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News Tongo Culture: Chris Hill: Great Britain debut a source of pride for Warrington co-captain despite tour record

Published on: Friday 24 January 2020
Chris Hill: Great Britain debut a source of pride for Warrington co-captain despite tour record
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/51242933

Hill was part of a Lions squad that lost all four Tests - against Tonga, twice against New Zealand and then against ... "But as an experience - going to Papua New Guinea and seeing how their culture ...

News Tongo Culture: GCW Denies Offering Enzo Amore $25,000 To Wrestle Tama Tonga

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
GCW Denies Offering Enzo Amore $25,000 To Wrestle Tama Tonga
News source: http://whatculture.com/wwe/gcw-denies-offering-enzo-amore-25-000-to-wrestle-tama-tonga

Dear readers, we regret to inform you that Enzo 'nZo' Amore is at it again. The former 'Realest Guy in the Room' is currently involved in a daft Twitter feud with Toma Tonga. As part of this, ...

News Tongo Culture: Gay Tongan swimmer Amini Fonua has big goals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
Gay Tongan swimmer Amini Fonua has big goals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
News source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/118826758/gay-tongan-swimmer-amini-fonua-has-big-goals-for-2020-tokyo-olympics

"My best time is a 1:02 [one minute two seconds], qualifying time is a 1:01 - definitely do-able." Now based in New Jersey in the US, Fonua was born and raised in Auckland but also spent time in Tonga ...

News Tongo Culture: PM acknowledges pageant’s contributions to promote culture

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
PM acknowledges pageant’s contributions to promote culture
News source: https://www.thenational.com.pg/pm-acknowledges-pageants-contributions-to-promote-culture/

Marape thanked the 12 contestants representing Samoa, Tonga, American Samoa, Tuvalu, Nauru, Fiji, Tahiti, the Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands, Wallis and Futuna and Papua New Guinea ...

News Tongo Culture: Kalani Sitake's 3-year contract extension a win for BYU football players, culture

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
Kalani Sitake's 3-year contract extension a win for BYU football players, culture
News source: https://www.ksl.com/article/46676386/kalani-sitakes-3-year-contract-extension-a-win-for-byu-football-players-culture

For many of the players on the current roster, head football coach Kalani Sitake was the primary reason they came to BYU. And his three-year contract extension was a personal goal, tucked in the back of their minds, all season long.

News Tongo Culture: Tiki bars are built on cultural appropriation and colonial nostalgia. Where’s the reckoning?

Published on: Wednesday 27 November 2019
Tiki bars are built on cultural appropriation and colonial nostalgia. Where’s the reckoning?
News source: https://www.latimes.com/food/story/2019-11-27/tiki-bar-problems

Yet this sophisticated culture of drinks has been tethered to a crude imperialist fantasy that has ... Places like the Luau in Beverly Hills, the Tonga Room in San Francisco and the Mai-Kai in Fort ...

News Tongo Culture: Folau's league bid falters as Tonga bosses suspended

Published on: Thursday 26 September 2019
Folau's league bid falters as Tonga bosses suspended
News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/folaus-league-bid-falters-tonga-bosses-suspended-172514325--spt.html

Sacked Wallaby star Israel Folau's bid to revive his career playing rugby league for Tonga suffered a setback on Friday when officials backing the plan were suspended over unrelated matters. The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) said it had taken action against the board of Tonga'

News Tongo Culture: That French flair is all around us... except in France: Emile Ntamack fears over 'loss of culture'

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
That French flair is all around us... except in France: Emile Ntamack fears over 'loss of culture'
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/rugbyunion/article-7541933/That-French-flair-except-France-Emile-Ntamack-fears-loss-culture.html

First, let’s get past Tonga. Nobody expects them to beat England but maybe ... ‘Sometimes we are prisoners of our own culture,’ says Ntamack. ‘We don’t give talent time. I can remember when Andrew ...

News Tongo Culture: Pacific Tourism Officials upskill knowledge of Chinese

Published on: Thursday 11 July 2019
Pacific Tourism Officials upskill knowledge of Chinese
News source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1907/S00093/pacific-tourism-officials-upskill-knowledge-of-chinese.htm

Suva, July 12 2019 - A delegation of staff from Pacific National Tourism Offices, tourism private sector and the South Pacific Tourism Organization were in Guangzhou China, from 24th June to 4th July to attend the 1st Tourism Human Resource Development ...

