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Prince William and Duchess Catherine to visit Borneo rainforests
Jul 26, 2012, 12:01 GMT
Britain's Prince William and Duchess Catherine are to visit Borneo's rainforests.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will take in one of the world's most remote inhabited islands on their second royal tour together, which will see them take in Singapore, Malaysia and the Solomon Islands.
William and Catherine - who tied the knot in April last year - will stay overnight on the Pacific Island of Tuvalu, which is the world's fourth smallest country and is home to only 10,000 people.
The couple will be the first members of the royal family to visit the country since Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip sailed to the land mass in 1982, but the duke and duchess are flying to the small airport, where they will be garlanded with flowers upon their arrival.
William and Catherine - who was known as Kate Middleton prior to her wedding - will arrive in Singapore on September 11 before heading to the Malaysian capital city of Kuala Lumpur and then onto the province of Sabah, Borneo.
The pair - who visited Canada and the US in July last year - will then fly to the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, where they will complete their jaunt on September 19.
The duke and duchess's forthcoming tour will see them represent the queen in celebration of her Diamond Jubilee.
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