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To street vendors in Vietnam's biggest cities, sidewalk is a lifeline. With no jobs in the country, vendors say Hanoi and Saigon's sidewalk cleanup campaigns won't drive them away.
Half go to vocational schools to find work in industrial parks and the other half move to Hanoi to become street vendors. Quyen's observation may ... “When will you be back?” Let's hear the story from another Hanoi's street vendor from a year ago, like the dilemma that these women share are going nowhere.

Earlier this month, Phoenix New Times reported that street vendors who sell ice pops, ice cream treats, and Mexican-style corn could potentially be affected by House Bill 2371. Though intended to loosen regulations for food trucks, the bill also included language allowing cities and towns to ban so-called ...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Street vendors may find the state and local law enforcement officers less interested in their citizenship under a bill going through the Senate. SB 946 would make the violation of vending without a permit very low level, similar to a parking ticket with a fine attached. Multiple offenses ...
“We think this illustrates the power that property owners are sometime given to govern the public right of way. It's a slippery slope,” said Rudy Espinoza, an organizer with the L.A. Street Vendor Campaign. “Most Angelenos don't own property.” On this street in Pico-Union, some of the vendors are hesitant to ...
And while this will come with all sorts of regulation (and in all likelihood, overregulation), the city has decided to reject a provision that would give nearby shop owners veto power over where street vendors can peddle their goods. One street vendor told the council that nearby businesses had used threats to ...

Street vendors opposed to the idea of granting veto power to businesses lined up to speak at the Monday committee hearing. Downtown street vendor Merced Sanchez addressed the committee in Spanish. "You don't really know what is going on out there," said Sanchez, who sells sunglasses, T-shirts and ...
... street vendors are unregulated and create a public safety situation in their communities where they block sidewalks and force people into traffic. Several business representatives said the city's framework should hold those vendors accountable. Martha Castro started her own business as a street vendor ...
"The Unvoiced Community: Barbecue Men and Women of Goulds" is a photo exhibit that explores barbecue culture in the streets of South Miami-Dade County. The exhibit celebrates local entrepreneurs who set up in parking lots and street corners selling smoked meats late into the evening hours.
Street vendor brutally attacked gets support from advocates pushing city for vendor permits ... justice for Pedro means beyond finding the folks who assaulted him, it means having the city take action and give vendors a fair street vending permit,” Abraham Zavala, Los Angeles Street Vendor Campaign, said.
Last summer, video of a sidewalk vendor's cart being overturned by an angry pedestrian went viral, and organizers said the same thing back then: legalize street vending. Footage from a nearby security camera captured the moment Reyes and two other street vendors were attacked near the corner of San ...
Street vendors gathered at a vigil for a beaten colleague Wednesday in South Los Angeles to demand the legalization of their profession and ask authorities to put an end to recent ... A street vendor that was robbed, beaten and left for dead is receiving surgery after the brutal attack left him severely injured.
Friends and family of a street vendor asked for the public's help Wednesday to find six people who beat and robbed the man and two other vendors. ... Campaign members said there have been numerous street vendors who've been robbed and it's time the city steps up to provide them protection and be ...
A March 20 public hearing on a handful of new or revised ordinances to be voted on at town meeting veered into unplanned territory when businessman John Warren stated his dismay at a proposal that would allow food trucks to compete with local restaurants. Would they be in competition, or be an added ...
In it, Aziz Faye, spokesman of the Union and tailor by profession, explains how after eight years without employment, he discovered the dignity of this street vendor work despite police harassment, discrimination from other people, and an income that barely reaches 200 euros a month. How do they do it?
'Rame Rame Jakarta' digs deep into lives of street vendors Some Jakarta Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) officers are on duty at Tanah Abang area in Central Jakarta, where sidewalk is occupied by street vendors on Oct. 18, 2017. (Antara Foto/Rivan Awal Lingga) ...
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles City Council has announced a proposed reward for information leading the capture of the persons who brutally beat a street vendor, sending him to hospital with serious injuries. Councilman Curren Price introduced a motion Wednesday to offer a $25,000 ...

