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Street Vendor News April 14 2013

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(ENGLISH) INDIA. “Chowpatty-type markets for hawkers in offing.” Times of India (April 14, 2013). The Pune Municipal Corporation has decided to set up special ‘Chowpatty markets’ and relocate hawkers to minimize congestion in the city. The administration plans to start weekend and daily markets at specified locations where hawkers will be allowed to trade. INDIA…. Read more »

Street Vendor News March 31 2013

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(ENGLISH) CHINA. “In China, anger grows over abuse of street vendors.” Washington Post (March 31, 2013) by William Wan. In a country infamous for heavy-handed officials, the government employees who harass and sometimes beat and extort money from street vendors are among the most despised. INDIA. “Lucknow Municipal Corporation mulls law for street vendors.” Times… Read more »

Street Vendor News March 17 2013

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(ENGLISH) WORLD. “Life on the Street: Vendors Around the Globe.” Nextcity (March 17, 2013). Street vendors play an important role in urban economies around the world, from New York City to Bangkok. This playlist was put together by Next City as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Informal City Dialogues project. INDIA. “Hawkers to get 351… Read more »

Street Vendor News Feb 24 2013

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(ENGLISH) KENYA. “Ole Nasieku appointed into MSE board.” Hivisasa (February 24, 2013) By Shaleen Mwasia. Chairman of the Kenya National Alliance of Street Vendors and Informal Traders Simon Ole Nasieku has been appointed into the Board of Micro and Small Enterprise Authority. The law will formulate and review policies and programs for micro and small… Read more »

Street Vendor News Feb 17 2013

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(ENGLISH) INDIA. “SC had a solution 28 years ago.” Hindustan Times (February 17, 2013) by Kunal Purohit. In 1983, a group of hawkers from the city marched to the Supreme Court, asking that their right to livelihood be recognised. Two years later, the court came out with comprehensive guidelines that would allow them to work,… Read more »