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Russia Gets Bulk of Chinese Mining Machines Amid Miners’ Exodus, Report Reveals

Russia Gets Bulk of Chinese Mining Machines Amid Miners’ Exodus, Report Reveals

China’s crackdown on its crypto mining sector, launched earlier this year, caused a massive migration of mining enterprises to friendlier jurisdictions. Miners have been moving enormous amount of coin minting hardware to new bases around the world, with Russia reportedly taking the largest share among several attractive destinations, including the U.S. Russia, Kazakhstan, US Accept […]

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China Targets Crypto Mining at State-Owned Enterprises, Threatens Punitive Measures

China Targets Crypto Mining at State-Owned Enterprises, Threatens Punitive Measures

Authorities in China are continuing to crack down on activities linked to cryptocurrencies which they consider illegal. The country’s top economic planning body has clearly indicated it intends to go after large-scale cryptocurrency mining taking place at government-operated industrial facilities. State Firms Mining Crypto in China to Face Higher Electricity Bills China’s National Development and […]

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Bitmain Will Not Ship Crypto Mining Equipment to China

Bitmain Will Not Ship Crypto Mining Equipment to China

Mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain will no longer ship its products to mainland China. The move is in response to local regulations, the company explained. The announcement follows a prolonged crackdown on crypto mining operations in the country and a recently reiterated wide ban on activities related to cryptocurrencies. Bitmain Stops Mining Rig Deliveries to Mainland […]

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China’s Great Firewall Censors Crypto Websites Coingecko, Coinmarketcap, Tradingview

China’s Great Firewall Censors Crypto Websites Coingecko, Coinmarketcap, Tradingview

On September 28, reports stemming from social media and crypto-focused forums detailed that China has been blocking a number of cryptocurrency websites. The Twitter handle for 8btc News tweeted that the web portals coinmarketcap.com and coingecko.com have been blocked from mainland China. The ‘Great Firewall,’ as it is often called, has also blocked a number […]

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Indonesia Will Not Ban Cryptocurrencies Like China, Minister Says as Crypto Trade Soars

Indonesia Will Not Ban Cryptocurrencies Like China, Minister Says as Crypto Trade Soars

Authorities in Indonesia do not intend to follow China’s example of imposing an outright ban on cryptocurrencies, a government official said, noting the country will limit itself to ensuring they are not used in illegal activities. The statement comes after local crypto exchanges registered a serious increase in turnover this year. Indonesia to Tighten Regulations […]

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China’s Hebei Province Begins Crackdown on Crypto Mining and Trading, Reports Reveal

China’s Hebei Province Begins Crackdown on Crypto Mining and Trading, Reports Reveal

Authorities in the Chinese province of Hebei have reportedly launched a campaign against cryptocurrency mining and trading. According to a quoted announcement by the region’s cyberspace administration, a number of government agencies are working together to prevent the use of the region’s computing power in the crypto activities which the government considers illegal. Cyberspace Watchdog […]

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Chinese Banks Seek New Applications for Digital Yuan in Investment and Insurance

Chinese Banks Seek New Applications for Digital Yuan in Investment and Insurance

Two Chinese banks are expanding their pilot programs for the digital national fiat. The state-owned financial institutions have revealed they are aiming to allow digital yuan holders to acquire investment funds and insurance products using the new currency. Chinese Banks Partner With Fund Managers and Insurers in Search of Digital Yuan Use Cases China Construction […]

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People’s Bank of China Targets Crypto Companies in Shenzhen Crackdown

People’s Bank of China Targets Crypto Companies in Shenzhen Crackdown

The Shenzhen office of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly set out to correct the business activities of about a dozen companies allegedly engaged in cryptocurrency transactions. According to Chinese media, the entities have been targeted in a crackdown on crypto trading in the city. People’s Bank of China Cracks Down on Coin […]

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Crypto Crime Falls in China, Surges in Hong Kong, Reports Reveal

Crypto Crime Falls in China, Surges in Hong Kong, Reports Reveal

China’s cryptocurrency transactions related to criminal activities have decreased significantly over the past couple of years, a new report suggests. At the same time, its special administrative region of Hong Kong is seeing a spike in crypto-related crime this year, with authorities attributing the rise to the popularity of crypto investments. Chinese Crime-Related Crypto Transactions […]

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Digital Yuan to Promote International Use of Chinese Currency, Experts Say

Digital Yuan to Promote International Use of Chinese Currency, Experts Say

The new digital yuan, currently undergoing trials, can help to increase the international usage of China’s national fiat, experts have stated. As the renminbi (RMB, CNY) is becoming one of the world’s most important currencies, the People’s Bank of China is planning to conduct cross-border tests with the yuan’s digitized version, the e-CNY. Digital Yuan […]

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