While paying by phone apps in on the rise, some people in South Korea are still using cash. Photo: Reuters

South Korea’s digitisation doesn’t spell the end for cash, despite uptake in mobile app payments

  • Mobile phones are accelerating the trend of living without any physical money in Asia's fourth-largest economy
  • South Koreans are slowly doing away with cash, but many older people still rely on it to make payments
Topic |   Smartphones

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While paying by phone apps in on the rise, some people in South Korea are still using cash. Photo: Reuters
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