A woman holds up her cell phone as she plays the Pokemon Go game in Lafayette Park in front of the White House in Washington on July 12. Pokemon Go fever has been sweeping western markets, but Chinese customers might have to wait some time to play along. Photo: AFP

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A woman holds up her cell phone as she plays the Pokemon Go game in Lafayette Park in front of the White House in Washington on July 12. Pokemon Go fever has been sweeping western markets, but Chinese customers might have to wait some time to play along. Photo: AFP
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