Thinking Aloud

Who will save hawker food?

High rentals and long hours make the trade unattractive to young Singaporeans

Singapore's bid for international recognition of its hawker culture deserves support.

Who can argue against its unbeatable $3 char kway teow and round-the-clock hawker centres?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 16, 2018, with the headline 'Who will save hawker food?'. Print Edition | Subscribe