Biography of the Author Saiful Ismail

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Saifulbahri Ismail

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

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  1. Trishaws to make comeback in Jakarta after years of being banned
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    Trishaws to make comeback in Jakarta after years of being banned

    Jakarta plans to legalise trishaws and is currently formulating regulations on the operation of these vehicles. Channel NewsAsia finds out what ...
  2. Celebrating Chinese New Year away from home
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    Celebrating Chinese New Year away from home

    For some Chinese working in Indonesia, this Chinese New Year is the first they are spending away from home.
  3. Central Java to hold local elections on Jun 27 | Video
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    Central Java to hold local elections on Jun 27 | Video

    With more than 26 million voters, Central Java is one of 17 Indonesian provinces which will see a contest for governor and deputy governor in ...
  4. Malaysia's political parties go all out in battleground Kedah ahead of elections
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    Malaysia's political parties go all out in battleground Kedah ahead of elections

    Discontent over bread-and-butter issues in Kedah, currently governed by Barisan Nasional, has made it a battleground state.
  5. Divers face challenges in search and recovery of Lion Air JT610 | Video
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    Divers face challenges in search and recovery of Lion Air JT610 | Video

    An Indonesian diver involved in the search and recovery of Lion Air flight JT610 died on Friday (Nov 2), reportedly from decompression.
  6. Indonesian universities step up measures to fight extremism | Video
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    Indonesian universities step up measures to fight extremism | Video

    Universities in Indonesia are stepping up efforts to fight extremism after findings by the National Counterterrorism Agency showed many of the ...
  7. Not time for ASEAN countries to adopt trade protectionist measures: Mahathir | Video
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    Not time for ASEAN countries to adopt trade protectionist measures: Mahathir | Video

    ASEAN countries should engage in multilateral dialogues to resolve trade issues instead of adopting inward-looking protectionist measures, said ...
  8. Malaysia election: The battle for Terengganu
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    Malaysia election: The battle for Terengganu

    After losing eight state seats to the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) in Terengganu in 2013, Barisan Nasional candidates are hoping to obtain a ...
  9. Indonesian workers in Singapore get welfare boost
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    Indonesian workers in Singapore get welfare boost

    Indonesia has moved to give better protection to its citizens overseas - starting from those working in Singapore.
  10. Poso regency in Central Sulawesi hopes for peace elections | Video
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    Poso regency in Central Sulawesi hopes for peace elections | Video

    Poso regency in Central Sulawesi was the site of a series of sectarian conflicts which left more than 2,000 people dead. It's one of several areas ...