Hawker Leong Yuet Meng of Nam Seng Noodle House cooks at her shop in Singapore in February 2019. Photo: Reuters
Hawker Leong Yuet Meng of Nam Seng Noodle House cooks at her shop in Singapore in February 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Singapore’s hawker culture clinches spot on Unesco’s intangible cultural heritage list

  • PM Lee Hsien Loong thanks generations of food vendors for ‘nourishing a nation’ and encourages Singaporeans to celebrate by ordering their favourite dish
  • The nation’s hawker culture joins more than 463 items already on the prestigious list of international treasures, including angklung music and kimchi making

Hawker Leong Yuet Meng of Nam Seng Noodle House cooks at her shop in Singapore in February 2019. Photo: Reuters
Hawker Leong Yuet Meng of Nam Seng Noodle House cooks at her shop in Singapore in February 2019. Photo: Reuters
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