Still happily married after 55 years

Singaporeans Marlene De Silva, 76, and Penny D'Rozario, 80, received a prize for being the longest married couple - at 55 years - at a World Marriage Day event yesterday outside Ion Orchard. Feb 11 has been designated World Marriage Day by the Worldw
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Singaporeans Marlene De Silva, 76, and Penny D'Rozario, 80, received a prize for being the longest married couple - at 55 years - at a World Marriage Day event yesterday outside Ion Orchard. Feb 11 has been designated World Marriage Day by the Worldwide Marriage Encounter movement, with the American movement celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. More than 300 people gathered outside the Orchard Road mall to participate in a flash mob yesterday to mark the occasion.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2018, with the headline 'Still happily married after 55 years'. Print Edition | Subscribe