The controversial death of a Senegalese street vendor last week on Thursday has led to violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Spain's capital Madrid. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Mame Mbaye Ndiaye, a 35-year-old migrant from Senegal suffered a cardiac arrest after ...
A $25,000 reward was proposed Wednesday for information that leads to the apprehension and conviction of five people who robbed and beat a street vendor in South Los Angeles, leaving him hospitalized with a broken jaw and facial fractures. Pedro Reyes, 54, was beaten and robbed about 5 a.m. ...
Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price plans to introduce a motion Wednesday seeking a $25,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the people who robbed and beat a street vendor in South Los Angles, seriously injuring him. Pedro Reyes, a 54-year-old peanuts and ...
Police are investigating a horrible group robbery attack against a street vendor that was caught by a surveillance camera, showing how Pedro Daniel Reyes was assaulted and chased before he fell in the street surrounded by his attackers. A GoFundMe page has raised more than $143,000 for Reyes after ...
Authorities announced a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the attackers who brutally beat a South Los Angeles street vendor. Early Sunday morning, Pedro Daniel Reyes was chopping fruit at 31st and San Pedro streets with three other street vendors when he was ...
Police are looking for tips regarding a vicious attack on three street vendors that happened early Sunday morning in South LA. The trio was cutting fruit in preparation for the day when they were jumped by two cars full of people (six men and one woman in all). Though the motive remains unclear, police say ...
New video shows a group of people attacking and robbing a street vendor, who ended up in the hospital after the vicious beating. ... Reyes was among a group of street vendors setting up their stands near Exposition Park early Sunday when two cars pulled up, and a group of people began attacking them.
A street vendor that was robbed, beaten and left for dead is receiving surgery after the brutal attack left him severely injured. Beverly White reports for the ... "For street vendors, the worry of violence is a common thing," said Abraham Zavala, with the LA Street Vending Campaign. In Reyes' case, a group of ...
Street vendor Pedro Reyes was viciously beaten by a group of men and one woman near Exposition Park. KABC. By Leanne Suter. Monday, March 19, 2018 02:43PM. EXPOSITION PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) --. A group of street vendors were beaten near Exposition Park, with one of the men suffering severe head ...
A family is pleading for the public's help after their loved one – a street vendor -- was robbed and brutally beaten right before his shift. Pedro Reyes, 54, was among a group of street vendors setting up shop around 5 a.m. Sunday at San Pedro Street and 31st Street in South Los Angeles. Two vehicles pulled ...
Normally, the couple can be spotted on Jefferson Street during games played by the Diamondbacks or the Suns, but during this year's Phoenix street vendor application process, the couple bid on a plot on Taylor Street — right on ASU's downtown Phoenix campus. “We ended up with this spot and I said, ...
St. Patrick's Day is big business for street vendors like who set up before and after the parade and on most occasions they make a pretty good amount of money. "They like the hats, " said Allen Thehoff, 30 year Street Vendor. "And they like the bubble guns and the toys and walking dogs, sell a lot." For one ...
Sgt. Matthew McCombs said Ivan Ruiz came to police headquarters to turn himself in after an officer was able to identify him as the assailant after watching the video taken near a market in the 700 block of South C Street. The street merchant was selling snacks near the market when a man identified as ...
Police say Ivan Ruiz, 20, can be seen punching a street vendor in the 700 block of S. "C" Street on March 10th. They say when officers arrived on seen Ruiz was already gone. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ruiz is asked to contact the Madera Police Department at 559-675-4220 or Crime ...
Mr. Kamona said Government is giving out seed loans to empower youth street vendors for improving their livelihoods. The DC noted that over K450, 000 kwacha has since been loaned out to at least 300 youth street vendors in Kaoma, Mongu, Nalolo and Senanga. This year's youth day celebration was ...
Street vendors' relocation plan gets lukewarm response ... PREMIUM The Jakarta administration's plan to allow street vendors aligned with the One District One Center of Entrepreneurship (OK OCE) program to set up shop in kiosks ... Jl. MH Thamrin received a lukewarm response from street vendors.
