25 Sep '11, 11pm

The last hawker centre was built in 1985. Since then no new ones have been built. Do you think the govt should...

SINGAPORE - Between 1971 and 1985, hawker centres were built to resettle street hawkers into purpose-built buildings with proper sanitation and amenities. The hawker centres have become a landscape icon as well as a social institution where Singaporeans, regardless of socio-economic status, can mingle. Today, more than a quarter of a century since the last hawker centre was built, some Singaporeans - especially those living in young estates built after 1985 - are clamouring for more of these centres. And Today understands the authorities are looking into the possibility of building more hawker centres, 26 years after the last one was built. This is understood to be the hawker centre at Block 505, Jurong West Street 52. There are currently 112 hawker centres across the island - with 107 managed by the National Environment Agency (NEA) and five by JTC. Ang Mo Kio GRC MP Inde...

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