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Community 15 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Symposium to honour the work of Penang-born Dr Wu Lien-Teh

IN REMEMBRANCE of Penang-born plague fighter Dr Wu Lien-Teh (1879-1960), a three-day symposium will be held in Penang from March 8 to 10.

Community 26 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Legendary plague fighter

DR WU Lien Teh is certainly one of the most distinguished Penangites of all time. He was the first medical student of Chinese descent to study at the University of Cambridge and also the first Malaysian Chinese to be nominated for a Nobel Prize in Medicine.

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 13 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Tribute to plague fighter

IN remembrance of Penang-born plague fighter Dr Wu Lien-Teh (1879-1960), a symposium will be held in Penang from March 8 to March 10.

Community 11 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

Honouring a plague fighter

THE inaugural Dr Wu Lien-Teh lecture on ‘Human Habitat: Habits and Health: Informing Our Future With Lessons from History’ was an eye-opener for the 70-odd participants.

Community 14 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Penang plague fighter made global impact

THE Penang Heritage Trust’s (PHT) talk on ‘Dr Wu Lien-Teh and China’s First Medical Research Institute’ celebrated the Penangite’s invaluable contributions to medical services.

Nation 23 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Stamp cover featuring Nobel Prize nominee a big hit

GEORGE TOWN: Collectors snapped up 1,000 private souvenir covers featuring 1935 Nobel Prize nominee Dr Wu Lien Teh within two hours at the Philatelic Stamps Exhibition and Fair at The Star Pitt Street here.