Biography of the Author Nur Afifah bte Ariffin

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Afifah Ariffin

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

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  1. Singaporeans with properties in Malaysia stuck in limbo due to COVID-19 travel restrictions | Video
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    Singaporeans with properties in Malaysia stuck in limbo due to COVID-19 travel restrictions | Video

    Some Singaporeans with properties in Johor have been hiring property management services to ensure their houses do not fall into disrepair. After ...
  2. Malaysians in Singapore celebrate Chinese New Year away from home | Video
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    Malaysians in Singapore celebrate Chinese New Year away from home | Video

    Many Malaysians in Singapore will be spending the holiday without their loved ones due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. Afifah Ariffin takes a ...
  3. Johor government to continue pushing for daily commute scheme with Singapore | Video
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    Johor government to continue pushing for daily commute scheme with Singapore | Video

    The Johor state government will continue pushing for a new travel scheme that will allow Malaysians who work in Singapore to commute daily between ...
  4. Former UMNO youth chief confident party to return from political wilderness | Video
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    Former UMNO youth chief confident party to return from political wilderness | Video

    UMNO has not perished, says its former youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin. It is still capable of being Malaysia’s dominant Malay party if it ...
  5. Singapore must be prepared to face water shortages: DPM Teo
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    Singapore must be prepared to face water shortages: DPM Teo

    At present, imported water meets half of Singapore’s water needs. But water levels in Johor’s Linggiu Reservoir are falling. There is also the ...
  6. Use tech to help fight false information, suggest cybersecurity experts
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    Use tech to help fight false information, suggest cybersecurity experts

    Technology, which have been identified as a key contributor to the speed and scale of how false information is spread, can also help to counter ...
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    More than 70% in Singapore have come across fake news online: REACH poll

    More than 70 per cent of Singapore residents surveyed in a REACH poll have come across online news that they thought were "not fully accurate", ...
  8. Boon Lay Secondary's CCA-centric system a hit with students
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    Boon Lay Secondary's CCA-centric system a hit with students

    At this school, students are placed in classes based on their co-curricular activities. And this has resulted in improved attendance rates and ...