Spirited debate on hawker culture shows investment in its survival: National Heritage Board

The showcase, called Our SG Hawker Culture, which opened at Tiong Bahru Market on Oct 25, 2018, will travel to 13 locations over the next three months.
The showcase, called Our SG Hawker Culture, which opened at Tiong Bahru Market on Oct 25, 2018, will travel to 13 locations over the next three months.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

SINGAPORE - Solutions arising from the ongoing heated public discussions on the issues faced by new hawker centres managed by socially conscious enterprises could be included in Singapore’s nomination dossier to Unesco.

These centres have come under the spotlight after food critic and Makansutra founder K.F. Seetoh claimed they were being run like “a hard-core commercial foodcourt management system” in late August. 

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