Chinese-owned businesses have also been attacked, just as in the recent Solomon Islands unrest, and possibly providing further evidence for Amy Chua’s hypothesis. The attitudes and actions of Tonga’s new king have proved fatal to his government’s legitimacy.Let us hope that the actions of what have been called "drunken youths" will not prove fatal to an eventual, peaceful replacement for the monarchy.
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