News Tongo Culture: Indigenous Female Artists Take Center Stage in Hawaii

Published on: Thursday 11 July 2019
Indigenous Female Artists Take Center Stage in Hawaii
News source: https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/art-books-music/a27458370/female-indigenous-artists-hawaii-honolulu-biennial/

“It was at the forefront of our minds,” says curator Nina Tonga, when asked about the biennial’s diversity. “These things don't happen by accident,” she says, adding that it was her goal to “to show ...

News Tongo Culture: Whale secrets: Annabelle Wall tells what you didn't know about giants of the sea

Published on: Tuesday 09 July 2019
Whale secrets: Annabelle Wall tells what you didn't know about giants of the sea
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7215627/Whale-secrets-Annabelle-Wall-tells-didnt-know-giants-sea.html

Ms Wall has swum just metres away from whales off the coast of Tonga and shared spectacular pictures of her ... Whale cultures differ between regions of the world, just like how people's culture vary ...

News Tongo Culture: 2 COs Reportedly Eligible for Promotion Even Though 4 Soldiers Died on Their Watch

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
2 COs Reportedly Eligible for Promotion Even Though 4 Soldiers Died on Their Watch
News source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/06/06/two-commanders-reportedly-promoted-even-though-4-soldiers-died-their-watch.html

This article by Jeff Schogol originally appeared on Task & Purpose, a digital news and culture publication dedicated to military ... by more than 100 ISIS fighters near the village of Tongo Tongo: ...

News Tongo Culture: As Students Clamor for More on Climate Change, Portland Heeds the Call

Published on: Sunday 09 June 2019
As Students Clamor for More on Climate Change, Portland Heeds the Call
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/09/us/portland-climate-change.html

For too many people, climate change is “about health and recycling,” said Pone Aisea, 18, whose family is from Tonga. “For us, it’s about our islands sinking. Our culture — all of it — would go away.” ...

News Tongo Culture: Whangārei Boys' High School students get uniform policy changed to include traditional sulu

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
Whangārei Boys' High School students get uniform policy changed to include traditional sulu
News source: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503450&objectid=12239045

So the Tuvaluan 15-year-old got together with friends Solomone Ahio, who is Tongan, and deputy head boy Kaline Masitabua, who is Fijian, and did exactly that. "I wanted to wear it to represent our ...

News Tongo Culture: 'Texas in my heart': Aging Tongans still call Euless home

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
'Texas in my heart': Aging Tongans still call Euless home
News source: https://www.dallasnews.com/life/aging-1/2019/06/06/aging-tongan-way

"We never lose our Tongan background," Asaeli says. "We raised our kids in the Tongan culture. That is our way. We are one big family. All fathers are our fathers, all our children are brothers and ...

News Tongo Culture: NRL intervention sets up international feast

Published on: Saturday 18 May 2019
NRL intervention sets up international feast
News source: https://www.theroar.com.au/2019/05/18/nrl-intervention-sets-up-international-feast/

We’re certainly living in unfamiliar times. So unfamiliar that you could be forgiven for thinking that rugby league finally has a sunny disposition. It looks like the NRL executive have been listening to fans more than ever and have created more large events plus more games in regional areas, grown the women’s game and also […]

News Tongo Culture: Happy 1st wedding anniversary, Prince Harry and Meghan! Celebrating 5 big moments from their huge year

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
Happy 1st wedding anniversary, Prince Harry and Meghan! Celebrating 5 big moments from their huge year
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Culture/happy-1st-wedding-anniversary-prince-harry-meghan-celebrating/story?id=62960183

Meghan and Prince Harry shared the news in October that they were expecting their first child, announcing it at the start of their major royal tour of New Zealand, Australia, Tonga and Fiji. ...

News Tongo Culture: Robins to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander culture throughout May

Published on: Friday 03 May 2019
News source: https://www.robins.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1834737/robins-to-celebrate-asian-american-pacific-islander-culture-throughout-may/

The Asian American Pacific Islander culture’s ties to U.S. Air Force history are long ... to people having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, the Marshalls or ...