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Feb 6, 2020

The Star takes to publishing news on billboards in Malaysia

Billboard-sized photo headlines during peak commutes a 'first' for Malaysia as news publisher aims to reach a wider audience.

Sep 25, 2013

Aegis Media' Roy Tan leaves for The Star Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR - Roy Tan, chief integration officer at Jumptank, Aegis Media's 'innovation catalyst' will be joining The Star Publications as its group GM of digital.

May 8, 2013

Mother's Day marketing approaches

In case you are an ungrateful son or daughter and have forgotten, this Sunday is Mother's Day. Campaign Asia found a handful of brands in the region that have tied more (or less) traditional marketing to the holiday this year.

Apr 25, 2013

Rapp KL reputedly behind controversial Malaysian political ads

KUALA LUMPUR - Marketing agency Rapp Kuala Lumpur is said to be the agency behind controversial print election ads for political party, the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA).

Nov 21, 2012

UPDATE: Ho Kay Tat returns to The Edge as group CEO and publisher

MALAYSIA - Ho Kay Tat, group managing director and CEO of Malaysia's leading English daily The Star, has resigned and is returning to helm English business weekly The Edge.

Jul 12, 2011 launches mobile app

KUALA LUMPUR – The Star media group’s online job portal,, has released its mobile platform.