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

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

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