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Tonga’s King Tupou VI dissolves parliament, orders new election

August 25, 2017 9:00 pm
Tonga’s King Tupou VI dissolves parliament, orders new election

Tonga’s King Tupou VI Tonga’s King Tupou VI dissolved the Pacific island nation’s parliament Friday, dismissing Akilisi Pohiva, the first commoner to ever serve as prime minister. The country’s Crown Law office published an official “instrument of dissolution” signed by the monarch which dissolved parliament and called an election in […]

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Tonga (country)

December 20, 2012 1:19 pm

Tonga (country), independent island nation in the southern Pacific Ocean, located approximately 650 km (approximately 400 mi) southeast of Fiji and approximately 1,850 km (approximately 1,150 mi) northeast of New Zealand. Tonga is the only remaining Polynesian monarchy. Nukualofa is the country’s capital, chief port, and largest town. II LAND AND RESOURCES Tonga consists of more […]

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