7 months Hungry Ghost Month begins Aug. 1 MB
By Robert Requintina Asians will observe the Hungry Ghost Month starting Thursday, August 1, as they shy away from business deals, wedding dates, surgery, and other activities that might affect their luck. The Chinese community worship a giant effigy representing the King of Hades during the Hungry Ghost Month in the hope that he would control the ghosts let loose for a month-long holiday on Earth (File photo / MANILA BULLETIN) This year, the ghost month will take place until Aug. 29, with its peak happening on Aug. 15. “Ghost Month” is a popular tradition that is widely observed by ... more