Last Friday, the day after International Women's Day, female street vendors gathered in downtown and urged city council members to remove a proposed business veto that they say would affect their livelihood. According to the dozens that showed up in support, this veto power would give established ...
Photographer Lorenzo Vitturi assembled this collage of products sold at the street market of Lagos Island, Nigeria, including the T-shirt that gave him the title for his new book: "Money Must Be Made." Lorenzo Vitturi hide caption. toggle caption. Lorenzo Vitturi. Photographer Lorenzo Vitturi assembled this ...
“It's incredible, because these Nigerian street vendors have sort of reclaimed their land from the big corporations.” Of course, the corporations didn't go away altogether. “They've just moved to another area,” Vitturi explains. But Balogun, its enterprising vendors and its unabating crowds had captured his ...
Seven women from the LA Street Vendor Campaign were arrested outside City Hall Friday during a protest against a proposal that would give brick-and-mortar business owners veto power over street vendors receiving licenses to work on their block. The Los Angeles City Council voted in February 2017 to ...
During last summer's outdoor market season, the City of Cleveland began cracking down on a permit requirement for vendors, but after an outcry from sellers, city council is looking to remove that requirement. In July, the city announced it would increase enforcement of a $60 permit for vendors, whether ...
Street vendors with loud speakers create nuisance. Hyderabad: Mobile street vendors who use loud speakers in localities to attract attention of the people have now become a nuisance with the resident living in areas like Shastripuram, near Rajendranagar. Ranging from vegetable sellers to cloth ...
Condemning the attempts of Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) of identifying street vendors “in haste”, the members of Ranchi Footpath Hawkers ... that from Monday onwards merely registration process will commence, later on after verifying details of each street vendor, ID cards will be distributed.
A specialty of the narrow peninsula between Mexico's Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean, the Baja-style fish taco has long inspired obsession north of the border. Supposedly influenced by tempura-loving Japanese fishermen who trawled waters off Baja California, the elemental combo of crunchy fish and ...
Sandiaga tells Melawai building owners to help street vendors Street vendors set up their stalls above a covered water channel along Jl. Sunan Ampel in Melawai, South Jakarta, on Feb. 27. (kompas.com/Nursita Sari) ...
Early-stage investor East Ventures has begun to help Jakarta street vendors revamp their carts. This project began after an investor interacted with a street vendor who was afraid of getting chased out because of the run-down state of their store. So East Ventures decided to create an initiative called ...
Among the goals of the measure is to keep street vendors off the radar of immigration officials. The bill would also push local governments to come up with a system to license and regulate street vending, a process that Los Angeles has struggled with for years. If jurisdictions don't come up with a permitting ...
Cuaca said, “One street vendor was worried we would chase them out because we had renovated our space and made it look nice. 'Why don't we help to renovate your kiosk?' we thought instead”. The price of the vendors is $5,000 for the renovated space, with the technology is included, free of charge.
Mr. Okra, a beloved New Orleans street vendor, died Thursday (Feb. 15). He was 75. As people found out about his passing, they took to social media to share their memories of the roving vegetable man, more formally known as Arthur J. Robinson. Read what they had to say below.
A new California bill (SB 946) would end many regulations that govern sidewalk vending throughout the state. Liberalization of California's sidewalks would benefit consumers and sellers alike, because vendors would be able to offer more goods and consumers would be able to purchase them. The losers ...
... Ceja – Undocumedia's founder – sent a tweet asking people to keep their eyes peeled for police officers ticketing street vendors. “If you see a street vendor being harassed on #ValentinesDay for selling flowers, use your phone and record to upload using the hashtag #LegalizeStreetVending,” he wrote.
Marcos Osorio, a street vendor in Westwood, said he thinks the fear of a citation threatens his business but added he feels he is part of the Westwood community. He said he enjoys working in Westwood because his customers are kind. Soller said he thinks President Donald Trump's administration's stance ...
Warung Pintar — 'smart kiosk store' — helps street vendors revamp their store with a bright and colorful design, and a range of tech that includes a digital POS, free Wi-Fi, an LCD ... “One street vendor was worried we would chase them out because we had renovated our space and made it look nice.


 

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