23 May '11, 11pm

Even businesses are not afraid to declare their appreciation for an Opposition party openly now.

Even businesses are not afraid to declare their appreciation for an Opposition party openly now.

SINGAPORE: A group of business owners has taken out an advertisement in a Chinese-language newspaper, congratulating the Workers' Party on its performance in the recent General Election. The advertisement, which appeared on Page 2 of ZB on Sunday - the Sunday edition of Lianhe Zaobao - congratulated WP's Aljunied team of party chief Low Thia Khiang, party chairman Sylvia Lim, Mr Chen Show Mao, Mr Muhamad Faisal Manap and Mr Pritam Singh, and Hougang Member of Parliament (MP) Yaw Shin Leong, as well as new Non-Constituency MPs Yee Yenn Jong and Gerald Giam. TODAY contacted one of those whose name appeared in the congratulatory advertisement. Declining to be quoted for this news report, he said that he contributed to the cost of the advertisement as a gesture of appreciation to the opposition party for using their services. Others who contributed to the advertisement include...

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