Chan Soo Sen

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Chan Soo Sen
Member of Parliament
for Joo Chiat SMC
In office
3 November 2001 – 19 April 2011
Succeeded byCharles Chong
Majority5,646 (30.02%)
Member of Parliament
for East Coast GRC (Joo Chiat ward)
In office
2 January 1997 – 3 November 2001
Preceded byTeo Chee Hean (Marine Parade GRC)
Succeeded byhimself (Joo Chiat SMC)
Personal details
Born (1956-10-01) 1 October 1956 (age 62)
Political partyPeople's Action Party (1997-2011)
EducationNan Chiau High School[1]

Chan Soo Sen (Chinese: 曾士生; pinyin: Zēng Shì Shēng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chan Sū-seng; born 1 October 1956) is a Singaporean former politician from the People's Action Party. He has been the Member of Parliament representing the Joo Chiat ward in the East Coast Group Representation Constituency from 1997 to 2001 and the Joo Chiat Single Member Constituency from 2001 to 2011.

Chan represented East Coast GRC between 1996-2001. Chan also served as Chief Executive Officer of the China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development Co Ltd between 1994-1996.

In the 2001 general elections, he defeated Ooi Boon Ewe, an independent candidate, with 83.55% of the votes in the same SMC.

In the 2006 general elections, Chan, representing PAP, defeated Tan Bing Seng of the Workers' Party of Singapore with 65.01% of the votes in the SMC.

In March 2011, Chan announced his retirement from politics.[2]

Former Member of Parliament for Joo Chiat Chan Soo Sen was on Thursday disqualified from driving for a year and fined $2,000 for drink driving.He was caught by mobile police after attending a charity event at 11.55pm on July 13. A breathalyser test revealed he had 50 mg of alcohol per 100ml, over the legal limit of 35 mg.Mr Chan said he had "a moment of carelessness".He could not get a taxi to the event, so he decided to drive. After the event, he also did not ask a car jockey to drive him home. He said organisers of the charity event had toasted him.


  1. ^ "新加坡南侨中学庆祝创校60周年 盼华教薪火相传". 中国新加坡经贸合作网 ( Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  2. ^ "Charles Chong is PAP candidate in Joo Chiat". AsiaOne. Retrieved June 9, 2012.

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