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Samsui women

Samsui Ginger Chicken was a dish consumed by the Samsui Women in chinatown, singapore, once a year, (due to their low income) during Chinese New Year. The chicken would be lightly seasoned and steamed and dippped in Ginger before consumption. samui women were immigrants from china who came to singapore in the 1920s to 40s - they did jobs which required hard labour in singapore e.g., the construction industry/industrial work and their work contributed to the development of singapore both as a colony and a nation.