Albert Tay’s business of making giant joss sticks by hand is a vanishing trade. Photo: Sean Lee for Tay Guan Heng

The last giant joss stick makers of Singapore are burning to the end

  • Albert Tay’s business may well be the last of its kind in the Lion City
  • His craft has been handed down through the generations, but young Singaporeans have no interest in it – and Covid-19 could be the killer blow
Topic |   Singapore
Albert Tay’s business of making giant joss sticks by hand is a vanishing trade. Photo: Sean Lee for Tay Guan Heng
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