Douglas Uggah Embas

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Yang Amat Berhormat Dato' Sri
Douglas Uggah Embas
MP / MLA
Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak
Assumed office
13 May 2016
Preceded by Alfred Jabu Numpang[1]
Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities
In office
16 May 2013 – 12 May 2016
Preceded by Bernard Dompok
Succeeded by Nancy Shukri (Acting Minister)
Malaysian Minister for Natural Resources and Environment
In office
18 March 2008 – 3 April 2013
Preceded by Azmi Khalid
Succeeded by G. Palanivel
Member of the Malaysian Parliament for Betong, Sarawak
Assumed office
3 August 1986
Preceded by Alfred Jabu Numpang
Member of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly
for Bukit Saban, Sarawak
Assumed office
7 May 2016
Preceded by Robert Lawson Chuat AK Vincent Entering
Personal details
Born (1955-07-28) 28 July 1955 (age 61)
Crown Colony of Sarawak
Political party PBB
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional
Spouse(s) Doreen Mayang @ Lee Mei Hua
Alma mater University of Malaya
Bachelor's Degree (Economics)
Occupation Politician

Dato' Sri Douglas Uggah Embas (born 28 July 1955) is a Malaysian politician. He is currently the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Betong constituency and the Sarawak State Assemblyman for the Bukit Saban constituency in Sarawak, representing the United Bumiputera Heritage Party (PBB).[2] He is the incumbent Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak.[1][3][4]

He was the former Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities in the Barisan Nasional government cabinet until his resignation after his appointment as Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak.[5] Uggah was appointed to the Cabinet after the 2008 election, to replace Azmi Khalid as Minister for Natural Resources and Environment.[6] He had previously served in non-Cabinet government posts such as Deputy Minister for Transport,[7] and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister.[8] After the 2013 election, he was appointed as Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities under the new Cabinet of Prime Minister Najib Razak.[9]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: Betong, Sarawak[10][11]
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[11][2]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2016 Douglas Uggah Embas (PBB) 5,524 86% Noel Changgai Bucking (PKR) 925 14%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PRN 11: Jabu berundur, Uggah di Bukit Saban". Utusan Borneo Berita Sarawak. The Borneo Post. 21 March 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Douglas Uggah wins in Bukit Saban". By Bernama. NEW STRAITS TIMES PRESS. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  3. ^ RAZIF YUSUF (13 May 2016). "Tiga ADUN Dilantik Sebagai Timbalan Ketua Menteri Sarawak". Bernama. KLXpress. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Sarawak dapat 3 timbalan KM, Sim bukan antara mereka". Malaysiakini. Malaysiakini. 13 May 2016. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "Douglas Uggah Embas, Y.B. Datuk" (in Malay). Parliament of Malaysia. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ "No plan to make voting compulsory". New Straits Times. New Straits Times Press. 27 October 1992. Retrieved 16 April 2010. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Douglas Uggah Appointed As Minister of Plantation Industries And Commodities". BERNAMA. 15 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  10. ^ "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.