Yeow Chai Thiam
Yeow Chai Thiam
Yeow Chai Thiam
19 April 1953
Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia)
|Died||7 January 2016 (aged 62)|
Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
|Political party||MCA – Barisan Nasional|
|Alma mater||National University of Malaysia (UKM)|
|Hanyu Pinyin||Yáo Zàitiān|
|Hokkien POJ||Iâu Chàithiam|
Dato' Dr. Yeow Chai Thiam (姚再添; 19 April 1953 – 7 January 2016) was a Malaysian politician and medical doctor. He was a Malaysian Federal Senator for one term, gaining appointment in 2009. He was a member of the Conservative Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) and the former MCA Chairman  for the state of Negeri Sembilan, the MCA is part of the Federal ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition which have been Malaysia's ruling political party since independence in 1963. Yeow served as the Assemblyman for Jimah and Lukut in the Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly for 20 years and was the State EXCO for Utilities and Local Government for two terms.
Yeow studied medicine in the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and received his Doctors of Human Letters from Summit University of Louisiana.
Founder of Mawar Renal Medical Center
Yeow was the founder and Chairman of Mawar Renal Medical Centre, a non-profit General Hospital with the largest network of kidney dialysis centres in Malaysia comprising a total of 14 branches.
Yeow died at the age of 63 after a long battle with cancer at his home at Port Dickson on 7 January 2016.
|1986||N23 Jimah, P108 Rasah||Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA)||4,571||46.82%||M Kuppusamy (DAP)||4,795||49.12%||9,762||224||78.33%|
|John Fernandez (PPPM)||64||0.66%|
|1990||Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA)||6,684||58.70%||Hu Sepang (DAP)||4,373||38.40%||11,387||2,311||78.23%|
|1995||N32 Lukut, P119 Telok Kemang||Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA)||8,926||65.48%||Chen Hun Chong (DAP)||4,289||31.46%||13,632||4,637||74.79%|
|1999||Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA)||8,055||59.37%||Lee Fui Ming (DAP)||5,122||37.75%||13,568||2,933||72.53%|
|2004||N30 Lukut, P132 Telok Kemang||Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA)||4,471||58.51%||Wong Hong Chuan (DAP)||2,967||38.82%||7,642||1,504||75.45%|
|2008||P130 Rasah, Negeri Sembilan||Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA)||21,120||29%||Loke Siew Fook (DAP)||34,271||48%||72,115||13,151||79%|
|2013||P128 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan||Yeow Chai Thiam (MCA)||33,075||38%||Loke Siew Fook (DAP)||45,628||52%||John Fernandez (IND)||221||≥1%||87,617||12,553||86%|
|Abd Halim Abdullah (Berjasa)||6,866||8%||Bujang Abu (IND)||83||≥1%|
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- "Former Negri Sembilan MCA chief passes away". The Star. 27 April 2009. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri" (in Malay). Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Percentage figures based on total turnout.
- "Malaysia General Election". undiinfo Malaysian Election Data. Malaysiakini. Retrieved 4 February 2017. Results only available from the 2004 election.
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