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New Campaign Tactics By Opposition Cost BN Sibu Seat - Taib

KUCHING, May 18 (Bernama) -- Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud said on Tuesday new tactics employed by the DAP to garner the support of voters cost the BN the Sibu parliamentary seat.

Sarawak BN Not Panicking Over Sibu Defeat

KUCHING, May 19 (Bernama) -- Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) is not panicking of its candidate's defeat at the Sibu parliamentary by-election on May 16.

Local Issues Cost BN Sibu Seat

SIBU, May 18 (Bernama) -- Barisan Nasional's failure to retain its stronghold in Sibu in Sunday's by-election in the parliamentary constituency may be surprising for outsiders but not for locals who had made up their minds much earlier and showed their displeasure by casting their votes against the BN.

BN Should Do Indepth Study On Chinese Voters Rejecting BN - Ahmad

PONTIAN, May 17 (Bernama) -- Barisan Nasional (BN) should carry out a comprehensive study on Chinese voters' rejection of BN, said Umno information chief Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan.

Sibu Defeat An Opportunity To Rise With New Spirit - Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Barisan Nasional's (BN) defeat in the Sibu parliamentary by-election should be taken as an opportunity to rise with a new spirit and strength to wrest it back in the next general election.

Sibu Defeat An Opportunity To Rise With New Spirit - Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Barisan Nasional's (BN) defeat in the Sibu parliamentary by-election should be taken as an opportunity to rise with a new spirit and strength to wrest it back in the next general election.

Chan Cites Voter Sentiment Against SUPP For BN Defeat In Sibu

KUCHING, May 17 (Bernama) -- Voter displeasure with the Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) has been identified as the main cause of the defeat of the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the Sibu parliamentary by-election yesterday, SUPP president Tan Sri Dr George Chan said on Monday.

EC Denies Delaying Announcement Of Poll Result

SIBU, May 17 (Bernama) -- The Election Commission (EC) has denied allegations by the DAP that it deliberately delayed announcing the result of the Sibu by-election Sunday night.