Fowk's Action Pairty

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Fowk's Action Pairty
ChairmanKhaw Boon Wan
Secretar-GeneralLee Hsien Loong
Foondit1954 (1954)
HeidquartersPCF Biggin
57B New Upper Changi Road
Singapore 463057
Youth weengYoung PAP
Membership15,000(2000) [1]
Social conservatism
Fiscal conservatism
Third Way
Democratic socialism
Poleetical poseetionCentre-richt
ColoursWhite, Blue, Reid
80 / 99

The Fowk's Action Pairty (abbrev: PAP; simplifeed Cheenese: 人民行动党; traditeeonal Cheenese: 人民行動黨; pinyin: Rénmín Xíngdòng Dǎng; Malay: Parti Tindakan Rakyat; Tamil: மக்கள் செயல் கட்சி) haes been Singapore's rulig poleetical pairty syne 1959. It is ane o the twa major pairties in Singapore, the ither bein the Wirkers' Pairty.

Syne the 1963 general elections, the PAP haes dominatit Singapore's parliamentary democracy an haes been central tae the ceety-state's rapid poleetical, social, an economic development.[2] However, it has been criticized for the passin o laws that suppress free speech an ither ceevil liberties.[3][4]

In the 2011 Singapore general election, the PAP wan 81 o the 87 constituency elected (99 tot) seats in the Parliament o Singapore while receivin 60.14% o tot votes cast, the lawest share garnered syne unthirldom.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Straits Times Weekly Edition, 30 December 2000.
  2. "A History of Singapore: Lion City, Asian Tiger". Discovery Channel. 2005.
  3. Muigai, Githu. "You can cage the singer". United Nations. Archived frae the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
  4. "You can cage the singer". The Economist. London. 4 November 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2011.