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Yihui Xie

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August 2021

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Celsius Network grows 1,900% this year, US$20B AUM

August 2021

Indonesian regulators play catch-up as crypto investment soars

Indonesia has seen red-hot growth in the crypto asset market, but the country’s regulators are just beginning to get to grips with burgeoning industry and formulate policy responses.

Cryptocurrency payments appear to stall in Singapore

Retailers reluctant to accept currency they are said not to trust even as large finance sector players offer crypto products and beef up their holdings.

Bitcoin’s promise of financial freedom still beckons, academic says

In a special Q&A, Yale-NUS College professor Andrew Bailey says the world’s oldest cryptocurrency has untapped potential to promote liberty, equality and justice around the world.

Bitcoin price Google searches at lowest point for 2021. Is BTC still an inflation hedge?

The price of gold is rising with inflation. Then why is ‘digital gold’ Bitcoin’s price stagnant — and public interest in BTC falling to a new low?

Science school’s toilets turn dumps into digital currencies

Science institute building given bio-fuel boost as users poo to accrue.

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Celsius Network grows 1,900% this year, US$20B AUM

Here are Japan’s crypto investing bottlenecks, according to new report

Bank of Thailand promotes blockchain in new guidelines

Big Indian banks take stakes in trade finance blockchain firm

Philippine Digital Asset Exchange user numbers skyrocket

Facebook digital currency wallet Novi looks to add staff in Philippines

Binance expands in Singapore amid global crackdown

Singapore crypto take-up reaches 43% of adults

India central bank plans digital Rupee rollout

NFT buzz continues as OpenSea raises US$100M

Grayscale launches new DeFi fund to woo investors seeking token-free exposure

Binance unauthorized in Italy, regulator warns

Indian court seeks standardized disclaimers on crypto ads

Thai faithful pay up for religious trinket NFTs

Japanese crypto scam leads to arrests after investors fleeced of US$54M

Crypto exchange Gemini plans expansion in Asia and Australia

Japanese digital currency plans expected to take shape next year, lawmaker says

Philippine bourse eyes role as crypto exchange

July 2021

Taiwan boy band star Van Ness Wu praises NFTs, prepares for charity selfie sale

California-born singer looks to rekindle relationship with his fans as he pledges to donate the proceeds from his NFT sale to a Taiwan-based NGO.

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Philippine bourse eyes role as crypto exchange

Mexican finance minister reiterates crypto ban after bank unveils Bitcoin plan

Chinese crypto mining rig maker Bitmain suspends sales as prices drop

Chinese central bank orders lenders to cut cryptos’ financial lifelines

Miami woos crypto miners fleeing China

New Singapore telco to offer contract-free, blockchain-backed services

Blockchain-powered air quality sensor test launches in Hong Kong

Algorithm-generated NFT artwork sells at Sotheby’s for US$11.8M

June 2021

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Algorithm-generated NFT artwork sells at Sotheby’s for US$11.8M

Asia-Pacific fintech investment more than doubles in first quarter