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.

From The Dark Room Discover iconic and never-before-seen images from our photo vault.

From The Dark Room

Star50 Stories Browse through popular headlines featured in our newspapers.

Flashback #Star50: Drama at Little Ipoh in Melbourne

IT was an ordinary afternoon in downtown Melbourne, Australia, which turned out to be a day of drama.

Flashback #Star50: We are champs

IT was the final football match at the SEA Games in November 2011 held at the Senayan stadium in Jakarta.


Queen Elizabeth, who has been in the news of late following a sprained back, is the longest-reigning monarch in British history.