Claim on yee sang tossed out

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012

PETALING JAYA: First it was bak kut teh and Hainanese chicken rice that became a heated dispute between foodies in Singapore and Malaysia.

Now an academician from the island wants to lay claim to the Chinese New Year tradition of yee sang by listing it as an intangible cultural heritage of Singapore.

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