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Chinese turn to Western zodiac for celestial guidance

Western astrology has become a mainstream cultural trend in China, especially among the younger generation

The menu at Uncle's Friends Cafe & Store in Shanghai includes food items such as "Aquarius Cake", catering to those who have caught the astrology bug.


CHINA, the birthplace of the Chinese zodiac and some of the world's oldest and most sophisticated fortune telling techniques, has a new obsession: Western astrology.

What remains a largely niche interest in the West has in recent years become a mainstream cultural trend in...

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