Comparing the Governments and Economies of China, India, Japan, and Korea
The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the government and economies of four countries in Asia: China, India, Japan, and Korea. Topics that will be discussed are their governments, economies, resources, and citizens.
China China, officially the People’s Republic of China, is a single-party state, meaning there is only one political party. China was founded on January 1, 1912. The per Capita GDP for the country is $5,600. The National People’s Congress elects the president (head of state), currently Hu Jintau. The president nominates the Premier (Head of Government), currently Wen Jiabao. Major political parties include the Communist Party of …show more content…
Japan Japan is a unitary parliamentary democracy. There is only one political party: the Imperial Rule Assistance Organization. Japan was founded on May 3, 1947. The per Capita GDP for the country is $29,400. Japan has an emperor (head of state), Akihito, who was appointed based upon his relation to the previous emperor. The Prime Minister (head of government) is Shinzo Abe. Also, the citizen’ roles are to follow laws and to be loyal to their country. The national literacy rate is 99%. Citizens cannot vote, rather members of the “Diet” are allowed to vote for elections. Citizens have limited say in the