Singapore restaurants hire cabbies to fulfil CNY takeaway orders

Chinese restaurant Si Chuan Dou Hua has already had to close its CNY orders due to demand. Here’s how a meal gets delivered from the restaurant kitchen to the customer.

SINGAPORE - Restaurants are so swamped with takeaway orders from those celebrating Chinese New Year at home that they have hired taxi drivers to deliver food, and are offering discounts for self-collection.

They have set up logistics teams to ensure things run smoothly and one has stopped taking orders for Chinese New Year's Eve on Thursday.

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