The Star

About The Star

The Star is an English-language newspaper based in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

News

Anwar Ibrahim to be freed today

Ibrahim is scheduled to meet the Yang di-Pertuan Agong at Istana Negara at 12 pm, May 16, after the royal pardon.

News

Malaysia PM announces sweeping changes

Three days after win, Dr Mahathir Mohamad announces measures to clean up corruption.

Analysis

New era under world’s oldest Prime Minister

A big mandate comes with big expectations but fortunately, the world’s oldest Prime Minister comes with a world of experience.

Mahathir Mohamad to be sworn in as Malaysia PM today

In a dramatic comeback, the 92-year-old former PM ends the ruling coalition’s 60 years in power.

Analysis, Opinion, Politics

Mother of all elections begins in Malaysia

THIS is not the first general election that Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is leading yet he looked so tense and coiled up when announcing the dissolution of Parliament.