Soalan Lazim (FAQ) | mStar


  1. What is The Star Online?

    The Star Online is an information portal on the Internet. It was launched on June 23, 1995 as the Internet edition of Malaysia's leading English-language newspaper The Star, but has since evolved – with added features and functions – to move away from merely being an online newspaper.

  2. What's with the new look?

    This is the fourth major redesign of The Star Online – the previous redesign of the site was launched in 2008. This time around, the redesign is primarily about making it easier for users to navigate and access the many forms of content available here.

    For example, at the very top of the screen is a Global link bar that interlink the various verticals that fall under purview of the The Star's New Media Department such as,, Daily Chilli, mStar and Gooroo . One click and you're there!

  3. What else is new?

    Well, among others, we've improved our search function so that you'll get more accurate results. We've also made our video content watchable on the very same page you find them. In addition to that, Popular Topics and Breaking News below the top menu will ensure you always get the latest and most read news as they happen.

  4. What about the new logo?

    Glad you noticed. Along with the overall new design, we wanted to also emphasise our brand promise: To always be on top of things, delivering news that matter to you, 24/7.

  5. How is The Star Online's information distributed?

    Over the World Wide Web, via mobile.

  6. What's next after this new design?

    Plenty! The launch version is only the beginning of a carefully planned website that was designed with the reader – you - in mind. So,continue sending us your feedback and we'll continue improving The Star Online experience for you.

  7. Who owns The Star Online?

    The Star Online is the property of Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad (co. no. 10894-D), a company incorporated in Malaysia.