Brian Martin

Recent and archived articles by Brian Martin

19 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

The game of geopolitics

Malaysia is performing a delicate balancing act between two superpowers.

7 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

New benchmark in range finding

PICTURE this scenario. You are roughly 100m from the pin (that’s what the distance marker indicates) with a good chance of knocking it close and making your first birdie of the day.

Soudan confident the new device will make its mark
5 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Time right to set up police watchdog

“THIS is a country that is governed by the rule of law not the jungle. You cannot abduct people in broad daylight, in circumstances like this. This cannot occur in a civilised society and there must be repercussions.”

22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Under a cloud of uncertainty

“You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing lately...Depart, I say; and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go.” - Oliver Cromwell

In a bind: May making a statement at 10 downing Street in London. — Bloomberg
8 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Risky business of overseas ‘jobs’

The promise of lucrative salaries are luring many Malaysians abroad but most are scams leaving these job seekers cheated and in need of rescuing.

22 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Scouting for better ties

TODAY is an important day for the global scouting movement.

8 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Timely reminder of good journalism

There are people, lots of them, who fall prey to purveyors of fake news on a daily basis.

25 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Engaging with the electorate

BY all accounts, tomorrow’s Cameron Highlands by-election is going to be a closely fought affair that could go down the wire.

11 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Our parks need protection

Set up the National Heritage Trust as soon as possible so that our green jewels can be managed well.

28 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

New dawn a letdown for many

Malaysians who woke up on May 10 to a promise of a new beginning are feeling betrayed by the petty squabblings of leaders as they struggle to make ends meet.