Tue, 10 Apr 2012 23:57:23 GMT | By MSN Malaysia
Tuanku Abdul Halim, Malaysia's 14th Yang Di-Pertuan Agong

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Malaysia sees its unique rotating monarchy in full pomp and pageantry today as Tuanku Abdul Halim of Kedah is installed as the 14th Yang Di-Pertuan Agong.

The installation has special significance as Tuanku Abdul Halim will be ascending to the throne for the second time in his life, an event that has never occurred until today in Malaysian history.

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Apr 11, 2012 3:22AM
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Daulat Tuanku !  Daulat Tuanku !  Daulat Tuanku !
Apr 11, 2012 4:29AM
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2012 is indeed a remarkable year. May Tuanku and family be blessed with great health and long-lasting prosperity. Salute to the King of people's heart. Daulat Tuanku!

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