10 must-reads for today

Madam Leong Yuet Meng, owner of Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice, giving her staff instructions on how to prepare a customer's order.
Madam Leong Yuet Meng, owner of Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice, giving her staff instructions on how to prepare a customer's order.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
On the tour, participants will visit sites such as St George's Church in Harding Road.
On the tour, participants will visit sites such as St George's Church in Harding Road.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

The owner of Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice at Far East Square is looking to franchise out her business, which is best known for its traditional wonton noodles. Madam Leong Yuet Meng, 90, started the stall in 1962 and is still the driving force behind it.

In his annual Chinese New Year message, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Chinese Singaporeans have integrated into a larger, multiracial whole which differentiates them from Chinese societies in other parts of the world. But this Singapore Chinese identity is dynamic and will continue to evolve, he added.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 04, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Subscribe