Biography of the Author Ikhwan Rivai

Ikhwan Rivai

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

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  1. The floodwater level in Ho Chi Minh City has increased.

    Under siege by climate, man-made problems, a sinking Ho Chi Minh City fights to survive

    The city is facing extreme weather more frequently, its flood mitigation responses have not kept pace, and a proposed sea dyke has sparked debate.
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    Raped, beaten and sold in China: Vietnam's kidnapped young brides

    More young girls from Vietnam are ending up in forced marriages in China, where the gender imbalance has created a demand for foreign brides, as ...
  3. Much of North Jakarta is sinking and in need of attention to minimise the impact of tidal floods.

    Why Jakarta is the fastest sinking city in the world

    Climate change, groundwater depletion and land subsidence have set alarm bells ringing in the city. Will relocating Indonesia’s capital solve the ...
  4. Those who are not in formal employment have not fully benefited from the economic stimulus packages.

    Can the poor in Malaysia cope with the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic?

    About 1.5 to 2.4 million more Malaysians could fall into poverty by one estimate. The programme Insight takes a look at the struggle to stay ...