Thursday, July 31, 2008

King of Tonga Installed

Tonga Tonga_royal_flagCoronation activities are underway for King George Tupou V of Tonga.  In a surprising but welcome announcement, press reports indicate that the new King will move the monarchy to a more of a figurehead role, similar to a British-style constitutional monarchy.  Tonga will see its first democratic election of MPs in 2010.  Click here for more information.

(mew)

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