Penangites know undersea tunnel issue just a GE14 ploy - PKR MP

Susan Loone

Modified 19 Jan 2018, 8:10 am

The embattled Penang undersea tunnel project, which is currently under a major probe by the MACC, is an "open attack" on the state government, said PKR lawmaker Sim Tze Tzin.

He said the attacks on the state and Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng are "politically motivated" as the 14th general election is just around the corner.

"The attack, from various quarters including BN, is clear-cut, it is to distract state leaders from the issues (of governing), instead they have to constantly be firefighters, to explain and clarify whatever they throw at us. This is an open, outright, media war," Sim said when met at his "Appreciation Dinner for Bayan Baru Parliament", attended by 200 people in Bayan Lepas last night...

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