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Nation 12 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Penang Free School to mark 188th anniversary

A nostalgic reunion awaits old boys of the Penang Free School when it celebrates its 188th anniversary with a series of activities including a dinner graced by the King on Oct 13.

Lifestyle 31 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Remembering doctors of yore

DOCTORS these days just want to make money, don't they? Pose that question to people and chances are none will disagree.

Education 12 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

As illustrious as its alumni

In marking this year as its 100th anniversary, the University of Malaya traces its beginning to 1905 in Singapore where it started as the Straits and Federated Malay States Government Medical School.

Opinion 29 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

After getting your scholarship do you give back enough to society?

WHEN I first stepped into the hallowed school hall of the oldest school in the country back in 1972, the first thing that crossed my mind was how big it is compared to my primary school in Jelutong.

Business 29 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

After getting your scholarship do you give back enough to society?

WHEN I first stepped into the hallowed school hall of the oldest school in the country back in 1972, the first thing that crossed my mind was how big it is compared to my primary school in Jelutong.

Community 24 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

PFS to celebrate its 200th year

THE Old Frees Association (OFA) will be organising a dinner on March 31 to launch the Bicentenary Celebrations for the Penang Free School (PFS), which will be turning 200 in the year 2016.

Community 22 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Penang Free School turns 196 with aplomb

PENANG Free School (PFS) marked another milestone as it celebrated its 196th anniversary.

Community 11 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM

Remembering a plague fighter

A DELEGATION of 18 people from Penang will be heading to China to attend a commemorative symposium on legendary plague fighter Dr Wu Lien-Teh who was born in Penang.

Community 02 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Penang Free School has a long history with St Xavier’s Institution

IT IS impossible to write about the history of my alma mater, St Xavier’s Institution (Penang’s History, My Story, The Star on Jan 26), and to risk the wrath of my readers, especially Penangites, by ignoring rivals Penang Free School (PFS).

Community 04 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Rivalry is very much alive

IT IS impossible to write about the history of my alma mater, St Xavier’s Institution (Penang’s History, My Story, The Star on Jan 26), without acknowledging rivals Penang Free School (PFS).