16 Apr '13, 5am

I put up this video about a young hawker in Tanjung Pinang who works really really fast. He looks like he is on...

I was in Tanjung Pinang recently for a fishing trip. While we were sitting in a nearby coffeeshop, I spied this hawker who was working non-stop, making their version of wanton mee. The way he placed a plastic bag into the plastic mug for takeaway orders was a real blast from the past. I am not sure if our hawkers still pack their wonton mee like this nowadays. I think most of them are using plastic containers instead. I sat there for almost an hour just observing him working non-stop. The young man was fast. Real fast. When I took a video of him at work and showed it to my fellow fishing kakis, they all remarked that it was almost as if the video was in fast forward! Now, young hawkers like these are what we need to fill our hawker centres! Why are we employing foreign workers who know nuts about hawker food and putting them to work in our food courts? Doesn't it make more...

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