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Coinbase blocks Russian addresses; Philippines plans CBDC

US crypto exchange Coinbase has blacklisted 25,000 Russian wallet address in response to the ongoing Russian-Ukraine conflict. Meanwhile in Asia, English-language newspaper South China Morning Post announces the launch of its metaverse experience.

Welcome to The Daily Forkast – March 8, 2022 – presented by Angie Lau.

Coming up on today’s show:

Coinbase blocks 25,000 Russian wallet addresses.

Meanwhile, Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferry recreated in the metaverse by the South China Morning Post.

And finally, the Philippines joins a growing band of countries planning a CBDC.

We’ll have more on those stories — and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world — in this episode of The Daily Forkast March 8.