• Short Summary

    Malaysia has a new king and queen. They were crowned in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday?

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    Malaysia has a new king and queen. They were crowned in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday at a ceremony full of ancient Malay court tradition. The new King, Sultan Halim, at once proclaimed an end to the state of emergency which had been in effect for nearly two years.

    In one respect, the coronation was unique. The Malaysian ruler is the only King in the world who is democratically elected -- voted to the throne by Malaysian state rulers for a five-year term. Yoong Ping Lam was there to cover the ceremony for Visnews.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2PT72XFSJQD65QHO61URGV2X9
    Media URN:
    VLVA2PT72XFSJQD65QHO61URGV2X9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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