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Don’t go wasting your emotion, lay all your love on this weeks episode of A Bit Of Culture, where innocuous lyrics set to thumping disco beats infuse the discussions around the cultural value of dating, the futility of regret and our favorite ABBA tunes.
This week Ali meets Ben Mandelson, a world musician, manager and producer to discuss his early days in punk and his subsequent foray into world music, which eventually led him to become the head honcho of WOMEX.
Michael Johnson and his golden shoes were virtually unbeaten in the long sprints in the 1990s, propelling him to world records in the 200m and 400m events for much of the decade. Discover how this track and field legend picked up sprinting, and how he feels his unconventional running style played a part in his success. We also give Malaysia’s first women-only outdoor fitness programme, Be WomanStrong by Kiakaha a shot, at the Bukit Kiara Recreational Park.
Captain Mike Parker, raised in North Carolina, began his military career serving as an enlisted soldier in the United States Army stationed in Germany in the mid-1980s. He later attended Western Carolina University and graduated in 1990 with a B.S. in Economics. Parker entered the United States Navy through the Aviation Officer Candidate School Program, receiving his commission in 1991 and following flight training, was designated a Naval Flight Officer in 1992. Currently Commodore of the Patrol and Reconnaisance Force, Seventh Fleet of the U.S. Navy he came by the studio to talk to us about his illustrious military career and how the U.S. Navy are assisting with the ongoing search for the missing MH370 flight.