|Birth Place||Sibu, Malaysia, Malaysia|
|Age||85 YEARS OLD|
|Occupation||Executive chairman, Rimbunan Hijau|
Back home in Sibu, Tiong and his family are members of the ruling Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP), a major party of the ruling coalition government in Sarawak. Tiong's younger brother Tiong Thai King has been the Member of Parliament of the Lanang Parliamentary Constituency in Sibu from 1995 to 2013.