FAST-FOOD giant Kentucky Fried Chicken will next month (August) open the country's first drive-through KFC, in Beijing, targeting the capital's booming daily traffic, now 1.8 million vehicles. "China-KFC can't miss the chance in advance while the number of private car owners continues to grow in major Chinese cities," said a spokesperson for KFC's local partner, Yum Restaurants.

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