Edwin Tong

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Edwin Tong
Personal details
Nationality Singaporean
Political party People's Action Party
Profession Politician
Religion Roman Catholic
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tong.

Edwin Tong Chun Fai (simplified Chinese: 唐振辉; traditional Chinese: 唐振輝; pinyin: Táng Zhèn Huī; born 1970) is a Singaporean politician and lawyer.


Tong was educated at St. Michael's School and St. Joseph's Institution.[1] He read law at the National University of Singapore, graduating in 1994. After admission to the Singapore Bar, he joined Allen & Gledhill LLP where he is now a partner.[1] He is a Roman Catholic.[2]

His political involvement commenced with grassroots work with various incumbent members of parliament and constituencies, especially the now defunct Jalan Besar GRC.[1] Tong was fielded by the People's Action Party as a candidate in the group representation constituency of the newly formed Moulmein-Kallang GRC.[1] He was elected, with the team garnering 44,828 votes or 58.56% of the total votes cast. Tong previously served as a member of parliament for the sub-electoral division of Jalan Besar, but it has since been split up and merged with Kolam Ayer, Kampong Glam and Whampoa in 2015.

He ran in Marine Parade GRC against the Workers Party in the 2015 General Election and was elected with 67.02% of the vote.

He represented Pastor Kong Hee of the City Harvest Church in the City Harvest Church Trial.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d Edwin Tong - PAP candidate
  2. ^ "Mr Edwin Tong Chun Fai". Parliament of Singapore. Government of Singapore. 6 February 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Accused in CHC case hire elite lawyers". Asiaone News Portal. 25 July 2012.