Thousands of couples in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia flocked to tie the knot on Wednesday, seeking good fortune for marriages begun on the century's last repeating date.
Authorities in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively said 696 and 540 couples were scheduled to attend marriage registries, continuing a trend which has seen couples flocking to marry on 11-11-11 and 10-10-10 in both cities.
Twelve couples take part in a wedding ceremony at the Peak in Hong Kong, an event to celebrate getting married on the date of Dec 12, 2012. (Reuters Photo)
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