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Malaysians’ voting eligibility age lowered to 18

Malaysians’ voting eligibility age lowered to 18

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian youths are set to contribute more towards strengthening democracy and shaping the nation once changes to the Constitution to lower the voting age from the current 21 years old to 18 years old are approved. The second reading of the amendment bill was tabled in Parliament by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad […]

N. Korea changes constitution to make Kim Jong-un official head of state

N. Korea changes constitution to make Kim Jong-un official head of state

North Korea has revised its constitution to stipulate that leader Kim Jong-un is the official head of state, according to a state media outlet. The new constitution, revised in April’s Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) session, states that the chairman of the State Affairs Commission (SAC), the communist state’s highest seat of power, serves as its […]

Hungarians Oppose New Constitution

Hungarians Oppose New Constitution

Hungarian President Pal Schmitt speaks during a gala ceremony in honor of the country’s new constitution at the State Opera House in Budapest Jan. 2, 2012. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people on Monday protested against the new constitution, which came into force on Jan. 1. <Photo: Xinhua/Peter Kollanyi> news@theasian.asia   news@theasian.asia

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