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Global coverage: How phones have found their way into every nook and cranny

By VnExpress   July 4, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7

From a simple farmer in a field in Vietnam to a group of people mesmerized in a Turkish café, there’s no escaping the ubiquitous cell phone.

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A farmer reads a message on a cell phone while working on a rice paddy field outside Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo by Reuters/Kham

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A vegetable seller talks on a cell phone at a rural market outside Hanoi. Photo by Reuters/Kham

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A construction worker smokes a cigarette as he looks at his mobile phone at a site in Sydney, Australia. Photo by Reuters/Steven Saphore

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A man takes a picture of the windowed ceiling at a shopping mall in Sydney. Photo by Reuters/Steven Saphore

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A woman takes a picture of her son at the Revolution Square in Managua, Nicaragua. Photo by Reuters/Oswaldo Rivas

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People take pictures with their cell phones in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican. Photo by Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi

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A man in the audience looks at his cell phone before the start of a performance during the Malta International Arts Festival at Fort St Elmo in Valletta, Malta. Photo by Reuters/Darrin Zammit Lupi

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A rickshaw driver uses a mobile phone as he takes a break in Beijing, China. Photo by Reuters/Thomas Peter

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A woman uses a mobile phone in Beijing. Photo by Reuters/Thomas Peter

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A child takes pictures of a wedding cake during a ceremony lunch in Savona, Italy. Photo by Reuters/Max Rossi

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A girl talks with her aunt on her father's mobile phone at Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo by Reuters/Nacho Doce

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Swiss photographer Yvain Genevay takes a picture of Lausanne and Lake Leman with his mobile phone through the window of a plane near Morges, Switzerland. Photo by Reuters/Denis Balibouse

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A worker repairs mobile phones at a market in Khartoum, Sudan. Photo by Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

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A customer looks for a mobile phone at a market in Khartoum. Photo by Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

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Venders play Ludo using iPhone Games in a store at a market in Khartoum. Photo by Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

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People use their mobile phones at a cafe in central Istanbul, Turkey. Photo by Reuters/Murad Sezer

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A man uses his mobile phone as he drives his car in central Brussels, Belgium. Photo by Reuters/Francois Lenoir

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A tourist uses her mobile phone on a sightseeing tour bus in central Brussels. Photo by Reuters/Francois Lenoir

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A woman takes photos with her phone as a friend poses next to the statue of Brazilian musician Tom Jobim at the Arpoador Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Reuters/Sergio Moraes

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Audience members take photos with their cameras during the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2017/2018 fashion show in Paris, France. Photo by Reuters/Charles Platiau