Our Story so far

From a small provincial daily newspaper to becoming one of Malaysia’s leading English news sources, The Star has stayed true to its mission of bringing coverage and stories that matter most to readers.

Our 50-year journey has seen us evolve beyond the written word to a media powerhouse today. Follow the link below to find out more about our history and legacy.

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Star50 Stories Browse through popular headlines featured in our newspapers.

Proud to continue five-decade legacy

ANDREW Moses Edwin still remembers helping his late father Moses Edwin Gnanapragasam distribute newspapers as he has been at it from the age of 17.

Flashback #Star50: She's here!

IT was a birth that made international news. Born on July 25, 1978 in England, Louise Joy Brown is known as the world’s first “test tube baby”, conceived via in vitro fertilisation (IVF). Her birth was kept confidential initially.

THEN AND NOW: Family blessed with babies on special dates

Alika was born on 11.11.11, her brother Farrell on 19.09.09