Tan Seng Giaw
|Yang Berhormat Dr.
Tan Seng Giaw
|Member of Parliament
for Kepong, Kuala Lumpur
|Preceded by||Tan Tiong Hong|
|Born||Tan Seng Giaw @ Tan Chun Tin
26 May 1942
Kota Bharu, Kelantan, British Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Political party||DAP – Pakatan Rakyat|
|Spouse(s)||Oon Hong Geok (温凤玉)|
|Alma mater||University of Leeds|
Dr. Tan Seng Giaw (simplified Chinese: 陈胜尧; traditional Chinese: 陳勝堯; pinyin: Chén Shèng Yáo; born 26 May 1942) is a Malaysian politician from the Democratic Action Party. He was born on 26 May 1942 in Kota Baru, Kelantan. After attending Primary and High School in Kelantan and Penang respectively, he furthered his education at Plymouth College and Leeds University, England. His multi-cultural academic and social background has resulted in Seng Giaw being fluent in Mandarin, English, Bahasa Malaysia, and competent in the writing of Malay in the Jawi script. Seng Giaw's academic qualifications include a M.B.Ch. B. (Leeds), D. Obs. R.C.O.G, M.R.C.P (UK) and finally a M.D. honours (Leeds) in 1976.
An active participant in student activities, he represented the Leeds Medical School on the British Medical Student's Association for five years, and was a founding member of the Chinese Society of the University of Leeds, where he held the office of Society President during 1965–66.
Over the years, Tan has gathered a wide portfolio of medical experience, having worked at various hospitals (both international and local), private practice clinics and a short period in the Royal Malaysian Army. Tan is working as a Specialist Dermatologist at the Chinese Maternity Hospital Medical Centre.
Tan's political involvement began in 1976, during which he served the people of Kepong on behalf of Dr. Tan Chee Khoon. He is the Democratic Action Party's National Vice-chairman and Member of Parliament for the constituency of Kepong.
In 1972, Dr. Tan married Oon Hong Geok, a paediatrician and has two daughters. His wife used to be active in the political scene and represented Taman Aman, Petaling Jaya as a state assemblywoman.
|1978||Kepong||Tan Seng Giaw (PEKEMAS)||17,827||36.95%||Tan Tiong Hong (Gerakan)||20,055||41.57%||2,228|
|Khoo Sin Geok @ Khoo Sin Tow (DAP)||9,971||20.67%|
|1982||Tan Seng Giaw (DAP)||29,368||50.51%||Ker Kim Tim @ Kerk Choo Ting (Gerakan)||28,163||48.44%||59,465||1,205||76.94%|
|Ishak Ibrahim (IND)||613||1.05%|
|1986||Tan Seng Giaw (DAP)||33,049||64.81%||Lum Weng Keong (Gerakan)||16,536||32.43%||51,476||16,513||71.73%|
|Wong Kim Lin (NASMA)||1,405||2.76%|
|1990||Tan Seng Giaw (DAP)||38,323||70.58%||Lim Kim Hoe (Gerakan)||15,971||29.42%||54,679||22,352||71.23%|
|1995||Tan Seng Giaw (DAP)||25,075||55.56%||Tan Poh Eng (Gerakan)||20,053||44.44%||45,454||5,022||75.62%|
|1999||Tan Seng Giaw (DAP)||25,085||50.77%||Ma Woei Chyi (Gerakan)||23,319||47.20%||49,730||1,766||76.55%|
|2004||Tan Seng Giaw (DAP)||23,282||52.07%||Ma Woei Chyi (Gerakan)||21,428||47.93%||44,956||1,854||74.59%|
|2008||Tan Seng Giaw (DAP)||35,552||75.23%||Lau Hoi Keong (Gerakan)||11,704||24.77%||47,508||23,848||78.17%|
|2013||Tan Seng Giaw (DAP)||47,837||82.30%||Chandrakumanan Arumugam (PPP)||7,530||12.96%||58,585||40,307||86.11%|
|Yee Poh Ping (IND||2,757||4.74%|
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 3 April 2011. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
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