DAP hits back at SUPP’s Tiang on PDA

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Special assistant to DAP's Bandar Kuching MP Chong Chieng Jen, Kelvin Yii, issued an immediate statement hitting back at SUPP’s Michael Tiang who had said that Chong’s intended motion to call for an amendment to the Petroleum Development Act (PDA) in Parliament next week would turn out to be nothing more than a paradox.

Tiang earlier told Malaysiakini, that Sarawak already owned all the petroleum resources, both onshore and offshore as stipulated under Sarawak (Alteration of Boundaries).

“We agree that the Sarawak government is constitutionally entitled to exercise its original rights over the onshore and offshore mining of oil and gas according to our Oil Mining Ordinance 1958," Yii said...