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Street Vendor News 4 August 2013

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(English) CHINA. Street vendor ‘rises from the dead’ during staged protest. Global Times (4 August 2013). The performance of a street vendor in Wuhan, Hubei Province, who played dead on August 3 to protest their dissatisfaction with how chengguan (urban management officers) enforce the law, was ruined due to the city’s sweltering temperatures, Wuhan Evening… Read more »

Street Vendor News 28 July 2013

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(English) INDIA. Your bhel poori is set to get a brand. DNA India (27 July 2013) by Gargi Gupta.   Street food vendors’ association to form company to market their product themselves. “FabIndia will be the model for the company,” said Sangita Singh, programme manager of the National Association of Street Food Vendors of India (NASVI),… Read more »

Street Vendor News 21 July 2013

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(English) SINGAPORE. “PM Lee launches $5m fund for Singaporeans to capture country’s heritage.” The Straits Times (21 July 2013) by Lydia Lim. The NHB’s ongoing collaboration with the community was highlighted in Prime Minister Lee’s opening speech, where he commended a recent community-initiated project, Heritage Hawker, as a good example of how heritage is closely… Read more »

Street Vendor News 14 July 2013

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(English) AFGHANISTAN. “National Dialogue on Rights of Street Vendors.”  CNN iReport (13 July 2013) by Naweed Yousufi. To better address the street vendor issue, Kabul Municipality along with support by UNDP’s Justice and Human Rights in Afghanistan (JHRA) Project is hosting a two day workshop on July 13th and 14th to facilitate a national dialogue… Read more »

Street Vendor News 7 July 2013

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(English) KENYA. “Nakuru County Governor Kinuthia faces wrath of hawkers over pre-election deal.” Standard Media (6 July 2013) by Karanja Njoroge and Mercy Kahenda. The MoU, which surfaced when the governor tried to evict the hawkers three weeks ago has forced the county government to go slow on the matter. INDONESIA. “City to give priority… Read more »