Rainbow connection: Preserving the colourful melamine bowls and plates of hawker centres

Hawker Colours: Melamine Tableware In Singapore is available in five of the shades that hawker centre bowls and plates come in. PHOTOS: HAWKER COLOURS, CURRENCY
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SINGAPORE – What is in the colour of a plate? Well, quite a lot, it seems, for some hawkers. 

Mr Sumadi Sapari, the third-generation owner of Selamat Datang Warong Pak Sapari, uses yellow bowls as a way of keeping his late father’s memory alive. 

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