Liang Teck Meng

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Liang Teck Meng
MP
梁德明
Liang Teck Meng.jpg
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Simpang Renggam, Johor
Assumed office
2008
Preceded by Kerk Choo Ting (GERBN)
Personal details
Born (1971-07-24) 24 July 1971 (age 45)
Johor, Malaysia
Political party Gerakan
Other political
affiliations
Barisan Nasional
Alma mater Tohoku University
Occupation Politician
Profession Engineer

Liang Teck Meng (Chinese: 梁德明; pinyin: Liáng Dé Míng; born 24 July 1971) is a Malaysian politician and the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Simpang Renggam constituency in the State of Johor. He is a member of the Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan) party in the governing Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.

Education and personal life[edit]

Liang Teck Meng obtain his secondary education from Foon Yew High School (1984 to 1989). He received a distinction in his SPM and after that he went to the Federal Institute of Technology to study Electrical Engineering (1989 to 1992). Later, he went to study at the Japanese language from the prestigious Asia Student Cultural Association[1] He later went to the Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan to continue in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Liang is an engineer by profession, and is married with two sons.[2]

Parliamentary career[edit]

Liang was elected to federal Parliament in the 2008 election, succeeding fellow Gerakan member Datuk Kerk Choo Ting in the seat of Simpang Renggam.[3][4] Liang's victory was one of only two for Gerakan in the 12 federal seats it contested.[5] He was returned to Parliament in the 2013 election as the only successful Gerakan candidate, and remained the only Gerakan MP until Mah Siew Keong won a by-election in 2014.[6]

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P151 Simpang Renggam, Johor[3]
Year Government Votes Pct Opposition Votes Pct
2008 Liang Teck Meng (GER) 16,450 63% Atan Gombang (PAS) 8,597 33%
2013 Liang Teck Meng (GER) 19,754 57% Suhaizan Kaiat (PAS) 14,048 41%

References[edit]

  1. ^ ASCA."Official Website". Retrieved on 19 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Trombone player". The Star. Star Publications (Malaysia). 27 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Malaysia Decides 2008". The Star (Malaysia). Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2010.  Percentage figures are calculated based on total turnout. Includes results from the 2004 election.
  4. ^ Shari, Izatun; Goh, Kelvin (22 February 2008). "Two in running for CM's post in Penang". The Star. Star Publications (Malaysia). Retrieved 30 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Malaysia's Gerakan Party rejects Koh Tsu Koon's resignation offer". channelnewsasia.com. MediaCorp. 11 March 2008. Retrieved 30 January 2010. 
  6. ^ "Mah: Teluk Intan victory proves Gerakan still strong". The Malay Mail. 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 November 2014.