Wong Ling Biu

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Wong Ling Biu

黄灵彪
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Sarikei
Assumed office
5 May 2013
Preceded byDing Kuong Hiing
Personal details
Born
Wong Ling Biu

(1959-02-12) 12 February 1959 (age 61)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (DAP)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
ChildrenJackie Wong Siew Cheer
OccupationPolitician

Wong Ling Biu (simplified Chinese: 黄灵彪; traditional Chinese: 黃靈彪; pinyin: Huáng Língbiāo) is a Malaysian politician. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sarikei, Sarawak since 2013.[1] Wong is a member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP) of Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.

On 7 March 2020, Wong was admitted at Sibu Hospital as a patient under investigation (PUI) for COVID-19 and was later tested positive on 15 March 2020.[2] After a 79-day admission including 42 days of coma, Wong was finally discharged on 30 May 2020.[3] His son, the national hammer thrower champion Jackie Wong Siew Cheer, had also contracted the COVID-19 virus from him, was discharged earlier on 27 May after 73 days treatment at the same hospital since 16 March.[4]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia
Year Constituency Votes Pct Opponent(s) Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2013 P208 Sarikei, Sarawak Wong Ling Biu (DAP) 14,263 50.90% Ding Kuong Hiing (SUPP) 13,758 49.10% 28,353 505 77.58%
2018 Wong Ling Biu (DAP) 16,327 53.57% Huang Tiong Sii (SUPP) 13,757 45.14% 30,895 2,570 78.09%
Wong Chin King (PBK) 392 1.29%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laman Utama Spacer Profile Ahli Dewan". Parlimen.gov.my. Retrieved 4 September 2017.
  2. ^ Chan Wai Kit (15 March 2020). "Report: Sarikei MP tests positive for Covid-19". Malay Mail. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Covid-19: Sarikei MP discharged from hospital after 79-day battle". The Borneo Post. 3 June 2020. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Covid-19: Hammer thrower Jackie Wong discharged after two months in hospital". The Borneo Post. 27 May 2020. Retrieved 3 June 2020.