Ho Peng Kee

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ho.
Assoc. Prof.
Ho Peng Kee
Member of Parliament
for Nee Soon East SMC
In office
4 November 2001 – 7 May 2011
Preceded by himself (Sembawang GRC: Nee Soon East ward)
Succeeded by Patrick Tay (Nee Soon GRC: Nee Soon East ward)
Majority 11,414 (37.2%)
Member of Parliament
for Sembawang GRC (Nee Soon East ward)
In office
31 August 1991 – 3 November 2001
Preceded by Charles Chong
Succeeded by himself (Nee Soon East SMC)
Personal details
Born (1954-05-09) 9 May 1954 (age 62)
Nationality Singapore Singaporean
Political party People's Action Party
Alma mater Anglo-Chinese School (Independent),
National Junior College,
National University of Singapore,
Harvard Law School
Religion Christianity[1]

Assoc. Prof. Ho Peng Kee (Chinese: 何炳基; pinyin: Hé Bǐng Jī; born 9 May 1954) is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), he was the Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and the Ministry of Home Affairs, and a Member of Parliament representing the Nee Soon East Single Member Constituency. He announced his retirement from politics on March 31, 2011, prior to the Singapore general election, 2011.

Ho was formerly an academic, and at one time the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore (NUS). His academic research interests have included alternative methods of dispute settlement, consumer law and protection, the law of contract, and law and society. He retains the title of Associate Professor as he is on long-term secondment from NUS.[2]

Ho had his early education at Anglo-Chinese School and National Junior College, before going on to earn a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the National University of Singapore, and a Master of Laws (LLM) from Harvard Law School. He is called to the Bar as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.[2]

He also serves actively as an elder at Mount Carmel Bible-Presbyterian Church.[3]

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  1. ^ http://neesoon.org/ho-peng-kee
  2. ^ a b "Academic Profile - Associate Professor Ho Peng Kee". National University of Singapore. 25 June 2004. 
  3. ^ "Professor Ho calls it a day after 20 years". mypaper. 1 April 2011. 

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