It is hard to predict which way voters will swing as the seat has changed hands with very low majorities in both of the past two elections.
Sarawak DAP chief Chong Chieng Jen says campaign will focus on Prime Minister Najib Razak's popularity instead of local issues.
The state BN leadership has managed to mend the rift between SUPP and UPP to enable it to recapture Bandar Sibu, Sarikei and Miri in GE14.
Chief minister says heads of BN components in Sarawak are Sarawakians, unlike the opposition parties.
Four-term MP Joseph Salang Gandum can't expect an easy ride in GE14.
SUPP worried its splinter party UPP may play spoiler role by contesting in GE14 and make DAP retain seat.
Police say one of the suspects, who has a rape-related criminal record, allegedly raped a seven-year-old girl repeatedly since August last year.
Body of Lance Corporal Valentino Mesa was flown back at 7.45pm before being taken to his village in Lubuk Besar.
Len Talif Salleh menasihatkan anggota jawatankuasa masjid dan surau tidak tergugat atau marah dengan teguran membina masyarakat dalam usaha menambah baik pengurusan rumah Allah.
DAP Sarikei secretary quits citing "autocratic style" of some state party leaders.