Kabisote hindi na siya papalarin sa 2013 elections.

  • Beguine

    What’s luck and Chinese zodiac prediction got to do with
    winning in this year’s election?

    This fortune teller must be a paid hack of whoever is predicted
    to be a winner.

    The people have their free will, they can vote as they like except
    the poor who indeed tend to sell their votes, so that as a result  the country
    never can get out of poverty because people vote for plunderers.

    Hope never dies, and it’s about time the people of our country change the way
    they vote.

  • Guest

    According to feng shui specialist Didit Plugio, 2013 is lucky year for former President Joseph Estrada. She has a bad forecast.

    • Guest

      How much did this feng shui expert receive from Erap for this phrase?

  • Guest

    I’m sure Mayor Alfredo Lim will counter this luck of his nemesis, Erap for the coming 2013 elections. Ano siya [Erap] sinuswerte?

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