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"Last Dance" for local hawkers?

Reuters5/11/2020 05:27 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
"Last Dance" for local hawkers?
Already facing an uncertain future due to lack of interest from the younger generation, Singapore hawkers are taking things "one day at a time" during Covid-19.
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(May 11): Kristen Choong had accepted her family’s decades-old noodle stall in Singapore would likely fold when she retires.

Now, battling a 90% drop in business due to the coronavirus pandemic, she is constantly having to reassure customers that the stall will survive the next few months.

“I really have (to) tell people, we’re still here. If we weren’t then it would be tragic...We’ll do our best to keep going,” said 45-year old Choong, who runs the Ji Ji Noodle House with her ageing mother.

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