A vegetable vendor displays the QR code that enables mobile payment at her stall at Po Tat Market in Sau Mau Ping, Hong Kong, in November 2017. Photo: Edmond So
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The View by Richard Harris

As Apple Pay and other cashless options promote easy spending, it’s time to talk about global debt

Richard Harris says the ability of mobile payments to make spending seamless is symptomatic of the easy credit in the global economy, which is closing its eyes to debt

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A vegetable vendor displays the QR code that enables mobile payment at her stall at Po Tat Market in Sau Mau Ping, Hong Kong, in November 2017. Photo: Edmond So
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