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Japan dabbles with mobile payments, but cash still king

Regular folks cling to cash, despite a government push for e-payments

Japanese banks are introducing mobile ATMs to supply cash to people in remote regions

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants more people to make smartphone-based mobile payments in his country, like they do in China. But many regular Japanese are not so keen.

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