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: Athletes add to nation’s pride

THE 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games was a roaring success on and off the battleground.

Flashback #Star50: Margaret sweeps in

A grocer’s daughter swept to victory in 1979, becoming Britain’s first woman prime minister and eventually a huge political force during her 11-year rule.

Flashback #Star50: KLPac, an arts hub for all

Sixteen years ago, the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre was born and how it has changed the landscape of Malaysian theatre.