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Eddie Chua

eddiechua@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Eddie Chua

18 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Study: Teens turn to social media to find solace

PETALING JAYA: Four out of 10 teens in Malaysia have suicidal thoughts when they face problems. They tend to turn to social media to find solace, reveals a study on youths’ cyber wellness.

3 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Squid jigging season

IT’S time for anglers to hit the road and head for Terengganu, in the east coast, to jig for squids.




Squid jigging is done only at night. The best time to do this is during full moon and high tide.
2 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Labu to host billion-ringgit green data centre

KUALA LUMPUR: A billion-ringgit next-generation green data centre with supercomputing technology facility will be built near Labu, Negri Sembilan, to host mission-critical applications and data of Japan’s leading enterprises, information technology, telecommunication and automobile companies.

Huge facility: Shimokawa says the centre will have a total of 11,150 sq m of lettable space.
1 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

After ‘rough waters’, Equanimity will set sail again as Tranquility

PETALING JAYA: After sailing on “choppy waters”, the superyacht Equanimity is getting new checks and a new name under its new owner Genting Malaysia Bhd.

5 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Hot season for prawning

THE hot spell has brought plenty of joy to anglers who are keen on prawning – especially those seeking to catch giant freshwater prawn or udang galah.




Giant freshwater prawn or ‘udang galah’ can weigh as much as 500g each.
3 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Equanimity may be sold for a steal

PETALING JAYA: It was allegedly bought with stolen money and soon, it may be a steal.

Real hard sell: The Malaysian government have yet to find a buyer for the superyacht ‘Equanimity’.
22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Pilot: I was not told about vehicle on runway

KUALA LUMPUR: The pilot, whose jet ran into a car on the tarmac of the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport and seriously injured a worker, claimed to have been cleared to land by the air traffic controller and that no notice was issued for maintenance work as required.

15 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Starry-eyed in Kudat

THE road is long and winding. Along the three hour-plus journey from Kota Kinabalu, across padi fields and rivers, one will pass many small villages on the two-way trunk road.




Kudat’s isolated beaches have beautiful sunsets, which make 
postcard-worthy photos.
13 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

737 Max 8 can’t land here

PETALING JAYA: The Civil Avia­tion Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) has suspended all Boeing 737 MAX 8 flights from landing in and taking off from Malaysia airports following two fatal accidents involving the plane model in less than five months.

12 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Agency expects chaotic period when workers are sent home

PETALING JAYA: While employers say the government’s move to stop the outsourcing of foreign labour will benefit workers, an agency owner expects manufacturers to face a chaotic period and slowdown in their productivity in the next few months when the practice ends on March 31.