Bhutan's government is a democratic constitutional monarchy. For many years, it was an absolute monarchy. The fourth king of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck, formed a Council of Ministers in 1999 before abdicating in favor of his son in December 2006.Know More
The fourth king also announced that Bhutan would hold elections in 2008. In fact, elections for the Upper House were held in 2007, a few months after the king removed the ban on political parties. Bhutan's constitution was adopted in 2008.
As of 2014, Bhutan's head of state is its fifth king, Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck. The Prime Minister is Tshering Tobgay of the People's Democratic Party.Learn more about Types of Government
The Singapore government describes itself as a "sovereign republic." It has three governing bodies: the executive, the legislative and the judiciary. English common law is the foundation for its legal system.Full Answer >
As of 2014, China is a communist country run by a single political party known as the Communist Party of China. The official name of China is the People's Republic of China. The president is Xi Jinping and the Premier is Li Keqiang.Full Answer >
Italy has a parliamentary democratic republic form of government with a multiparty system. There are three branches of power: the executive, the legislative and the judiciary branch.Full Answer >
Canada's government is a federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. This means that Canada, as a federation, is governed by a both provincial and federal governments.Full Answer >