A hydropower plant in China has been fined for illegally powering crypto mines. Meanwhile, South Korean auditors plan on auditing Terra and other crypto exchanges.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen cites UST’s downfall as warning over stablecoins. Meanwhile, China postpones Asian Games and e-CNY rollout.
DBS Bank reverses its crypto-trading decision. Meanwhile, China continues to expand e-CNY trial.
India’s long-awaited crypto tax comes into effect. Meanwhile, China expands the digital yuan program.
Blockchain data analysis platform Chainalysis has launched a set of free sanction screening tools. Meanwhile, lawmakers in the US take aim at China’s digital yuan, or e-CNY, while Russian sanctions begin to highlight issues with financial sovereignty as hundreds of thousands of Russian and Ukrainian civilians are caught in the financial crossfire.
Korea’s crypto sector spawns two unicorns, meanwhile Hong Kong is set to be an idea cross-border e-CNY test city.
The city’s global reach, Hong Kong dollar and mainland ties make it a good fit for Chinese authorities to trial e-CNY international payments.
Upcoming digital yuan trial to piggyback on Hong Kong’s popular Faster Payment System for smoother cross-border transactions.
PBoC pushes for e-CNY standardization, meanwhile Indian crypto unicorn CoinDCX hits 10 million users
e-CNY transactions surge in China, meanwhile Fusang IPO ‘s get a green light
China’s e-CNY app downloaded 16 million times meanwhile in Kazakhstan the outages hit miners
China prepares to show off its tech innovation muscles at the Beijing Winter Olympics as it unveils some unusual-looking wallets for its new digital yuan.
In the long run, the new rules may ‘lay the perfect foundation’ to improve risk management, says an ICBC expert.
Another e-CNY scam busted, meanwhile SCMP to tokenize history
Inner Mongolia police bust yet another digital yuan money laundering case.
e-CNY scam investigated meanwhile S Korea gets metaverse bug
Police crack a tele-fraud case related to digital yuan money laundering, potentially thanks to the CBDC’s ‘managed anonymity’ feature.
China’s telecom giants to bring digital yuan transactions to mobile chatting boxes.
D-day for Korean crypto exchanges meanwhile e-CNY project speeds up
Black Friday for Korean exchanges while E-CNY launch in final stretch
Digital yuan expected to undergo its first crucial international test despite concerns it can be used as a surveillance tool.
A tourist spot in South China’s Hainan province to hand out digital yuan, while Shenzhen tests adoption for Hong Kong residents.
E-CNY problems to be solved, also China sees warning over NFT hype
PBOC still working out regulatory rules, acceptance environments and payment systems.
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Tens of billions in digital yuan circulate through the banks’ systems, as leaders encourage wider adoption.
Upbit submits compliance report: China’s e-CNY trials broaden
China continues e-CNY pilot also Google allows crypto advertising
Ping An trials e-CNY while Core Scientific is the next to get on the SPAC train.
US Senators urge E-CNY ban while Russia woos crypto-miners
E-CNY white paper explains how it will work with physical RMB while Malaysia steamrolls mining rigs.
Macao jumps into digital yuan feasibility studies while South Korean banks make moves to curb kimchi premium arbitrage.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Genesis bankruptcy begins. FTX chief ponders a reboot. China’s CBDC gets a smart-contract upgrade.
Top blockchain and crypto news: SEC frowns on Genesis, Gemini. Solana soars. Will China tighten its embrace of WeChat Pay and Alipay to push its CBDC?
The central bank rolled out a “red packet” feature for its digital currency, the e-CNY, for the Lunar New Year holiday but it will require help from the tech giants it has bashed to popularize the digital yuan.
Cryptocurrencies are getting in the way of the mass adoption of blockchain technology, especially by tech businesses, says Red Date Technology chief Yifan He.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Hong Kong rethinks digital assets. CBDC to debut in India. China’s e-yuan privacy problem.
Privacy protection is “top on our agenda,” but combating crime is equally important for the digital yuan, central bank governor Yi Gang said at the Hong Kong Fintech Week.
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