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The Star joins the world in grief and offers its heartfelt condolences to the families of the 239 passengers and crew of MH370

Hisham: Next 48 hours crucial

KUALA LUMPUR: The next 48 hours will be crucial in the underwater search for missing Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 with the search area narrowed, said Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

Gobind: My father was a simple man, who enjoyed simple things

GEORGETOWN: Gobind Singh, the second of Karpal’s five children, gently shook my hand as I conveyed my condolences on his father’s passing.

Karpal Singh: Cortege to leave 45 minutes earlier

GEORGE TOWN: The time for public to pay their last respects at the funeral of Karpal Singh in Dewan Sri Pinang has been changed as the cortege will leave Karpal’s house in Jalan Utama on Sunday at 7.30am.

Storify: Tribute to Karpal Singh

The Star's reporters are posting live updates on the wake of Karpal Singh which is being held at his residence at 144A, Jalan Utama in Penang on Friday.

When the police saluted Karpal

KUALA LUMPUR: One of the country’s former top cops was asked to kick the late Karpal Singh out of the Penang State Assembly after he was suspended in 1981. He ended up walking arm-in-arm with Karpal out of the building past a large number of policemen in riot gear. The policemen saluted the lawyer.

More underwater assets may be deployed in search

PETALING JAYA: The authorities are looking to deploy more underwater assets in the search and rescue operation after more than 40 days since Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 went missing.

Son given drugs - in court

BALIK PULAU: A housewife has been arrested for passing rolled tobacco believed to contain heroin to her son at a magistrate’s courtroom here.

Karpal Singh: Photo Gallery

Early Thursday, veteran lawyer and opposition lawmaker Karpal Singh passed away in a car accident, along with long-time personal assistant Michael Cornelius, near Gua Tempurung on the North South Expressway near Kampar. Today. we pay tribute to the prominent Malaysian politician with a gallery of pictures of him over the years.

RM525,000 boost for SM Chong Hwa

KUALA LUMPUR: Chinese independent school SM Chong Hwa Kuantan has received RM525,000 boost of public contributions collected by MCA at a recent fund-raising dinner.

Najib, Obama and Legacy 370

Is it possible that we are witnessing an age foreseen by the Old Testament prophet Isaiah?

Commemorating a piece of history

Masjid Machap, inscribed as heritage under the National Heritage Act in October 2009, reminds us of the confluence of the sinews and strands of our various histories.

The Star bags two MPI awards

KUALA LUMPUR: The Star bagged two prizes at the Malaysian Press Institute MPI-Petronas Malaysian Journalism Awards 2013.

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Sudanese militants kill two, kidnap three at oil field

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  2. MH370 search: Next 48 hours crucial, says Hishammuddin
  3. Gobind: My father was a simple man, who enjoyed simple things
  4. Former police chief recalls fond memories
  5. Karpal Singh: He never feared defeat, says Guan Eng
  6. Karpal Singh, my loving husband
  7. MERS virus: 64 villagers from Kampung Bintang quarantined for a week
  8. Death of a hero, birth of a legend
  9. ‘Don’t play the fool’ and other quotes by Karpal Singh
  10. Michael — shy man whose care spoke volumes


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