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Jakarta Revamps its Markets

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2013/06/10/jakarta-revamps-overcrowded-markets.html Cars and motorcycles jammed Jl. Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta on Saturday afternoon, as usual. The area is notorious for its appalling traffic, but the flow was smoother than two weeks ago when the market and bus terminal were restructured. Congestion is inevitable, but the absence of street vendors and illegal parking means the vehicles… Read More ›

Walk to your Haat: A feature on roadside markets

Chandana is a busy woman juggling between a career and family. Living in a metro city like New Delhi, Chandana finds it difficult to shop during weekends in shopping malls which are overcrowded and for simple household shopping, seemingly over-priced. And driving all the way and finding a parking spot is another irritant. But respite… Read More ›

Smoky Streets of Hanoi

http://english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/environment/69397/the-smoky-streets-in-hanoi.html VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoians’ habit of going to pavement food shops have been tormenting themselves. The coal stoves at the food shops have created so many smoky streets in the capital city. The smoky streets begin a “new working day” after noon, when servers of the pavement food shops begin making a fire for… Read More ›

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