Chew resigns as MCA sec-gen to pursue doctorate programme in China

Published on 20 Jul 2019 3:45:15 PM

Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun will start her PhD programme in China's Peking University in September.

The 55-year-old MCA leader said her resignation as the party secretary-general was effective Saturday.

The post is third in the party hierarchy after the president and deputy president and, Chew is also the first female secretary-general in the party's 70-year history.