A newlywed couple poses for wedding photo shooting in Shanghai. Photo: AP

Cut the high price of tying the knot

Tying the knot may be one of the happiest days in a person's life, but it can also be one of the most expensive. A poll by ESDlife (a government services portal) last year found Hong Kong couples spent an average of HK$282,317 on their weddings, up 6 per cent from the year before.