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.

Flashback #Star50: Battling over Sabah

Security forces head off invasion by Sulu gunmen.

Flashback #Star50: Bali blast

Nineteen years ago on Oct 12, two bombs ripped through the touristy area of Kuta in Bali.

Flashback #Star50: Malaysians cheer return of the Cup

MALAYSIANS screamed and pumped their fists in the air on May 16, 1992. It was the night that the Thomas Cup returned to our shores after 25 long years.