What's so special about Singapore's hawker culture?

As the country bids for a listing on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, experts weigh in on what sets its hawker culture apart from the rest

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Beer and coffee are enjoyed across the globe, but the outsized role they play in two nations played a key role in their Unesco bids.

Take beer. When it comes to cold, frothy brews, Belgium stands out as a cultural heavy-hitter.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 02, 2018, with the headline What's so special about Singapore's hawker culture?. Subscribe