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Nga Kor Ming (Christian name: David ; Chinese: 倪可敏), born on 11 November 1972, is a native of Ayer Tawar, Perak, Malaysia. He is a member of the Democratic Action Party (DAP) in Malaysia, which is a member of Socialist International. Nga Kor Ming is on the DAP’s Central Executive Committee and is presently chief of the party’s youth wing, called DAP Socialist Youth.(DAPSY)

He is Member of Parliament for Taiping, Perak after defeating the President of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Datuk M. Kayveas with a majority of 11,298 votes in the last General Elections on 8 March 2008. He has also been state assemblyman for Pantai Remis, Perak since the 1999 General Election. In 2008, with the formation of the Perak government by the coalition of DAP, PKR and PAS (known as Pakatan Rakyat), Nga Kor Ming was appointed to the state executive committee, with the portfolios of Education, Local Government, Housing and Public Transport. Perak had previously been ruled continuously by the Barisan Nasional (or its predecessor the Alliance) since the independence of Malaya (later Malaysia) in 1957.

Nga Kor Ming is well-known as a fiery speaker with a flair for languages a talent for plays on words. He was a renowned debater during his time as a student at Universiti Malaya, where he received his LLB, winning many awards. He is now one of the DAP’s most prominent speakers. In 2007, Nga Kor Ming was recognised as one of Ten Outstanding Young Malaysians by the International Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Youth and Sports in the category of ‘Politics and Government’. This award was notable as it rarely goes to opposition politicians.

Nga Kor Ming comes from an old Ayer Tawar Methodist family and was christened David by the late Rev. Koh Gie Bing. He is married to another Ayer Tawarean and they have one child. Before his appointment to the Perak executive council, he practised as a lawyer in Ayer Tawar and also in Ipoh, Perak.

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