Citizens attend a protest against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's attempts to amend the nation's pacifist Constitution in Tokyo, Japan, on May 3, 2017.
President Park Geun-hye proposed revising the Constitution on Monday, calling South Korea’s single-term restriction on presidents outdated. Her initiative is the first serious attempt to rewrite the country’s Constitution since it was last amended in 1987 to end decades of military dictatorship.
Official campaigning for the July 10 Japanese House of Councillors election kicked off on Wednesday with the ruling coalition that groups the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito Party contesting with the opposition parties over policies on economy and Constitution amendment.
Leaders of Japanese political parties on Tuesday debated on key political and economic issues ahead of the upcoming House of Councillors election slated for July 10, with the ruling camp seeking to gain over two thirds of the seats in the chamber so as to launch a Constitution amendment motion.
Japan's main opposition Democratic Party on Wednesday pledged to block the controversial revision to a key pacifist clause in the Constitution being pitched by the ruling bloc, as the party set out its campaign platform for the upper house election on July 10.
Some 50,000 people rallied in Tokyo on Tuesday on the occasion of the 69th Constitution Memorial Day of Japan to protest against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's unwanted attempts to amend the nation's pacifist Constitution.
China's top legislator Zhang Dejiang on Wednesday lauded "full and effective enforcement" of the country's Constitution in the past year, as China presses ahead on its rule of law drive.
Upholding the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the US means the Philippines gets to strengthen its defenses but loses its sovereignty, according to the four dissenting justices of the Supreme Court.
India has welcomed recent decisions made by the Nepal government to amend the new Constitution to address demands of the Madhesi parties and resolve prevailing strife in the Terai region of Nepal, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.
India's moon rover confirmed the presence of sulfur and detected several other elements near the lunar south pole as it searches for signs of frozen water nearly a week
Russian investigators confirmed that Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was killed in a plane crash earlier this week, according to Russian media on Sunday."As part
Israel's foreign minister arrived in Bahrain on Sunday for talks with senior officials in his first visit to one of the Gulf Arab states with ties to Israel.Eli Cohen w
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The BRICS Business Council (BBC) Annual Meeting 2023 was convened on August 21 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chen Siqing, chairman of BBC's China Chapter, said that BR
Rescuers on Monday faced a growing race against time to find survivors from the rubble of devastated villages in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, three days after the country
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday met with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Kyiv as the senior U.S. official made a surprise visit
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At the invitation of the government of the Republic of India, Premier Li Qiang of China's State Council will attend the 18th G20 Summit to be held in New Delhi, India d
A new report shows that more than 76.4 percent of China's population are now internet users, with better digital skills than ever before.The report, released on Monday
Thousands of South Korean people including fishermen, activists and politicians continued a weekend rally in central Seoul on Saturday, protesting against Japan's dumpi
Niger's police has been instructed to proceed with the expulsion of French Ambassador to Niger Sylvain Itte, after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum granted to hi
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South Korean fishermen have suffered a sharp fall in the sale of aquatic products after Japan's dumping of nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean."Fishermen are
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