Iban bloggers join in Batang Ai campaign

Tony Thien (Malaysiakini)
Campaigning for the April 7 Batang Ai by-election has taken on a new dimension as far as politics in rural Sarawak are concerned.
Party leaders and campaign workers have turned to the blogsphere to reach out to educated and urban-based voters and – through them – to relatives living in longhouses
dublin unting batang air prs repThe bloggers had begun the ‘Battle of the Dayak Blogsphere’ even before the Election Commission set the date for nomination (March 29) and polling. The seat was vacated by the death of Dublin Unting Ingkot.