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Adeline Gooi

newsdesk@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Adeline Gooi

2 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Depression can happen to anyone

This mental illness can be triggered by many factors, but fortunately, it can be successfully treated such as with psychotherapy and support groups.

Human interaction: Family support and counselling can help sufferers overcome depression.
28 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

RM26 monthly for the average Malaysian

PETALING JAYA: Reality kicks in this Saturday. The three-month tax holiday is coming to an end when the Sales and Service Tax starts next month.

22 Aug 2018 | 10:18 AM

LRT passengers stuck at SS18 station due to malfunctioning train doors

SUBANG JAYA: Over 40 passengers were stuck on the train at the SS18 LRT station for 20 minutes on Wednesday (Aug 22) morning due to malfunctioning train doors.

20 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Low on the list but they are still a Malaysian favourite

PETALING JAYA: Roti canai and char koay teow may rank much lower than curry laksa on Lonely Planet’s latest eatlist, they are nonetheless firm favourites of Malaysians, including chefs and restaurateurs.

Comfort food: Roti canai and char koay teow are ranked No. 404 and No. 432 respectively on Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Eatlist.
20 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Are they going to be tax-exempt?

PETALING JAYA: Will smartphones be exempted from the Sales and Service Tax (SST) regime? That’s the big question as the countdown to the close of the three-month tax holiday nears.

Deadline beaters: Some play it safe by buying smartphones before Sept 1.
15 Aug 2018 | 3:43 PM

Woman disowns gambler son over never-ending loan shark problem

KUALA LUMPUR: After 14 years of dealing with her son's debts and the constant harassment from loan sharks, a woman has decided that enough is enough and has taken steps to disown her offspring.

(From left): Datuk Seri Michael Chong, Ng and James Ee Kah Fuk at Wisma MCA on Wednesday.
9 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Loan sharks bug defaulter’s ex

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman is in trouble with loans sharks who are going after her over a RM700,000 debt owed to them by her former husband.

The one they want: Tan holding up an advertisement she placed in a Chinese paper and a picture of her ex-husband during her meeting with Chong at Wisma MCA.
8 Aug 2018 | 3:54 PM

Woman harassed by loan sharks after ex-husband runs up RM700,000 gambling debts

KUALA LUMPUR: A 38-year-old woman, whose ex-husband disappeared after running up a RM700,000 gambling debt, is pleading for loan sharks to leave her family alone after being threatened and harassed.

4 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

I’m no longer under police probe, says Uqasha

ACTRESS Uqasha Senrose, 25, said that she is no longer under investigation for allegedly taking drugs, as police have closed the case, reported Harian Metro.

4 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Superstar Jay Chou prefers to rent private jet for gigs

WITH an accumulated wealth of NT$6bil (RM800mil), Taiwanese star Jay Chou is said to be renting a private jet in order to make it in time for his gigs, reported Kwong Wah Yit Poh.

Flying high: Jay performing during his ‘The Invincible’ concert in Taipei. — AP

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