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Sports events planned as part of Independence Day celebrations

The News International 12 Aug 2022
They said that on August 13, Mixed Martial Arts competitions, musical night and fireworks will be held in Mardan, while on August 14, Tonga Race will be held at Peshawar Sports Complex in Peshawar. Also, there will also be other competitions including display of Vintage Car, Tonga ...

Tonga reopens borders after 2-year Covid-19 closure, and returning islanders cry tears of joy

South China Morning Post 02 Aug 2022
The first arrivals at Tonga’s international airport were greeted with garlands, music and tears, as families were reunited. More than 3,000 Tongans were stuck overseas when the country’s borders shut in 2020 ... .

Raj Kapoor's favourite and also Benazir's: How Mukesh's melodious songs enthralled all

International Business Times 23 Jul 2022
Films banner or otherwise, it was all due to two musical titans who weaned him off being a Saigal clone ... Mukesh Chandra Mathur had displayed an interest in music right from his childhood, convincing his elder sister's music teacher to tutor him too ... His old schoolmate Roshan provided the music and Indeevar the lyrics. Tonga driver.

‘Pacific Cinewaves’: South Seas cinema at Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

People's World 10 May 2022
This is an uplifting music video featuring dancers and musicians from Fiji, Tonga, Banaba, Rotuma, Marshall Islands and the Solomon Islands who are celebrating their ethnic identities and ancestral homelands through song, choreography and cinematography.

Listening to Lata Mangeshkar in Lahore

Indian Express 08 Feb 2022
As we stood on the roadside, waiting for the tonga to take us to school, the surrounding tea stalls all played Hindi filmi music ... their connections with music directors and lyricists; and to know some basic facts alongside, including that the two most familiar names of Hindi music, Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, were sisters.

Joe Rogan, Spotify, and the difference between speech and association

Columbia Journalism Review 31 Jan 2022
The British singer James Blunt, meanwhile, jokingly threatened to release new music should Spotify fail to act ... Tonga is not for sale ... Some of the nuances of this debate are pretty specific—moderating audio is hard; Spotify also hosts music, which does not have the same needs as news—but it mostly boils down to a more fundamental conceptual question.

What's the Buzz: Drag queens and a polar plunge to brighten up your winter

The Daily Jeff 27 Jan 2022
From local music and shows to options for those of you who don’t mind traveling a bit, there’s something for everyone ... Happy Trails DJ service will be providing music, and concessions will be available for donation ... A full day of activities is planned, with a silent auction, art walk, and live music.

EXPLAINER: 5G and air travel

Caledonian Record 18 Jan 2022
CEOs of the nation’s largest airlines say that interference from the wireless service on a key instrument on planes is worse than they originally thought ... Here is a rundown of the issue from The Associated Press ... Both ... “If U.S ... +29. Despite huge volcano blast, Tonga avoids widespread disaster. +3. Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88.

‘Not knowing is heartbreaking’: sleepless nights among Tongan diaspora after contact with country cut off

The Observer 17 Jan 2022
Since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcano erupted on Saturday, Seini Taumoepeau has barely slept ... Tonga volcano eruption ... ‘We’re going to pray and play music and wait,’ so everyone was waiting online together through the night.” ... Tsunami-hit Tonga faces communication challenges, says Jacinda Ardern – video.

Criss Waddle accuses Joey B of failing to adhere to his promise

Ghana Web 12 Jan 2022
The ‘Tonga’ hitmaker in December performed at the first edition of the ... The artiste is the composer of the popular Ghanaian songs ‘Tonga’, ‘Strawberry’, ‘Cigarette’ among others and has been in the Ghanaian music scene for awhile with lots of collaborations with other artistes.
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Tonga national rugby league team

Kasivaki: An Ancient Tongan Game That Was More Than Underwater Rugby

Ancient Origins 06 Dec 2021
When most people think of the sport rugby, Tonga is not at the top of the list of competitors ... The players were all male and the sport was often played in front of chiefs or the ancient kings of Tonga ... The term “faiva” is normally used within and outside of Tonga to refer to Tongan performance arts, including dance, music, and poetry ... Tonga.” n.d.

Thailand reopens to vaccinated tourists from 60 countries including the UK, China, USA and most ...

The Daily Mail 01 Nov 2021
Thailand has reopened its borders to vaccinated tourists from over 60 'low-risk' countries including UK, China, the US and most of Europe after 18 months of strict Covid restrictions ... Pictured. Tourists walk on a beach in Phuket on Monday ... Tonga to lock down for a week after recording its first... Shot dead for playing music at a wedding reception ... .

44th Gawad Urian nominees revealed

Manila Bulletin 28 Aug 2021
... is Without Sin”Manet Dayrit, “Magikland”Jether Amar and Manny Angeles, “Hayop Ka”Ramona Diaz, “A Thousand CutsNick Ellsberg, “Watch ListLawrence Fajardo, “Kintsugi”Noah Tonga, “Alter Me”. Best Music..

I discovered Eno Barony – Danso Abiam

Ghana Web 16 Aug 2021
“Eno Barony wasn't into music” at that time. He also urged Ghanaians to support music brewed in Ghana ... Eno Barony, born Ruth Eno Adjoa Amankwah Nyame Adom, hit the music scene in 2014 after performing a remix of Joey B and Sarkodie's song, ‘Tonga’.

AP PHOTOS: Tokyo Games open with pomp despite circumstance

ABC News 23 Jul 2021
Hard to find familiar faces beneath all their facemasks, but shirtless, glistening Pita Taufatofua stood out again while carrying Tonga's flag for the third time.

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In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and Taiwanese President President Tsai Ing-wen arrive for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022
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