99 couples choose to marry on 9.9

marryPETALING JAYA: Sept 9, or 9.9, symbolises longevity and eternity in Chinese. So, today, 99 couples in Klang decided to grab this opportunity to tie the knot.

Star Online reported the mass wedding took place at the Hokkien Association Klang here.

A morning rain blessed the couples.

The ceremony began at 9.30am with a group photo before the couples were ushered into the hall, the report said.

The daily interviewed architect Looi Kean Yong, 38, who got married to See Swee Ching, 36, after courting her for two months.

Looi said it was an auspicious date to commemorate their union and hoped their love would last an eternity.