Hawker centres may be a feature of every heartland neighbourhood, having become part of many working Singaporeans' lifestyle.
Yet the way they have been run since they were first built in the 1970s to resettle street hawkers has changed little over the years. That is until the emergence of the social-enterprise hawker centres, which were meant to herald a new way of operation - making them cleaner, more vibrant, and even helping young hawkers find a foothold.
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