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Charles Anthony a/l R. Santiago

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Charles Santiago, Member of Parliament for Klang, Vice Chairman of Selangor DAP, Director of Monitoring Sustainability of Globalisation, Coordinator for Coalition Against Water Privatisation (CAWP) and Group of Concern (GCC).

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03 33232122, 016 6267797 (HP)

03 33243096

Address : NO 2A, Jalan Bayu Tinggi 8/KS6, Batu Unjur, 42100 Klang. Mon,Tues,Wed,Fri, 10am - 6pm Thursday, 5pm-10pm




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  • Charles Santiago is Director of Monitoring Sustainability of Globalization (MSN), a Malaysian based NGO think-tank.
  • Charles is a coordinator of a Malaysian based NGO, Group of Concerned Citizens, a minority based group working towards minority democratic participation and empowerment of the poor.
  • Charles Santiago worked as the Coordinator, Stamford Center of Economic and Social Research; and Senior Lecturer at the School of Economics, Finance and Accounting, Stamford College, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
  • Internationally, he has served as Expert Consultant for the European Commission, Brussels.
  • He has been a Visiting Lecturer at Waldorf College, Iowa, USA and has worked as a Consultant at Economic Consulting Services in New York.
  • He has been involved in working visits, fact finding missions and lobby tours to the United States, England, Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand.
  • In 2003, he was involved in consultations with members of the European Parliament on the Asia-Latin America (ALA) regulations on Development Cooperation.
  • Charles Santiago is an economist, trained at the New School for Social Research, NYC, USA.

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  • Present - Vice Chairman of Selangor DAP


• A parliament that protects and promotes people’s rights and interests.
• A parliament that promotes democracy and development for all.
• A parliament that practices good governance and transparency, and goes all-out against corruption.


• Security: Family Insecurity & Job Insecurity;
• Equal Opportunity: Education, Employment & Business Opportunities;
• Eradicating Poverty: Reducing Wealth Difference Between Poor & Rich.

Interests and Activities

Currently his areas of interests and research include Free Trade Agreements, including Asia-Europe trade and security issues; the General Agreement on Trade in Services and its impact on developing nations; bi-lateral and regional trade agreements, water privatization and developing a Bill of Rights vis-à-vis social safety protection.

Most recently, he was involved in formulating the ASEAN Social Charter together with national, regional, global trade unions, think-tanks and civil society in the South East Asian region.

At present, MSN is coordinating a research paper on Malayisa-US FTA, EU-ASEAN FTA and migrant labor in the Asia-Pacific region. Furthermore, MSN is coordinating a regional water privatization research project involving four countries, namely the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia.

Source: [Personal Website]

Klang, P110

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