List of Hwa Chong Institution People - Notable Alumni - Politics


  • Ong Teng Cheong, fifth President of Singapore
  • Members of Parliament (MPs):
    • Baey Yam Keng, MP for Tampines GRC
    • Grace Fu, Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of National Development and Ministry of Education, and MP for Yuhua SMC
    • Lee Yi Shyan, Minister of State in the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of National Development, and MP for East Coast GRC
    • Lim Wee Kiak, MP for Nee Soon GRC
    • Sim Ann, Senior Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Law, and MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC
    • Sam Tan Chin Siong, Senior Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports, Mayor of Central Singapore District, and MP for Radin Mas SMC
    • Tin Pei Ling, MP for Marine Parade GRC
  • Former Members of Parliament (MPs)
    • Jek Yeun Thong, former Cabinet minister, High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and to Denmark
    • Ker Sin Tze, former Minister of State for Education and Information and the Arts
  • Former People's Action Party (PAP) members:
    • Fong Swee Suan, leftist politician of the PAP and Barisan Sosialis, trade union leader in the 1950s and 1960s
    • Lim Chin Siong, leftist politician of the PAP and Barisan Sosialis, trade union leader in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Others:
    • Cheng Tong Fatt, former Ambassador to China and Japan, Permanent Secretary for National Development, Culture
    • Tan Chin Nam, former Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Communication, Information and the Arts
    • James Tan Chan Seng, former Commissioner of Singapore Civil Defence Force
    • Yam Ah Mee, Chief Executive Director of the People's Association, former Chief of the Land Transport Authority and Singapore General Election Returning Officer

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