A city in eastern Zhejiang province is banning the use of phones while crossing the road. Photo: Alamy

Pedestrians in eastern China face US$7 fine for checking mobile phones while crossing the road

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A city in eastern Zhejiang province is banning the use of phones while crossing the road. Photo: Alamy
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