Wee Jeck Seng
Wee Jeck Seng
|Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities I|
|Assumed office |
10 March 2020
Serving with Willie Mongin
|Prime Minister||Muhyiddin Yassin|
|Minister||Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali|
|Preceded by||Shamsul Iskandar Md. Akin as Deputy Minister of Primary Industries|
|Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports|
19 March 2008 – 4 June 2010
Serving with Razali Ibrahim (2009–2010)
|Monarch||Mizan Zainal Abidin|
|Prime Minister||Abdullah Ahmad Badawi|
|Minister||Ismail Sabri Yaakob (2008–2009)|
Ahmad Shabery Cheek (2009–2010)
|Preceded by||Liow Tiong Lai|
|Succeeded by||Gan Ping Sieu|
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Tanjung Piai
|Assumed office |
16 November 2019
|Preceded by||Mohamed Farid Md Rafik (BERSATU–PH)|
8 March 2008 – 9 May 2018
|Preceded by||Ong Ka Ting (MCA–BN)|
|Succeeded by||Mohamed Farid Md Rafik (BERSATU–PH)|
|Member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly|
for Pekan Nanas
21 March 2004 – 8 March 2008
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Tang Nai Soon (MCA–BN)|
|Born||20 April 1964|
Pontian Kechil, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia
|Political party||Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA)|
|Barisan Nasional (BN)|
Perikatan Nasional (PN)
|Alma mater||University of Sunderland|
Northern University of Malaysia
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Dato' Sri Dr. Wee Jeck Seng (Chinese: 黃日昇; pinyin: Huáng Rìshēng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ûiⁿ Ji̍t-seng; born 20 April 1964) is a Malaysian politician. He is a member of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA), a component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition which is aligned with the Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition who has served as Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities I in the PN administration under Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Minister Khairuddin Razali since March 2020 and Member of Parliament (MP) for Tanjung Piai since November 2019 after the death of Mohamed Farid Md Rafik and from March 2008 to May 2018. He served as Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports in the BN administration under former Prime Ministers Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Najib Razak as well as former Ministers Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Ahmad Shabery Cheek from March 2008 to his defeat in the 2010 MCA leadership election in June 2010 and Member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Pekan Nanas from March 2004 to March 2008.
Wee was born on 20 April 1964 at his hometown in Pontian, Johor. He is married to Lin Ruyun. He graduated with Bachelor of Business Management from the University of Sunderland. Wee received his Doctorate in Public Management from Universiti Utara Malaysia in 2019.
Wee was first elected as member of the Johor State Legislative Assembly for Pekan Nanas constituency for one term from 2004 to 2008. Prior to Wee's election, he was MCA president Ong Ka Ting's political secretary. Wee was elected to federal Parliament in the 2008 general election for the seat of Tanjong Piai. Wee was nominated for the seat by the MCA after it was vacated by Ong to contest the Kulai seat.
Immediately after his election to the Dewan Rakyat, Parliament in 2008, Wee was appointed as a Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports in the government of prime minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. He retained his appointment when incoming prime minister Najib Razak reshuffled the ministry in April 2009. However, he was dropped from the ministry in June 2010 following MCA leadership elections.
Wee won and retained his Tanjong Piai parliamentary seat in the 2013 general election but lost his parliamentary seat to Mohamed Farid Md Rafik from the Malaysian United Indigenous Party (BERSATU) of Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the 2018 general election.
In November 2019, Wee managed to return as an opposition MP for Tanjung Piai after he was chosen by the BN as their candidate again to contest the 2019 Tanjung Piai by-election set-upon by the sudden death of incumbent Mohamed Farid and won the six-cornered polls with a landslide majority of 15,086 votes.
In the 2019 Tanjung Piai by-election campaigning time where Wee was a candidate then, he was accused of wasting public funds recklessly during his term as Labuan Port Authority (LPA) chairman from 2017 to 2018 by his successor Chan Foong Hin. It was disclosed under Wee, the LPA had committed to a three-year tenancy for an office at Menara UOA, in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur which was never occupied that would amount to RM526,836.96 and had splurged on its renovations included a high-tech toilet with auto/smart toilet bowl, in which the bill came up to RM343,180.50.
|2004||N55 Pekan Nenas, P165 Tanjong Piai||Wee Jeck Seng (MCA)||15,395||75.80%||Tan Hang Meng (DAP)||4,233||20.84%||20,309||11,162||76.33%|
|2008||P165 Tanjung Piai, Johor||Wee Jeck Seng (MCA)||23,302||65.52%||Ahmad Ton (DAP)||10,931||30.74%||35,564||12,371||77.82%|
|2013||Wee Jeck Seng (MCA)||25,038||54.88%||Mahdzir Ibrahim (DAP)||19,581||42.92%||45,622||5,457||87.90%|
|2018||Wee Jeck Seng (MCA)||20,731||46.12%||Md Farid Md Rafik (BERSATU)||21,255||47.29%||45,858||524||85.67%|
|Nordin Othman (PAS)||2,962||6.59%|
|2019||Wee Jeck Seng (MCA)||25,486||65.60%||Karmaine Sardini (BERSATU)||10,380||26.74%||38,815||15,086||74.43%|
|Wendy Subramaniam (GERAKAN)||1,707||4.40%|
|Badhrulhisham Abd Aziz (BERJASA)||850||2.19%|
|Ang Chuan Lock (IND)||380||0.98%|
|Faridah Aryani Abd Ghaffar (IND)||32||0.08%|
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