Wong Foon Meng
|15th President of the Dewan Negara|
7 July 2009 – 12 April 2010
|Monarch||Mizan Zainal Abidin|
|Prime Minister||Najib Razak|
|Preceded by||Abdul Hamid Pawanteh|
|Succeeded by||Abu Zahar Ujang|
|Secretary-General of Malaysian Chinese Association|
11 November 2008 – 7 April 2010
|President||Ong Tee Keat|
Chua Soi Lek
|Preceded by||Ong Ka Chuan|
|Succeeded by||Kong Cho Ha|
|Member of the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly|
25 April 1995 – 29 November 1999
|Preceded by||Harun Jusoh|
|Succeeded by||Md. Azmi Lop Yusof|
Wong Foon Meng
|Political party||Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA)|
|Barisan Nasional (BN)|
Tan Sri Dato' Ir. Wong Foon Meng (Chinese: 王茀明; pinyin: Wáng Fúmíng) is a Malaysian politician and engineer. He is also the former President of the Dewan Negara and a former Terengganu State Assemblyman for the seat of Bandar, Kuala Terengganu from 1995 to 1999.
Wong was a civil servant in Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment from 1978 to 1990 and later became a Consulting Engineer in 1991 upon leaving the government service.
Wong made his debut in the 1990 general election by contesting the Bandar, Kuala Terengganu state seat but lost. He was elected to the Terengganu State Legislative Assembly in the 1995 general election but lost his seat in the subsequent 1999 general election.
He was appointed to the Senate in April 2004, and elected as the Deputy President of the Senate in July the same year. He went on to become Senate President on 7 July 2009. His term ended on 12 April 2010, and he was succeeded by Abu Zahar Ujang.
Post political personal life
He is currently the Chairman of Bina Puri Holdings Berhad, a Malaysian Main Market public listed company involved in construction, property development, quarrying activities and highway concession.
|1990||N13 Bandar, P33 Kuala Terengganu||Wong Foon Meng (MCA)||3,956||37.61%||Harun bin Jusoh (PAS)||4,682||44.51%||10,518||726||73.20%|
|Ng Chai Hing (DAP)||1,519||14.44%|
|Ghazali bin Mohamad (IND)||99||0.94%|
|1995||N14 Bandar, P36 Kuala Terengganu||Wong Foon Meng (MCA)||6,970||54.36%||Mustafa @ Hassan bin Ali (PAS)||5,562||43.38%||12,823||1,925||74.72%|
|1999a.||Wong Foon Meng (MCA)||6,245||46.42%||Md Azmi Lop Yusof (PAS)||6,756||50.22%||13,452||511||74.39%|
|Ng Chai Hing (IND)||187||1.39%|
Honours of Malaysia
- Malaysia :
- "A very precious 11 per cent, indeed". New Straits Times. 16 December 2008.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 29 April 2010. Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for candidates not listed).
- "MCA man to become Senate deputy president". The Star. 15 May 2004. Retrieved 28 April 2010.
- Lee Yuk Peng (4 July 2009). "Datuk Wong Foon Meng is the next Senate president". The Star. Retrieved 28 April 2010.
- Lee Yuk Peng (27 April 2010). "Abu Zahar sworn in as Dewan Negara president". The Star. Retrieved 28 April 2010.
- "Wong is MCA secretary-general". The Star. 12 November 2008. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
- "Executive Profile Foon Meng Wong". Bloomberg Business. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
- "Muzakarah saat mula kejatuhan PAS". MUSLIMAT PAS CAWANGAN LUBUK KAWAH. 2010. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
- "Sejarah Jatuh Bangun Pas". Irwanis Johan. Malaysiakini. 22 July 2008. Retrieved 23 May 2016.
- "King awards 1,523 on birthday". Bernama. The Star. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
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