PENANG TONGMENGHUI DESCENDANTS MEET WEN JIABAO

Penang Tongmenghui descendants meet Wen Jiabao

On 28 April 2011, China Premier Wen Jiabao had a one hour meeting with the descendants of the Penang Tongmenghui members. This meeting commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Sun Yat Sen’s Huanghuagang Uprising (27 April 1911). Wen Jiabao said, ‘We should not forget the deeds of the Penang Tongmenghui members who supported the Huanghuagang Uprising’.

Members of the nine-person delegation from Penang:

  • Ms. Lim Gaik Siang, Sun Yat Sen researcher, advisor and head of the Penang delegation
  • Dato’ Dr. Yee Thiam Sun, descendant of Tongmenghui member Lim Bo Ai who wrote a book, ‘Biographies of the Nanyang Chinese’.
  • Dr. Lawrence T.C. Khoo, descendant of Tongmenghu member Khoo Beng Cheang, the main founder of Chung Ling School.
  • Mr. Khoo Kah Hong, descendant of Khoo Khai Thuan, one of the 11 Tongmenghui members who supported Sun Yat Sen’s family from 1910 to 1911.
  • Dato’ Chuang Kheng Khang, descendant of Chuang Soon Hwa, who founded Aik Chee Reading Club.
  • Mr. Loh Lam Hooi, director of Kwong Wah Yit Poh, newspaper founded in 1910 by Sun Yat Sen and Penang Tongmenghui.
  • Ms. Khoo Salma Nasution, custodian of Sun Yat Sen Museum.
  • Mdm Linda Ch’ng Cheng Ee, patron of Sun Yat Sen Museum.
  • Mr. Khiah Hock Leong, vice director of Sun Yat Sen Memorial Centre, Penang.
  • Mr. Simon Saw, observer.

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