Finding hawkers on Google Maps is now a reality

More than 6,000 hawker stalls across Singapore's 114 hawker centres are featured on Google Maps platform.
More than 6,000 hawker stalls across Singapore's 114 hawker centres are featured on Google Maps platform.ST PHOTO: PHILIP CHEONG

When Mr Lim Hee Siah, 55, started out as a hawker three decades ago, the best way to get publicity was through word of mouth from satisfied customers.

Now that the ways of finding and talking about good food are increasingly shifting online, Mr Lim wants to make his Changi Village Hawker Centre stall more visible in the virtual world.

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