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Let foreigners be hawkers, if all else fails: “ang moh”

“If all else fails, serious consideration should be given to allowing foreigners to become hawkers, provided they have completed the training programme,” said Ms Elizabeth Bennet, writing for the Straits Times. Ms Bennet, who describes herself as “just an ang moh” (Caucasian), was referring to how hawker centres in Singapore “were endangered”. This, she said, was because of several factors, …

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