Bak chor mee with hum? Hawker dishes to warm the cockles of your heart

During his National Day Rally speech on Aug 29, PM Lee included a reference to bak chor me "with or without hum". PHOTOS: ST FILE, WONG AH YOKE
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SINGAPORE - When Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong urged Singaporeans to pay a bit more for their food to help lift salaries for low-wage workers in his National Day Rally speech last Sunday, he slipped in a joke.

"Pay a little bit more for some of our favourite things, like bubble tea or bak chor mee - with or without hum - to help the shop cover higher cleaning and waste collection costs," he said.

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