Inhumane to ban foreign cooks

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 16 Aug 2014

THE controversy over migrant workers being allowed to cook Penang hawker food is, like the banning of soup kitchens in Kuala Lumpur saga, a sad story bereft of fundamentals of reality, history, humanity and foresight.

Firstly, Penang’s hawker food has largely been the creative outcome and legacy of waves of migrant workers, creating grassroots cuisine like nasi kandar, mee jawa, Hainan chicken rice, roti bengali, roti canai, etc.

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Opinion , anwar fazal


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