Douglas Uggah Embas

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Douglas Uggah Embas
Douglas Uggah Embas.jpg
Douglas in 2017
Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak
Assumed office
13 May 2016
GovernorAbdul Taib Mahmud
Chief Minister
Preceded byAlfred Jabu Numpang
ConstituencyBukit Saban
Deputy President of Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu
Assumed office
21 January 2017
PresidentAbang Abdul Rahman Zohari Abang Openg
Preceded byAlfred Jabu Numpang
Ministerial roles (Sarawak)
2016–Deputy Chief Minister
2016–2017Minister of Modernisation of Agriculture and Rural Economy
2017–2021Minister of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development
2019–2021Second Minister of Finance
2022–Second Minister for Finance and New Economy
2022–Minister for Infrastructure and Port Development
Ministerial roles (federal)
1999–2001Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department
2001–2008Deputy Minister of Transport
2008–2013Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
2013–2016Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities
Faction represented in Dewan Rakyat
1986–2018Barisan Nasional
Faction represented in Sarawak State Legislative Assembly
2016–2018Barisan Nasional
2018–Gabungan Parti Sarawak
Personal details
Born (1956-07-28) 28 July 1956 (age 65)
Spaoh, Betong, Crown Colony of Sarawak (now Sarawak, Malaysia)
Political partyParti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) (since 1977)
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional (BN) (1977–2018)
Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) (since 2018)
Spouse(s)Doreen Mayang
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Malaya (BEcon)
OccupationPolitician

Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas (born 28 July 1956) is a Malaysian politician who has served as Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak and Member of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Bukit Saban since May 2016.[1][2][3] He currently serves in the state cabinet of Chief Minister Abang Abdul Rahman Zohari Abang Openg as Second Minister for Finance and New Economy, as well as Minister for Infrastructure and Port Development. He previously served as Minister of Agriculture Modernisation and Rural Economy under Chief Minister Adenan Satem. Douglas is a member of the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB), a component party of the ruling state Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition.[4]

Douglas was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Betong from October 1986 to May 2018. During his tenure as an MP, he served in the federal cabinet of three prime ministers Mahathir Mohamad, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, and Najib Razak. Douglas held the offices of Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department,[5] Deputy Minister of Transport,[6] and Minister of Natural Resources and Environment.[7] His last position was as Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities,[8] which he held until 2016, when he was appointed Deputy Chief Minister.[9]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Betong, Sarawak[10][11][12]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
1986 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) 8,052 64% Wilfred Gomez Azarias Malong (IND) 2,433 19%
1990 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) 9,178 74% Musa Jamaluddin (PERMAS) 2,005 16%
1995 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) Unopposed
1999 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) Unopposed
2004 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) 11,618 85% Abang Zulkifli Abang Engkeh (SNAP) 1,895 14%
2008 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) 13,708 86% Edmund Stanley Jugol (SNAP) 1,999 13%
2013 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) 15,476 88% Cecilia Siti Una (PKR) 4,589 20%
Sarawak State Assembly: Bukit Saban, Sarawak[10][11][12][4]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2016 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) 5,524 86% Noel Changgai Bucking (PKR) 925 14%
2021 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) 5,373 77.94% Mikail Mathew Abdullah (PKR) 136 1.97%
Andria Gelayan Dundang (PSB) 1,385 20.09%

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PRN 11: Jabu berundur, Uggah di Bukit Saban". Utusan Borneo Berita Sarawak. The Borneo Post. 21 March 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  2. ^ Razif Yusuf (13 May 2016). "Tiga ADUN Dilantik Sebagai Timbalan Ketua Menteri Sarawak". Bernama. KLXpress. Retrieved 16 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Sarawak dapat 3 timbalan KM, Sim bukan antara mereka". Malaysiakini. 13 May 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Douglas Uggah wins in Bukit Saban". By Bernama. NEW STRAITS TIMES PRESS. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  5. ^ Ivy Soon (29 June 2003). "Chan gets Transport in minor Cabinet reshuffle". The Star. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  6. ^ "MAS to raise fares in bid to avoid losses". The Star. Star Publications (Malaysia). 23 November 2005. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2010.
  7. ^ "Uggah aims to break the record". The Star. Star Publications (Malaysia). 25 March 2008. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2010.
  8. ^ "Douglas Uggah Appointed As Minister of Plantation Industries And Commodities". BERNAMA. 15 May 2013. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  9. ^ "Douglas Uggah Embas, Y.B. Datuk" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 16 April 2010.
  10. ^ a b "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 6 September 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout, including votes for third parties. Results before 1986 election unavailable.
  11. ^ a b "KEPUTUSAN PILIHAN RAYA UMUM PARLIMEN NEGERI BAGI TAHUN 2016". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 16 May 2016. Percentage figures based on total turnout, including votes for third parties. Results before 1986 election unavailable.
  12. ^ a b "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
  13. ^ a b c d e f "Curriculum Vitae - Douglas Uggah Embas" (PDF). European Palm Oil Alliance. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  14. ^ "Tunku Mahkota Johor ketuai senarai penerima darjah". Utusan Online. Archived from the original on 29 August 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Masing and Uggah now Datuk Amar". The Star. 15 September 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2018.

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