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K F Seetoh: 5,400 available F&B jobs are of no real help to hawkers

Singapore — On Wednesday morning (Sept 23), food guru K F Seetoh commented on reports that about 5,400 jobs were available in the food and beverage (F&B) sector, according to the print and online editions of The Straits Times (ST) the previous day. According to...

KF Seetoh criticizes panel meant to decide whether bicycles must have brakes after fatal bike incident

Entrepreneur-photojournalist, KF Seetoh, took to social media to call out the panel meant to decide whether bicycles must have brakes after a fatal fixed-gear bike incident earlier this year. A girl who fell to her death in January at a multi-storey carpark was riding her...

KF Seetoh queries hawker grants, Grace Fu responds to his Facebook post

Singapore -- Local food guru KF Seetoh, asking why only hawkers in National Environment Agency (NEA) hawker centres are eligible for grants and cash payouts, has received a response from Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu. Mr Seetoh, the founder of the Makansutra...

Makansutra founder calls out HDB parking system for silly error

Renowned local food guru KF Seetoh took to social media on Tuesday (Aug 11) to call out the Housing Development Board (HDB) parking system after a mistake in the Electronic Parking System appeared. Upon entry, many car parks have a board displaying the number of...

Makansutra founder praises opposition politicians Pritam Singh and Gilbert Goh

K.F. Seetoh, the founder of Makansutra took to social media to rain praise on opposition politicians Pritam Singh and Gilbert Goh. In a lengthy Facebook post on Friday (July 31), the renowned local food guru wrote: “i take a knee in deference and respect to...

Advocating for hawkers, KF Seetoh says, “there’s no lockdown, so don’t go punish yourself as if there is one”

Talking about the plight of ‘mom and pop’ hawker stalls, K.F. Seetoh says, “You still can go do takeaways or sit out in spacious airy areas (where you can social distance further and better than with your family at home). Please go support them,...

Makansutra founder on panic buying: “Eh, just buy what you need”

Singapore -- Hawker rights champion K F Seetoh, sharing a Facebook post by a lawyer in London that read "All those people panic buying, make sure you stock up on contraceptives/condoms, so you don’t produce any more idiots”, has added to the insult by...

KF Seetoh questions Foodfare’s response on CNY hawker closure, says “they need better empathy, PR and editors”

Championing for the rights of hawkers, the founder of Makansutra KF Seetoh took to social media and questioned NTUC Foodfare’s response when asked about the mandatory closure of their hawker centres over the Chinese New Year holidays. Late last week, Mr Seetoh called out the...

Makansutra Founder KF Seetoh calls out NTUC Foodfare for issuing circular to close hawker centre for CNY

Update as of 3.30pm on Jan 30: A spokesperson from NTUC Foodfare has responded to our queries and their full response can be found below. Founder of Makansutra and entrepreneur-photojournalist KF Seetoh called out the Hawker Centre Unit of NTUC Foodfare Co-operative for issuing a...

Makansutra’s KF Seetoh points out that there are 20,000 or so hawkers left out by Google maps

After Google announced a government-backed project (July 30) that would see food stalls located across 114 hawker centres in Singapore archived online, Makansutra’s founder KF Seetoh asked about a forgotten group – “the other 20 thousand plus hawkers and street food vendors sited in...