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Living 08 Sep 2018 | 8:00 AM

The Asian Games matter because they tell the world about uniquely Asian stories of triumph and loss

The 18th edition of the Asian Games, which ended in Indonesia on Sept 2, was once again a vital platform for continental skill.

Living 18 Aug 2018 | 6:05 AM

Singaporean Olympic superstar Joseph Schooling makes waves outside the pool

It has been a huge transition for Joseph Schooling, since finishing his collegiate stint and turning professional, but the swimmer says he is enjoying every minute of it.

Seniors 10 Aug 2018 | 5:01 PM

88-year-old fencer wants to make Malaysian fencing world class

For six decades, Ronnie Theseira has been keen to bring Malaysian fencing to the top.

Books 05 Aug 2018 | 8:15 AM

Lit that’s trending now: Books by refugees

A growing number of refugees have turned their harrowing experiences into memoirs and novels.

Europe 29 Jul 2018 | 7:01 AM

Russia's Kazan city is popular with the young

Kazan in Russia is a city that is increasingly popular with young people and tourists, one that combines tradition and optimism about the future.

Living 21 Jul 2018 | 6:03 AM

A word of praise from athletics legend Jesse Owens changed this Malaysian's life

When Olympic champion Jesse Owens visited his school and praised him for his sporting feat, it spurred this reader on to pursue, and excel in, athletics in college.

Entertainment 12 Jul 2018 | 6:02 AM

Malaysian singer Namewee in France, representing Japan. Wait, what?

Malaysian musician-cum-filmmaker Namewee is performing in Paris as a cultural ambassador for Japan. Talk about cross culture!

Living 26 Jun 2018 | 12:20 PM

Cracking art: Vietnamese craftsman makes World Cup mascots from eggshells

Cracking art: Vietnam craftsman scores big with his World Cup mascots made from eggshells

Family 19 Jun 2018 | 3:25 PM

Golfer Zulaikah Nurziana's biggest supporter is her dad

Nasser Hamid is more than willing to go the extra mile to support his daughter Zulaikah Nurziana's pursuit in golf. For Fathers Day, we celebrate the dads who help their kids be the best they can be.

Children 19 Jun 2018 | 3:00 PM

Wind beneath his special child’s wings

After his wife's death, Soo Kam Son took on the responsibility to care for his daughter, a slow learner. This Fathers Day, Star2 celebrates dads who help their children be the best they can be.