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 62)
CitizenshipMalaysian
Political partyDemocratic Action Party (DAP)
Other political
affiliations
Pakatan Harapan (PH)
Pakatan Rakyat (PR)
ChildrenJackie Wong Siew Cheer
OccupationPolitician
Other namesAndrew Wong Ling Biu

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] In 2021, Wong was among six elected representatives from Sarikei Division to receive their first dose of th.e Covid-19 vaccine.[5]

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.
  5. ^ "Sarikei MP among six elected reps vaccinated". The Borneo Post. 3 March 2021. Retrieved 8 March 2021.