He’s considered to be the current chairman ofRimbunan Hijau Group.Rimbunan Hijau Groupis a timber company which he co-founded in 1975. Through his group, Tiong Hiew King operates Malaysia’sGuang Ming DailyandSin Chew Jit Poh, Papua New Guinea’sThe National Daily, andHong Kong’sMing PaoHoldings Ltd. In addition toRimbunan Hijau Group, Tiong Hiew King also holds interests in Malaysia’s logging business. Now, he possesses 30 magazines and seven Chinese-language newspapers. In the previous year, his shares inChinese Media International climbed by approximately 40% due to increase in revenues and low newsprint costs.