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Discover China: Fruits, veggie vending machines big hit in northwest China

WorldNews Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Discover China: Fruits, veggie vending machines big hit in northwest ChinaYINCHUAN, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Zhu Qijin, 60, scanned a QR code with her mobile phone and the windows of a refrigerated unit opened, allowing her to choose from neatly packed cherry tomatoes, corns, peeled onions, etc. After the door closed, around 10 yuan (1.4 U.S. dollars) is automatically deducted from her payment account tied to Alipay or WeChat Pay. Thanks to the self-service vending machines newly installed in her residential community, Zhu and her husband do not need to get up early and thrust their way into morning markets kilometers away from...
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