Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, through his privy council, has requested that provisions of a draft constitution regarding royal powers be amended, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday.
Turkey's parliament on Monday began debating a controversial new draft constitution aimed at expanding the powers of the presidency under Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Afghanistan's President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Thursday called for further public awareness of the constitution and its implementation as the country was observing the anniversary of its constitution.
The majority of voters across Thailand approved a junta-backed new draft constitution and an additional question in Sunday's referendum, paving the way for the formation of a civilian government supported by the military.
On the face of it, Shinzo Abe and Natsuo Yamaguchi are the very best of political allies. The front pages of Japan’s newspapers were last week dominated by pictures of the two party leaders smiling and embracing at the scale of their shared victory in the previous day’s election for the Upper House of the Diet.
"The new security laws are in violation of the pacifist constitution. They and Abe's attempts to amend the constitution, could see Japan return to militarism and are absolutely unacceptable to the people," said constitutional scholar Makoto Ito in a recent interview with Xinhua.
Nepalese Prime Minister Sharma Oli said on Wednesday that his government was not in crisis.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent statement regarding his eagerness to amend the nation's constitution while he is in office, drew flak Thursday from a senior lawmaker from within the ruling coalition.
A planned merger of the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and the Japan Innovation Party (JIP) may be approved as early as Friday, representatives from both parties confirmed Wednesday.
Nepal formally adopted a new constitution on Sunday, the first full-fledged one in the Himalayan nation after it became a democratic republic in 2008.
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