All-out fight for Sibu on the cards

comments     Kow Gah Chie     Published     Updated

GE13 WATCH Given that incumbent Wong Ho Leng will not defend the Sibu parliamentary seat on grounds of illness, the DAP can expect an all-out fight from rivals in Sarawak.

    

The Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) is expected to field a heavyweight - Vincent Lau, 65 - in its bid to reclaim the seat lost by a slim majority of 398 votes in the 2010 by-election.

Vincent will face Oscar Ling, a 36-year-old pharmacist and Wong’s special assistant, who was named last month as the DAP’s candidate.

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