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. Sulawesi’s earthquake one year on | Video
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    Sulawesi’s earthquake one year on | Video

    A deadly earthquake that struck Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province last year has turned rice fields into wasteland, forcing farmers to look for ...
  2. Indonesia’s Palu quake survivors still living in emergency shelters | Video
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    Indonesia’s Palu quake survivors still living in emergency shelters | Video

    Around 3,000 people who survived last year’s earthquake in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province are still living in emergency shelters. The ...
  3. New capital won't challenge Jakarta's economic dominance | Video
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    New capital won't challenge Jakarta's economic dominance | Video

    Indonesia’s capital Jakarta has attracted people from around the archipelago for decades. It’s the seat of the government and the country’s ...
  4. Indonesia mulls digital tax on e-commerce businesses | Video
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    Indonesia mulls digital tax on e-commerce businesses | Video

    Indonesia plans to charge income tax from e-commerce sellers, to get a bigger slice of revenue from the country's fast-growing digital market.
  5. Indonesia mulls digital tax on e-commerce businesses | Video
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    Indonesia mulls digital tax on e-commerce businesses | Video

    Indonesia plans to impose an income tax on e-commerce sellers to get a bigger slice of revenue from the country’s fast-growing digital ...
  6. How Indonesian island Sumbawa has been transformed by electricity | Video
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    How Indonesian island Sumbawa has been transformed by electricity | Video

    Indonesia aims to provide access to electricity to nearly all corners of the archipelago by the end of this year. Saifulbahri Ismail takes us to ...
  7. Indonesian government works toward slum-free cities | Video
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    Indonesian government works toward slum-free cities | Video

    Indonesian cities will be free of slums by 2020. That’s the target of a government programme launched in 2015 to provide clean water and proper ...
  8. Start-up hotspot Jakarta attracting more young Singaporeans | Video
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    Start-up hotspot Jakarta attracting more young Singaporeans | Video

    An increasing number of young Singaporeans are travelling to Jakarta in search of internships. Saifulbahri Ismail takes a look at the Indonesian ...
  9. Indonesia President Joko Widodo poses for a photograph during an interview with CNA on Aug 6, 2019

    Indonesia ready for greater cooperation with Singapore across industries: President Joko Widodo

    In a wide-ranging interview with CNA, Mr Widodo said he wants to increase cooperation across sectors with Singapore - his country’s biggest investor.
  10. Activists urge Indonesian government to impose total ban on cigarette ads | Video
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    Activists urge Indonesian government to impose total ban on cigarette ads | Video

    Anti-tobacco activists in Indonesia want their government to impose a total ban on cigarette advertisements on all media platforms, as well as the ...