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Tar pau uncle runs "mini-hawker centre"

Every morning, residents of Holland Close are greeted with a scrumptious spread of hawker food for their breakfast, ranging from steaming boxes of porridge to freshly made nasi lemak to kuehs.

The art of knife sharpening: Pow Li

Walking past a string of hardware shops, fronted by workmen wielding power tools surrounded by nuts, bolts, wire and rope, a passerby might easily miss Pow Li. Tucked away in the back corner of...

On solid grounds: Lam Yeo Coffee Powder

Lam Yeo Coffee Powder stands facing the frenetic waves of traffic along Balestier Road. Passing cars stir up the dust outside its shopfront, a relic from a Singapore of old, when a generation of...

A saucy story: Kwong Woh Hing

For local Chinese food connoisseurs, supermarket soy sauce is for plebeians. As far as they are concerned, the go-to brand is Kwong Woh Hing - not just because it's artisanal, it's also a rare...

Daily bread: Sing Hon Loong Bakery

Whenever the craving for soft white bread, wrapped around slabs of cold butter and kaya, strikes, those in the know head straight to Whampoa Drive, where neat rows of downy loaves line the cooling...

Traditional tradesmen soldiering on in Singapore

Walking past a string of hardware shops, fronted by workmen wielding power tools surrounded by nuts, bolts, wire and rope, a passerby might easily miss Pow Li. Tucked away in the back corner of...

Parallel import cars in the spotlight after report on Uber case

APART from disappearing deposits and shuttered shops, there could be another cautionary tale behind patronising parallel importers - ignored safety recalls.

SPH invests in Chinese tuition and education player Han Language Centre

SINGAPORE Press Holdings (SPH) is joining hands with the founder of Han Language Centre in a joint venture that will enable SPH's Chinese Media Group to co-develop Chinese language educational...

Mr Bean's ex-MD bringing Gong Cha back to Singapore

SINGAPORE - Bubble tea brand Gong Cha will be returning to Singapore under the leadership of Mr Kang Puay Seng, the former co-founder and managing director of Mr Bean.

Skills Frameworks for food services and retail sectors launched

THE Skills Frameworks for the food services and retail sectors were launched on Friday to support the design of training programmes for skills and career development.

 

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