Thousands of Tongans were out in the streets to mourn their late King George Tupou V as he was buried in a state funeral. (March 27) Subscribe to the Associated Press: bit.ly Download AP Mobile: www.ap.org Associated Press on Facebook: apne.ws Associated Press on Twitter: apne.ws Associated Press on Google+: bit.ly
Tonga’s colouful King, George Tupou V, has died in a Hong Kong hospital aged 63. He often sported spurs and a pith helmet and rode around his tiny kingdom in a London taxi. Radio Australia’s Bruce Hill looks back on George Tupou V’s life.