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Tonga Postpones Coronation Public Holiday

Source: Matangi Tonga
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2006
Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

The coronation of Tonga's King Siaosi Tupou V has been postponed for 12 months, following the destruction of central Nuku'alofa by riot and fires on November 16.

The coronation is now set for August 1, 2008, a year later than originally planned (2006-11-01), the Prime Minister's Office, in Nuku'alofa confirmed today.

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