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Lesson 17: Government Systems in Asia

Lesson 17: Government Systems in Asia

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Lesson 17: Government Systems in Asia

  1. 1. Government System in Asia
  2. 2.  Executive  Implementing  Legislative   the laws of the state Making and amending laws Judiciary  Maintains peace and order by rendering justice
  3. 3. Forms of Government System Government System Presidential System Parliamentary Federal System System Head of the state President/ Prime Minister Prime Minister/ Premier Roles: •Head of executive branch •Commander-in chief of the armed forces •Head of Executive branch Selection: • Directly voted by the citizens • Indirect/ voted by the Electoral college • Elected from the majority of the parliaments Terms: • Depends on the Constitution • 4-6 years • Depending on the response of the Parliament/ diet
  4. 4. Forms of Government System Government System Presidential System Rights: •Appoint officials in his cabinet and Judiciary department Asian Countries adopted the system: • Philippines, Indonesia, and Cyprus. •Armenia, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, and Yemen. Parliamentary Federal System System • India, Israel, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Singapore, Timor Leste, and Turkey. • India, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, and Malaysia. • Philippines, China, and indonesia
  5. 5. Types of Government Power from a Single Authority Power in the hands of the few 1. Monarchy: 1. Communist • Ruled by a king/queen or • Classless society Emperor/empress • No privatization but a collective ownership.  Absolute Monarchy • China, Vietnam, North -Monarchs are more Korea. powerful than a constitution. 2. Theocracy - Kingdom of Oman, • No separation of the Brunei, Qatar, and Saudi laws of the state and Arabia. the church. • Iran Limited or Constitutional Monarchy -Exercise power according to the constitution - At present monarchs play the role of the Ambassadors. Power in the hands of many 1. Democracy • Power of the authority lies in the hands of the people.
  6. 6. Types of Government Power from a Single Authority 2. Totalitarianism • Exercised by a single dictator • Seek assistance from the military • Afghanistan, Iraq, Philippines, Syria, Myanmar, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Power in the hands of the few Power in the hands of many

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