Ong Kian Ming
|Yang Berhormat Dr.|
Ong Kian Ming
|Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry|
|Assumed office |
2 July 2018
|Prime Minister||Mahathir Mohamad|
|Preceded by||Ahmad Maslan |
Chua Tee Yong
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Bangi (formerly Serdang)
|Assumed office |
6 May 2013
|Preceded by||Teo Nie Ching (DAP-PR)|
|Majority||42,206 (2013) |
|Born||Ong Kian Ming|
12 September 1975
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
|Spouse(s)||Yeoh Ee Leng|
Dr. Ong Kian Ming (Chinese: 王建民; pinyin: Wángjiànmín; born 12 September 1975), is a Malaysian politician from the Democratic Action Party (DAP), a component of Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition. He is the incumbent Member of Parliament for Bangi since 2018 and also when the constituency was still named as Serdang earlier since 2013. Ong was picked as the Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry by the new PH government in 2018.
Ong was formerly an academician and a prominent political analyst in the Malaysian political scene before he turned Election Strategist for the DAP. His articles were widely published in popular news portals such as Malaysiakini, Malaysian Insider and The Edge. Prior to that he was a lecturer in Faculty of Economics and Policy Science, UCSI University, also a regional consultant for the Blue Ocean Strategy regional center. His experience includes being a policy analyst for Socio Economics Development and Research Institute (SEDAR) and Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Research (INSAP). In addition, he was also associate consultant for the Boston Consulting Group Kuala Lumpur.
Ong has an elder brother and a younger sister. He grew up in Petaling Jaya. His father was an architect. He married Yeoh Ee Leng in 2004. The couple do not have any children.
Ong, a Fulbright scholar, is a PhD holder in political science from Duke University, USA. He also has a Master's in Economics from Cambridge University and a degree in Economics from London School of Economics. Prior to that he was an ASEAN scholar who completed his "O" and "A" levels in Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College in Singapore respectively.
Malaysia Electoral Roll Analysis Project
Ong pioneered the Malaysian Electoral Roll Analysis Project (MERAP) and is the director for the project. He has published many of his findings on various news portal as well as discussed it with the Election Commission of Malaysia.
|2013||P102 Serdang, Selangor||Ong Kian Ming (DAP)||79,238||67.98%||Yap Pian Hon (MCA)||37,032||31.77%||118,314||42,206||88.87%|
|2018||P102 Bangi, Selangor||Ong Kian Ming (DAP)||102,557||65.60%||Liew Yuen Keong (MCA)||19,766||12.64%||157,933||68,768||88.33%|
|Shafie Ngah (PAS)||33,789||21.61%|
|Dennis Wan Jinn Woei (PRM)||215||0.14%|
- "Remaining Cabinet members sworn in". FMT Reporters. Free Malaysia Today. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
- "Why I joined the DAP – Ong Kian Ming". Retrieved 28 September 2012.
- "Political analyst Ong Kian Ming joins DAP". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 28 September 2012.
- "Ong Kian Ming Profile". Retrieved 28 September 2012.
- "Political analyst Ong Kian Ming joins DAP". Retrieved 28 September 2012.
- "Kian Ming's big role in cleaning up BN's mess". Malaysiakini. Retrieved 28 September 2012.
- "Malaysia Electoral Roll Analysis Project". Retrieved 28 September 2012.
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