Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud was sworn in as the Sarawak Chief Minister (to serve his seventh term!), shortly after Barisan Nasional secured a two-thirds majority win in the 10th Sarawak State Election. The final tally of seats saw Barisan winning 55 of the 71 seats contested. DAP won 12, PKR - 3 and Independent - 1.
- The Star