Feng Shui master's predictions for the Year of the Dragon
23 January 2012 Last updated at 00:26 GMT
Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year, and ethnic Chinese around the world will be taking part in celebrations to mark the Year of the Dragon.
But according to Feng Shui master Raymond Lo, there is not much to look forward to.
He spoke to the BBC in Hong Kong and warned to expect floods, earthquakes and more economic trouble in the year ahead.