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17 Mar 2020 - In conjunction of partial lockdown of the COVID-19 outbreak, and the public are advised to stay at home, Astro now opens all movie channels to all Astro subscribers. Meanwhile for Njoi, only Nat Geo Wild and Kix will be opened. Selected movie channels are also available for viewing via Astro Go.
At the same time, Astro Wah Lai Toi will be replaced by TVB Jade where TVB Jade channel is now part of Dynasty pack starting 10 March 2020. Also, Asian Action Channel (ch327) and TVB Classic Movies (ch328) will be ceased on 5 April as Jade pack will be removed on 5 April 2020. The monthly billing will be revised to existing Jade pack customers to no longer charging RM15.90/month of Jade pack. Official statement from Astro: Source: 
Wah Lai Toi | TVB Jade will be included as part of the Dynasty Pack. As such, Jade Pack, Asian Action Channel and Classic Movies Channel will be ceased on 5 April 2020. Customers on Jade Pack who would like to continue watching Wah Lai Toi | TVB Jade, TVB E-News, TVB Xing He, TVBS Asia would need to subscribe to the Dynasty Pack.
11 Jan 2020 - HITS Movies will available on Astro starting 17 Jan 2020 on channel 401 (HD). Free channel preview are given to all Astro customers until 16 Mar 2020, then it will be included in Movies pack. Source: 
18 Dec 2019 - Astro announces that both DIVA and E! channel will be ceased on 31 Dec 2019. This decision is due to the channel provider, NBC Universal, has decided to ceasing the 2 channels throughout all pay TV operators in Asia, hence Astro viewers will be affected in this cessation. At the same time, Astro also announced that they will be bringing a once Astro Go exclusive channel, Comedy Central channel, to be made available to Astro customers from 1 Jan 2020 at 6am. The channel will be CH 718 (HD) and it's available only to Variety Pack customers with HD subscription. As for DIVA, there is no channel replacement for that.
21-22 Nov 2019 - 5 new HD simulcast channels for kids launches. Astro Xiao Tai Yang (304) Astro Ceria (631) Nickelodeon (632) Disney Channel (635) Cartoon Network (636)
13 Nov 2019 - Astro announces the 4K UHD service, with the new Ultra Box. On top of Astro UHD channel on CH 780, there is also 2 Astro Best UHD channels on CH 498 and CH 499.
15 Oct 2019 - New 8 simulcast HD channels launches. - Animal Planet (576) - Crime + Investigation (716) - Discovery Channel (572) - Discovery Science (574) - DMAX (717) - E! (718) - AL Jazeera English (535) - BBC World News (534)
28 Sep 2019 - All channels and On Demand content can be watched for free to all Astro customers and Astro Go users except Astro First, Astro Best and beIn Sports Rugby channel.
Astro was voted the Putra Brand of the Year and inducted into the Putra Hall of Fame for 10th consecutive win in Media Network category at the Putra Brand Awards 2019. To thank Malaysians, Astro is offering complimentary viewing of all shows on Astro and Astro Go from 12:01AM on Sunday, 29 September to 11:59PM on Sunday, 13 October 2019.
In addition, Astro is also offering a 10% discount on all TV products on Go Shop channels and three special channels from 12:01AM on Friday, 4 October 2019 to 11:59PM on Sunday,6 October 2019. Key in the promo code THANKS10 to enjoy 10% off, with no minimum spend required. Only one promo code can be used at one time.
*Excluding Astro First, Astro Best and Rugby World Cup CH825
30 Sep/1 Oct 2019 - Tara HD ceases on 12am, replaces with Colors Hindi HD as replacement. Colors Hindi HD starts on 1 Oct 6am.
15 June - 1 July 2019 - Channel preview on Kids pack to all Astro customers.
22-26 May 2019 - Sun News (ch204) temporary channel is made available to all Astro customers for free, in conjunction to India General Election.
1 Mar 2019 - Zee Tamil HD has been ceased. Our channel partner, Zee TV, has informed us that Zee Tamil HD (CH 232) will no longer be available on Astro platforms effective 1 March 2019 at 12am (midnight). We regret any inconvenience caused and thank you for your support.
Starting 1st March 2019 midnight 12.00am, the SD channel of Disney XD will be cease on Astro and NJOI, leaving only the HD version of the channel available. Non-HD subscribers are required to subscribe to at least Family HD pack or HD service to continue watching Disney XD.
At the same time, Nat Geo Wild and Asian Food Channel will be available in HD, along with the SD versions respectively. It will be on CH 570 (HD) and CH 730 (HD) respectively, and non-HD subscribers are required to subscribe to at least Family HD pack or HD service to watch these 2 channels in HD quality.
Hi. Astro continuously reviews its content proposition to offer the best choices and a variety of compelling content for our customers for the best viewing experience in HD. In line with this, our customers on the Family HD Pack will receive two new HD channels at no additional cost: Nat Geo Wild HD (CH 570) and Asian Food Channel HD (CH 730) effective 1 March 2019 at 12:01am. To this end also, Disney XD (CH 617) will cease transmission starting 28 February 2019 at 11.59pm for Astro and also NJOI. Customers on the Family HD Pack can continue to enjoy Disney XD HD (CH 637). Customers can upgrade to HD services via CH 200, online self-service (www.login.astro.com.my) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We apologise for any inconvenience caused
Starting 14th December 2018, both Lifetime (ch709) and FYI (ch736) will cease transmission on Astro.
Astro continuously reviews its content proposition to offer the best choices and a variety of compelling content for our customers. In line with this, any channel that is unable to fulfil these objectives will be discontinued. To this end, we regret to inform that FYI (CH 736) and Lifetime (CH 709) will cease transmission with effect from 14 December 2018 at 12:10am and 12:40am respectively. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
No any channel replacement are announced by Astro so far.
Lifetime is on Channel 709 (HD) under Variety pack, while FYI is on Channel 736 (SD) under Metro pack.