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China Vows to Close Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Following a ban on bitcoin’s initial coin offerings earlier this month, Beijing’s cryptocurrency exchanges have now been asked to end trading entirely and halt all new user registration as the Chinese government clamps down on the sector in a bid to stave off market instability. Reuters’ Brenda Goh reports: Chinese authorities have ordered Beijing-based 

September 17, 2017 9:34 PM

Guo Wengui Seeking Asylum in the U.S.

Fugitive Chinese property tycoon and whistleblower Guo Wengui has applied for asylum in the United States, according to his immigration lawyer Thomas Ragand, who said the decision was made out of concern for Guo’s safety because his explosive corruption allegations against China’s political and corporate elites had made him a target of the Chinese Communist Party.

September 9, 2017 9:51 PM

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