SINGAPORE (Sept 5): In tech-savvy Singapore, where almost everyone has a smartphone, nine out of 10 people still prefer to pay for everyday transactions the old-fashioned way – with cash. 

Like Theresa Loh, a 27-year-old sales clerk. She queues up with thousands of Singaporeans every day at sprawling food courts across the city state that serve up cheap local delicacies like chicken rice and spicy noodle soup.

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