Fowk's Action Pairty

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.

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

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.


  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. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
  4. "You can cage the singer". The Economist. London. 4 November 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2011.