Pundit: Sarawak losses ominous if PKR doesn’t buck up – By Sheridan Mahavera

The Malaysian Insider | PETALING JAYA, 27-Apr-2011 — PKR’s dismal performance in the Sarawak election is a disturbing omen of how the party will fare in the next general election unless it institutes painful changes, a political analyst said last night. Political scientist Dr Andrew Aeria said the party organised a respectable pre-election training programme […]

Pakatan may falter with early Taib exit, analysts say – By Clara Chooi

The Malaysian Insider | PETALING JAYA, 27-Apr-2011 — Political analysts have warned that Pakatan Rakyat (PR) could lose its momentum in Sarawak should Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud resign before the next general election. In their analysis of the just-concluded state polls, the scholars pointed out last night without the “anti-Taib” rallying cry […]

Umno ‘circling’ for foray into S’wak – By Aidila Razak

Malaysiakini.com | 27-Apr-2011 – The presence of Umno bigwigs and machinery during the BN election campaign in Sarawak has raised questions about the peninsula-based Malay party’s role in the state. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) political science lecture Andrew Aeria(right) is of the opinion that Umno will eventually move into Sarawak. “But I dare not say […]