Biography of the Author Chandni Vatvani

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Chandni Vatvani

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

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  1. COVID-19: Indonesia's batik artisans innovate to keep their craft alive | Video
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    COVID-19: Indonesia's batik artisans innovate to keep their craft alive | Video

    As Indonesia battles COVID-19, batik artisans have turned to making face masks to keep their craft and livelihoods alive. Chandni Vatvani reports.
  2. Thrill-seekers plan to visit Mount Agung despite warnings from Indonesian authorities
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    Thrill-seekers plan to visit Mount Agung despite warnings from Indonesian authorities

    Bali's Mount Agung could erupt anytime and Indonesian authorities have cautioned people to avoid the area. But what motivates these thrill-seekers ...
  3. Indonesia needs to do more to tackle plastic waste problem: Experts
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    Indonesia needs to do more to tackle plastic waste problem: Experts

    While Indonesia has pledged up to US$1 billion annually to reduce plastic and other waste in its oceans, experts say it must do better when it ...
  4. Jakarta ride-hailing drivers protest against tightening rules
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    Jakarta ride-hailing drivers protest against tightening rules

    New rules requiring drivers under ride-hailing services such as Uber and Grab to have a special driver's license before they are allowed to ...
  5. 'It’s tradition': The child brides of Indonesia's Sumenep Regency
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    'It’s tradition': The child brides of Indonesia's Sumenep Regency

    In a regency 170km away from Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-largest city, on the island of Madura - children as young as four are being wed. But ...
  6. Online whistleblower platform launches in Indonesia
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    Online whistleblower platform launches in Indonesia

    The Indonesialeaks platform aims to empower the public to take a stand against corruption, but with whistleblowing historically not part of the ...
  7. Bali volcano 3
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    Bali businesses take a hit as Mount Agung rumbles to life

    Vendors tell Channel NewsAsia that business has fallen at Kuta beach, which is more than 70km away from Mount Agung.
  8. Surabaya police HQ
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    Militant family uses child in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

    A family of militants in Indonesia carried an eight-year-old into a suicide bomb attack against police in Surabaya on Monday (May 14), a day after ...
  9. Indian food in Jakarta with a new twist | Video
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    Indian food in Jakarta with a new twist | Video

    Bambaiya, which offers Indian street and comfort food in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta, is the brainchild of 27-year-old Girish Shamdasani. It is a ...
  10. Asian Games: Indonesia impresses with athletes’ villages | Video
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    Asian Games: Indonesia impresses with athletes’ villages | Video

    The 2018 Asian Games are being co-hosted by the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang - and both have athletes' villages to house competitors.