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Born in the year of the tiger, what does it mean?

Source: SBS Filipino

Lunar new year is a global event celebrated by a quarter of the world's population.

Pinoy Trivia Tuesdays is a weekly segment aired on the SBS Filipino radio program featuring interesting facts and tidbits about anything and everything.


  • Lunar new year is not only celebrated in China but countries such as Vietnam, South Korea, Malaysia, Cambodia and other Southeast Asian and East Asian countries.
  • In Chinese mythology, tigers are the kings of the animal kingdom. People born in this year are said to be natural leaders.
  • Lunar new year have different names in other cultures. In Vietnam for example, it is called Tet.



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