Alan Ling Sie Kiong
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|Yang Berhormat Tuan
Alan Ling Sie Kiong
|Member of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly
16 April 2011
|Preceded by||George Chan Hong Nam|
19 February 1983 |
Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia
|Political party||Democratic Action Party|
|Residence||Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia|
|Alma mater||University of Sheffield|
He spent his childhood in Nanga Medamit, Limbang, Sarawak where his parents started their first business venture by operating a small grocery shops next to a river in the rural area.
Ling received his primary education in SRB Chung Hua Limbang, North School Miri and secondary school in SMK St. Joseph Miri. He is a Christian.
Besides legal qualification, he is a licensed auctioneer, company secretary and also actively involved in business field since his university time.
At the age of 25 in 2008, he successfully obtained license from Bank Negara Malaysia to operate remittance business in partnership with Western Union, it is one of the pioneers non-bank remittance operators in Malaysia. In 2015, he sold the company operation to another remittance operator.
Ling joined DAP in 2011 and is the current elected Honourable Member of the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly for Piasau. He won the seat at the age of 28 by upsetting the then Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister cum Sarawak United People's Party President Tan Sri Dr George Chan Hong Nam in the 2011 state election. He defeated Chan by a 1,590-vote majority.
Ling is a charismatic young politician and has been widely known for his excellent oratory skill, down to earth approach and dedication towards his constituents. He has a community centre within his constituency.
He has been appointed honourable/legal advisors to several associations in Miri and is a well-known lawyer in Miri.
He seek for re-election in 2016 Sarawak State Election but lost to BN SUPP candidate. His focus is now on his legal practice, business interest and party works.
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- "N.63 Piasau". Election Commission of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011.