Tag: hawker culture

Coronavirus crisis causes new challenges for already embattled hawkers

Singapore—The hawker culture is an integral part of Singapore’s daily life, but even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, many hawkers were already having difficulties...

Netizens help French exchange student understand Singapore’s hawker food culture

Singapore—Being in a foreign land is not always easy, given the abundant cultural differences that can lead to miscommunication, misunderstandings and the like, as...

Trevor Noah’s S’pore shows sold out, the comedian takes some time out to experience...

Singapore – Popular stand-up comedian Trevor Noah is in Singapore for the first time to perform two shows at The Star Theatre on August...

Going against the grain: Science teacher turned hawker loves what she does

Singapore—Not every hawker ends up getting written up about by KF Seetoh himself, so Melissa Lim already has some bragging rights. Ms Lim, a...

Malaysian deputy minister suggests joint UNESCO hawker culture nomination with Singapore

George Town—Malaysia’s Deputy Tourism and Culture Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik said on Tue, Apr l 2, that since hawker food is common to both...

Makansutra’s KF Seetoh: Hawker auntie came up to hug me after cleaning fees went...

The founder of Makansutra K.F. Seetoh took to Facebook earlier today to express how the little pushes that people give result in changes to...

Hawker troubles: S’pore hawker fare cheaper than HK and M’sia, median age of hawkers...

Singapore is well known for its hawker food stalls, which are indeed considered a national treasure. They were prominently featured in this year’s summer...

Malaysians try to foil SG’s attempt for hawker culture to be on UNESCO list;...

The rivalry between Singapore and its neighbour Malaysia has reached a peak after many Malaysians criticized Singapore’s attempt for the United Nations Educational, Scientific...

Makansutra’s KF Seetoh: “Hawkers should write in to SMS Amy Khor since she personally...

Lately, founder of Makansutra KF Seetoh has been under the spotlight regarding the issue of hawker centres. In an exclusive with TISG, Seetoh talks...

Singaporeans upset that committee to support hawker culture’s UNESCO bid has only one (semi-retired)...

To support Singapore's bid to have hawker culture included in UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, a 14-member nomination committee...
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