Grand turnout to celebrate Mrs Wee Kim Wee's 100th Chinese birthday

Mrs Wee Kim Wee, the wife of the late former Singapore President, turned 99 yesterday. About 100 people held a party for her at her Siglap home. Her great- granddaughter Bethany Wee, 10, blew out the candle on a cake with the number 100, Mrs Wee's ag
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Mrs Wee Kim Wee, the wife of the late former Singapore President, turned 99 yesterday. About 100 people held a party for her at her Siglap home. Her great- granddaughter Bethany Wee, 10, blew out the candle on a cake with the number 100, Mrs Wee's age according to Chinese custom. The custom deems individuals as one year old at birth.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2015, with the headline 'Grand turnout to celebrate Mrs Wee Kim Wee's 100th Chinese birthday'. Print Edition | Subscribe