Baey Yam Keng

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Baey Yam Keng
MP
马炎庆
Baey Yam Keng at a cycling event in Singapore - 20120923.jpg
Baey at a cycling event in Singapore, September 2012
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
Assumed office
1 Oct 2015
Preceded by Low Yen Ling
Member of Parliament
for Tampines GRC (Tampines North)
Assumed office
7 May 2011
Preceded by Ong Kian Min
Majority 57.2%
Member of Parliament
for Tanjong Pagar GRC (Queenstown)
In office
27 April 2006 – 18 April 2011
Preceded by Chay Wai Chuen
Succeeded by Chia Shi Lu
Personal details
Born (1970-08-31) 31 August 1970 (age 46)
Singapore
Nationality Singaporean
Political party People's Action Party (2006)
Alma mater Imperial College London; University College London
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Baey (Chinese: ; pinyin: ).

Baey Yam Keng (simplified Chinese: 马炎庆; traditional Chinese: 馬炎慶; pinyin: Mǎ Yán Qìng; born 31 August 1970) is a Singaporean politician and member of the People's Action Party (PAP). He has been a Member of Parliament since 2006, first representing Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency (GRC) and now Tampines GRC. As an MP representing Tampines GRC, he is specifically responsible for Tampines North.

Career[edit]

Before entering politics, Baey held executive positions in the Economic Development Board amongst others. He was a managing director at Hill & Knowlton until resigning in 2012 to devote his time to his constituency.[1]

In June 2014, Baey called for legal action against those who had vandalised the article about the PAP on Wikipedia, which had been the subject of an edit war between vandals and editors overseas on 12 and 13 June,[2] though he later claimed that "the legal action was due to someone who tarnished the reputation of the People's Action Party".[3]

Personal life[edit]

Baey and his wife have three children. He was educated at Catholic High School and Hwa Chong Junior College and graduated from the Imperial College London (BSc) and University College London (MSc) on EDB scholarships.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baey Yam Keng quits job to be full-time MP". AsiaOne. 13 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "MP calls on ruling party to consider legal action". The Straits Times. Singapore. 13 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Advocating legal action over PAP's wiki page edits not a priority: Baey". Today Online. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Baey Yam Keng - Up close and Personal". pap.org.sg. 

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