Tag: marriage

Malaysia’s got 99 couples getting hitched as one

Ninety-nine couples in Malaysia said their marriage vows at a popular Chinese temple on Monday, an auspicious date signifying long-lasting happiness. Witnessed by hundreds of relatives and friends, the couples, many in white bridal gowns and black suits, exchanged kisses and tight hugs at the...

Picture-perfect proposal wins hearts all over the internet

There are many ways to propose when the time comes to ask one of the most important questions of your life. Sometimes, going down on one knee and holding out a diamond ring just isn’t enough, especially since it’s the most trodden path. But we...

US venue cites Christian ‘beliefs’ in refusing mixed race wedding

An event venue in the southern United States refused to host a mixed race couple's wedding, stating that the union went against its "Christian beliefs," in a viral video that has drawn a barrage of criticism. The husband-and-wife-to-be -- he black and she white --...

Top Philippine court refuses to legalise gay marriage

A landmark case to legalise gay marriage was rejected by the Philippines' highest court on Tuesday, but LGBT advocates in the deeply Catholic nation vowed to push their battle in the legislature. Lead plaintiff Jesus Falcis had said the current law was a violation of...

Famous YouTuber PewDiePie ties the knot

PewDiePie, one of the biggest YouTubers is now a married man. The avid gamer who found fame with Minecraft videos with millions of subscribers revealed that he and partner Marzia Bisognin got married in a romantic wedding ceremony at Kew Gardens, London. PewDiePie whose real name...

Singstat: Fewer people got married and divorced in 2018

Singapore — Marriage and divorce rates decreased last year according to latest figures released by the Singapore Department of Statistics (Singstat). In 2018, there were 27,007 registered marriages as compared to the 28,212 registered marriages in 2017. The 4.3 percent decline is attributed to the...

Is the marriage of the Sultan of Kelantan and ex-beauty queen Oksana really over?

Sultan of Kelantan Sultan Muhammad V, 50 has divorced his wife, Russian ex-beauty queen Rihana Oksana, 26 after a year of marriage. Koh Tien Hua, the sultan's lawyer confirmed it through the Singapore-based Eversheds Harry Elias LLP law firm. The New Straits Times managed to obtain...

Tycoon’s son marries Victoria’s Secret model

Victoria’s Secret model Ming Xi has married Mario Ho Yau-kwan, the youngest son of Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun after a two-month engagement. The couple jointly posted photos on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, teasing each other with compliments about the other’s “good taste” in...

Ed Sheeran admits that he is married to Cherry Seaborn

Famous singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently revealed that he got married to fiancée Cherry Seaborn during an interview with iHeartRadio. The couple went to high school together in their hometown in Suffolk. Sheeran talked about the lyrics of his song Remember My Name, a collaboration with Eminem...

Non-Muslim couples required to attend marriage school in Johor

Just when you think wedding planning is a headache, Johoreans have to worry about another thing. Couples, including non-Muslims, are required to attend a compulsory marriage course. The minimum age of marriage in Johor has increased to 18 years old for both Muslims and non-Muslims. The marriage...