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    Have you ever looked at a person and wonder about their past? Particularly a hardworking person who you might see every day. Considering that many of us have gone to Los Angles before and seen street vendors located in a lot street corners and in front of other shops in the city. In the article “Struggles, Urban Citizenship and Belonging: The Experience of Undocumented Street Vendors and Food Truck Owners in Los Angles” by Fazila Bhimji shows us a deeper understanding of the true meaning of working under difficult conditions. This article discusses “how majority of the immigrant women who sell food are poor, without legal rights to stay in the United States, and in many instances single with children.” More importantly this article argues that “woman street vendors, although unrecognized by the city and persistently criminalized, nevertheless gain a sense of citizenship and belonging through their varied experiences and struggles.” As a result of reading this article multiple times I agree with this articles argument that street vendors are hardworking dedicated immigrants who learn through many experiences that help our country. As a consequence of the economic recession of 1980 known as the lost decade “many Latin American countries became unable to service their foreign debt” therefore causing many people to move from their home country and into the United States. Therefor many immigrants in the United States have to start working in order to earn money for their family.…

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    Hawker Food Case Study

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    the Current Concerns on Food Safety of Hawker Foods in Malaysia The improvement on current concerns on food safety of hawker foods in Malaysia is needed in order to improve public health and development on the tourist sector since hawker food can cause significant risk to consumer mostly due to microbial contamination. 3.1 3 Basic steps in handling the issue There are several basic ways to improve the current issue on food safety of hawker food in Malaysia based on the International Food Safety…

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    Hawker Centre Case Study

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    The Hawker Centre is a quintessential element of the Singapore culture. Hawker Centres has provided a distinctive attraction to curious tourists and a locus of memories for Singaporean away from home. It pulsates with a life and rhythm unique to Singapore (Kong, 2007). Hawker Centres serves as a spontaneous gathering point for many residents, providing opportunities for stall owners and customers to interact and it also manifest aspects of local communities and its everyday life. In Singapore,…

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    Street Hawking Case Study

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    hawking. Street hawking is the act of selling retail goods directly on busy streets in a city/town, and is a major phenomenon in developing countries around the world. According to the Oxford dictionary, a hawker is a person who travels about selling goods, typically advertising them by shouting. Street hawking, also known as street vending is a countrywide phenomenon in Ghana. According Owusu and Abrokwah, differences in economic activities between regions causes people from less endowed…

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    The group BUGA UP is an example of the first type of group (Hawker 2015: 2-6), who were very noticeable and arguably influential for a while, but whom have now disappeared. While The Greens political party is perhaps an example of the latter type of group, starting as a protest movement and now a growing political party of some influence in Australian governments (The Greens 2016). Generally focussing on only a single issue, such groups are generally expressive in nature (Hawker 2015: 12-14) and…

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    Preserving our endearing Singapore English In one of his poems, which many a time I have found intriguing; “The Sneeze” paints the scene of a Singapore hawker selling mee and kway teow. The hawker is extremely particular about his hygiene whilst preparing the food. This central theme hits home to our well-known Singapore mindset of being “Kiasu”. Commonly understood & in effect refers to us as being extremely cautious in everything we do. Our need for grasping every opportunity that arises,…

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    accepting towards such marriages. As such, the number of marriages between a Singaporean and a foreigner increases. The younger generation nowadays does not like traditional local food. Hawker centre can be considered the heart of our local cuisine, as it has many traditional local communities’ foods. As globalization increases, the foreign owned businesses introduce new ideologies into Singapore. This impact has affected our traditional local cuisine. Traditional local cuisine has different…

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    their relatives and the wider community, however not all affluent people helped, according to Potts, (2009, p. 93) many people turned their backs on desperately poor relatives and focused on getting ahead. In addition to undeclared work, many new activities went unknown, thus not measured as people tried to earn and income. An example were hawkers, a person who walks around selling goods, advertising their goods by shouting. Many shopkeepers and small businesses felt these people were…

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    The Flinders Ranges On Friday we left the campsite at 9.00 and enjoyed visiting the Railway museum at Peterborough. During this tour (led by a newbie who needed to read her notes), Ben decided on his career move. He was going to obtain a railway and run a steam engine for tourists. Over the next few days this was more solidified in his mind. While walking into Wilpena Pound, there were many animated and detailed discussions on how he could make a request to the South Australian Government…

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    cultures, people in host countries gain more knowledge about different ways of life. Singapore would not be an interesting multi-cultural society if immigration had not occurred. Celebrating different festivals, such as Chinese New Year and Deepavali as well as Racial Harmony Day has led to an increased understanding of other cultures. This also makes people more tolerant and respectful of other lifestyles. As many Singaporeans would say: you have not been to Singapore if you have not visited…

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