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Park Geun-hye proposed revising the Constitution on Monday, calling South Korea’s single-term restriction on presidents outdated.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.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), fresh from a landslide win in Sunday's Upper House election, is reported to be planning to start talks on revising Japan's post-war Constitution later this year.
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.
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