The book begins with a concise overview of Singapore's politics and media industry, then examines tactics used by the People's Action Party (PAP) to maintain control of the media, such as manipulating market forces, pretending to embrace internal reform, and creating economic disincentives against non-cooperation with the state.
What does PAP stand for?
PAP stands for People's Action Party (Singapore)
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We have 456 other meanings of PAP in our Acronym Attic
- Pan-African Parliament (est. 2004)
- Papanicolaou (Pap test or Pap smear; named for George Papanicolaou)
- Paragon Adventure Park (Hazelton, PA)
- Password Authentication Protocol
- Past Assembly President
- Patient Assistance Program
- Payload Activity Plan
- Payload Attach Plate
- Pédagogie Active et Participative (French: Active and Participative Pedagogy)
- Pedigree Analysis Package
- People's Alliance Party (Solomon Islands)
- People's Armed Police (China)
- Performance Assessment Plan
- Performance Assurance Plan
- Performance Assurance Procedures
- Peroxidase-Antiperoxidase smear test (medical term)
- Personal Articles Policy (insurance)
- Personal Auto Policy
- Personnel Assistance Point
- Personnel Assurance Program
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Lee is Singapore's founding father and a veteran politician of the ruling People's Action Party.
The ruling People's Action Party recorded its lowest percentage of the vote since Singapore's independence in 1965 in parliamentary elections in May.
Singapore has fake democratic elections in which the ruling People's Action Party always won.
Singapore's only brush with communism occurred in the 1950s, when the dominant People's Action Party briefly co-operated with communists to end British colonial rule.