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People’s Daily News Advises Calm as Blockchain and Crypto Speculation Swell in China Following Endorsement by President Xi Jinping

Chinese state news site The People’s Daily is advising Chinese investors to be “rational” despite excitement raised by President Xi Jinping’s recent remarks endorsing, “accelerate(d) development of blockchain technology and industrial innovation.” According to Reuters, The People’s Daily urged Monday: “Blockchain’s future is here but… Read More

China: Xi Jinping Tells World that Blockchain is an Important Development and China Will Take the Lead Globally

China’s General Secretary Xi Jinping has commented on the importance of blockchain technology noting that China plans to lead the world in the development of blockchain including financial services and other areas. According to Xinhua, yesterday, at the 18th collective study of the Political Bureau… Read More

More Blockchain Tales From China: President Xi Jinping Enthused

In yet another blockchain news item emanating from China this week, multiple reports are sharing that China’s potential “president for life,” Xi Jinping, recently named blockchain as one of a triumvirate of new technologies (including IoT and AI) that will drive, “a new industrial revolution.”… Read More

Blockchain Adoption: China’s National People’s Congress and Parliament to Review DLT Fund Proposal

The National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s parliament and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference recently began conducting their annual sessions. Both government bodies are considered the most powerful or influential political groups in the country. These meetings are commonly referred to as the “Two Sessions”… Read More

China Regulators: “Institutions…Must Not Engage in Virtual Currency Transactions or Disguised Transactions”

Noting “signs of (a) resurgence of virtual currency trading activities in the country,” four finance regulators in China (the Beijing Local Financial Supervision Bureau, the People’s Bank of China Business Management Department, the Beijing Banking and Insurance Regulatory Bureau, and the Beijing Securities Regulatory Bureau)… Read More

Top China Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Headlines of 2019

For many reasons, China is regarded as one of the world’s make-or-break regions when it comes to the fate of “blockchain” technology and cryptocurrencies. Before Bitcoin trading was officially banned in China in late 2016, yuan-to-Bitcoin conversions (and vice versa) seemed to account for more… Read More

Details Emerge Regarding China’s Cryptocurrency Crackdown

China is cracking down on its “massive” cryptocurrency sector, Japan Times reports, and this time it seems pretty real. Bitcoin was officially banned in China in late 2016 when, according to Morgan Stanley, Chinese yuan was being used in more than 95% of Bitcoin trades…. Read More

On the Heels of “Rectification” in Shanghai, Shenzhen Regulators Move to Quash Crypto Trading in Shenzhen

In mid-November, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and the Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau ordered securities regulators in Shanghai to identify and inspect cryptocurrency exchanges, token issuers, and distributors of foreign ICO’s in the city so they could be shut down. Now, the Shenzhen… Read More

China Orders “Rectification” of Shanghai Crypto Sector, Shutdowns Expected

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and the Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau have ordered securities regulators in Shanghai to identify cryptocurrency exchanges, token issuers, and distributors of foreign ICO’s in the city so they can be shut down, The Block reports. According to Chinese… Read More

China’s Blockchain Industry Is Expected to be Valued at Over $2 Billion By 2023: Report

A recent report published by global market intelligence company IDC has revealed that China’s blockchain industry is on track to experience substantial growth in the next few years. As reported by Xinhuanet, China’s blockchain ecosystem is expected to be valued at more than $2 billion… Read More

Report: China’s CBDC to Use Centralized Ledger, Blockchain May Be Used for the Registration of Identification

It has been widely reported that the People’s Bank of China is nearly ready to issue the first Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to streamline the payment/transfer process for the Renminbi. Many central banks are reviewing the pros and cons of a CBDC but China… Read More

Chinese City Guangzhou’s Government Announces 1 Billion Yuan Blockchain Subsidy Fund

The government of Guangzhou, the capital and most populous city of China’s Guangdong province, has reportedly launched a $140 million subsidy fund in order to support the ongoing development of several local blockchain projects. Guangzhou’s authorities intend to allocate around 1 billion yuan (appr. $141… Read More

China Goes Full Bore on Blockchain, Bans Content Critical of the Controversial Tech

Despite an official ban on cryptocurrency trading imposed progressively in the region since 2016, China now appears to be throwing its full weight behind “blockchain,” a type of distributed-ledger technology popularized by Bitcoin that many critics claim is of little use outside of it. A… Read More

Co-Founder of Cryptomining Giant Bitmain, Micree Zhan, “Dismissed”

Micree Ketuan Zhan, majority stakeholder of world’s largest crypto mining hardware manufacturer, Bitmain, appears to have been forced out of the company he helped found with Jihan Wu. Chinese media including Sina reported on the developments, which appear to have been confirmed in an email… Read More

UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority Prepares Draft of a Resolution on Regulating Digital Assets

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has prepared a  draft of a resolution on regulating digital assets, which aims to offer more clarity for cryptocurrency-related initiatives in the Middle Eastern country. Comments are being accepted until October 29, 2019. With the… Read More

China Introduces New Cryptography Law to Be Effective January 1, 2020

A new cryptography law was passed on October 26 by the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress in China. The proposed law will be effective on January 1 of next year, according to local news outlet Xinhuanet. The announcement has come shortly after… Read More

Bitcoin Bounce: BTC Rises 14% During the Day

Bitcoin is on a tear today rising in value by over 14% in the last few hours. Earlier this week, on the day Mark Zuckerberg took a shellacking from the US House Financial Services Committee, Bitcoin dumped 8%. While the trip to the House of… Read More

Updated Token Taxonomy Act Introduced as Legislation, Bill is Designed to Create Innovation Friendly Rules for Digital Assets Including Non Security Tokens

The House of Representatives has introduced the Token Taxonomy Act of 2019 (H.R. 2144) legislation – a bill that is designed to enable a digital asset that is a utility token unregulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The bill states: “… to exclude… Read More

MAS: Shanghai and Singapore Continue to Strengthen Financial Ties

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau (SFRB) continue to strengthen financial ties including in the hot Fintech sector. Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of MAS, and Dr. Zheng Yang, Director General of the SFRB, highlighted the cooperation at the 4th… Read More

Flooding Knocks out Bitcoin Mines in China, Network Processing Drops

Recent floods in China’s central Sichuan province have destroyed thousands of cryptocurrency “mining” machines (dedicated computers) and may have slowed processing power on the Bitcoin network, Golden Finance reports. Anhui, Jiangsu, Shandong and Jilin provinces were also badly affected by prodigious rains, says ECNS News,… Read More

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