Biography of the Author Alif Amsyar

Alif Amsyar

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. No more brakeless bicycles on public paths and roads in future as Government accepts advisory panel's review | Video
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    No more brakeless bicycles on public paths and roads in future as Government accepts advisory panel's review | Video

    Brakeless bicycles will no longer be allowed on public paths and roads in the future, said the Ministry of Transport (MOT) on Monday (Jan ...
  2. Strong demand for barbeque pits, camping sites after COVID-19 rules relaxed | Video
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    Strong demand for barbeque pits, camping sites after COVID-19 rules relaxed | Video

    There's been strong demand for barbeque pits and camping sites since bookings for them restarted on Wednesday (Jan 20). The National Parks Board ...
  3. More police cameras to help authorities respond more efficiently to 999 calls | Video
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    More police cameras to help authorities respond more efficiently to 999 calls | Video

    There are now about 90,000 digital eyes on the ground to help police officers respond more quickly and efficiently to 999 calls. Alif Amsyar takes ...
  4. Umrah pilgrimage for Muslims in Singapore on hold until Q3 2021 | Video
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    Umrah pilgrimage for Muslims in Singapore on hold until Q3 2021 | Video

    Muslims in Singapore may not be able to perform their umrah pilgrimage until at least the third quarter of next year. To safeguard the well-being ...
  5. Business brisk for Singapore hotels this Christmas season | Video
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    Business brisk for Singapore hotels this Christmas season | Video

    Business is brisk for hotels in Singapore this Christmas season, especially with so many locals going on staycations and eating out. At least one ...
  6. women in SPF

    ‘We’re treated as equals’: Women officers in SPF

    As the Singapore Police Force marks 70 years of women in policing, Channel NewsAsia speaks to two female officers who have earned their stripes.
  7. Learning to be a single dad
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    Learning to be a single dad

    When his wife asked for a divorce, and the single dad got custody of two teenage sons, the boys didn't ask questions like "will you and mummy get ...
  8. Not only has Mohd Nur Azmi grown closer to his sons, they have also been his pillars of support.

    Grit and a whole lot of love: When single fathers rise to the challenge

    One parent rediscovers what it is to truly be a father after a traumatic divorce, another has been raising his daughter since she was one — two ...
  9. Charities hit hard by COVID-19 as donations dip | Video
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    Charities hit hard by COVID-19 as donations dip | Video

    Charities in Singapore say they have been hit hard by COVID-19 this festive season. Cash donations to some have dipped by as much as 80 per cent.
  10. Applications open for grant to help private sports academies financially | Video
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    Applications open for grant to help private sports academies financially | Video

    Private sports academies and clubs can now apply for a grant to help defray operating costs. Despite the challenges faced during the COVID-19 ...