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Theme: Informal Economy
Occupational Group(s): Street Vendors
India First-ever survey of street vendors to begin on Sunday. The Hindu . (15 September 2017)
By Bharadwaj, K.V. Aditya.

Street vendors in the city have won a long battle for official recognition. The first-ever survey of street vendors, which will eventually give them an official ID card, will start on Sunday.

Nepal KMC removes street vendors. Kathmandu Post . (14 September 2017)

In the last fiscal year, the metropolis has detained around 1,500 people for selling goods on footpaths and overhead bridges.

By Morales Almada, Jorge.

Comerciantes callejeros del llamado 'tianguis de la Main', en Sur Los Ángeles, denuncian acoso por parte de algunos residentes y comerciantes luego de que se registrara otra confrontación que quedó grabada en video en la que son tachados de "ilegales".

United States of America Video of UC Berkeley police seizing bacon hot dog vendor's earnings goes viral. LA Times . (11 September 2017)
By Serna, Joseph.

A video showing a UC Berkeley bicycle officer citing a bacon hot dog vendor on campus and removing cash from his wallet for operating without a permit has gone viral.

By McCarthy, Anne Marie.

After a day of exploring the stunning Angkor Wat temple complex and standing in awe at the incredible testament to Khmer culture, many backpackers choose to sample the local food from street vendors or down beers in Siem Reap's famous Pub Street. Now new regulations may change that.

Rwanda Is the hawker chase finally coming to an end? The New Times . (5 September 2017)
By Bishumba, Nasra.

According to the Association for the Defence of Human Rights (ARDHO), there are over 40,000 street vendors countrywide. At least 68.2 per cent of them are female and the majority are aged between14 to 29.

Bangkok Thailand Khao San traders to begin 7-day trial relocation. Bangkok Post . (5 September 2017)
By Terry Fredrickson and OM Jotikasthira, .

City Hall has instructed street vendors in Khao San Road to move their stalls from pavements onto the road for a seven-day trial period starting next Tuesday.

The Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Malanje (Assomeje) presented to the provincial government a memorandum that aims to take street hawkers out of the main roads of the city so as to integrate them in the formal market.

Papua New Guinea Street Vending: Surviving in Urban Papua New Guinea. EMTV . (29 August 2017)
By Palme, Elizah.

Whilst the formal sector has slowed down due to economic circumstances, a healthy growth is seen in the informal sector with the increase in street vending.

Nigeria Anguish in Owerri over demolition of Ekeukwu Owere, Ama Hausa markets. The Guardian Nigeria . (27 August 2017)
By Ogugbuaja, Charles.

Most of the traders, who expected that the Saturday deadline would be postponed, chorused their pain and anguish as the bulldozers roared in destructive zest.