Close to half of all 18,000 hawker stalls in S'pore now accept cashless means

A Hawkers Go Digital programme launched in June has been key.
A Hawkers Go Digital programme launched in June has been key.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Generous cash incentives have led many hawkers onto the digitalisation track. Close to half of all 18,000 hawker stalls in Singapore now let customers pay via major banking apps and e-wallets by scanning a national QR code.

A Hawkers Go Digital programme launched in June by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) has been key.

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