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Royal farewell to Soeharto

  • The Jakarta Post

Karanganyar, Central Java | Tue, January 29 2008 | 12:25 pm

PREMIUM Former president Soeharto, who died on Sunday, was given a state funeral likened to the burial ceremonies of the ancient Javanese kings at his family mausoleum in Karanganyar, Central Java, on Monday. Soeharto's body was carried in a military hearse at the head of a long procession from Adi Sumarmo airport in Surakarta (Solo) to the Astana Giribangun cemetery, where his wife Siti Hartinah (Tien...