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Growth Addicted Asian Nations Hand Out Free Cash as Economies Crash

Nations across Asia are scrambling to prop up their deteriorating economies as the Coronavirus continues to spread. Some are so obsessed with growth that they are handing out free cash...

Martin Young | 2 hours ago
HSBC Closes ATMs in Hong Kong, Bitcoin Fixes This
Bitcoin

HSBC Closes ATMs in Hong Kong, Bitcoin Fixes This

International banking giant, HSBC, has decided to lock down 19 ATM clusters in Hong Kong due to vandalism from protestors. Bitcoin is just one example of an alternative financial...

Christine Vasileva | 2 months ago
Hong Kong Institute of Bankers Adds 6 Virtual Banks
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Hong Kong Institute of Bankers Adds 6 Virtual Banks

In another example of the growing appeal of virtual banking in Hong Kong, six licensed virtual banks in the city have joined the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers (HKIB). Virtual Banks...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Crypto Exchange Regulations are Coming to Hong Kong

Financial regulators in Hong Kong will introduce clear cut rules to govern the operations of cryptocurrency exchanges. Meanwhile, reports show that fund managers continue to struggle...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 4 months ago
Bitcoin P2P trading in countries with political unrest
Bitcoin

A Look at Bitcoin P2P Trading in Politically Tense Countries

Bitcoin (BTC) still keeps up the pace when it comes to P2P markets worldwide. The usage of those markets circumvents exchanges, and allows small-scale exchanges with less formality...

Christine Vasileva | 4 months ago
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Hong Kong Free Press Will Now Accept Bitcoin Donations via BTCPay

Last month it was reported that BitPay refused to accept bitcoin payments as donations for the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP). The platform received a lot of flak at the time and the...

Martin Young | 5 months ago
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The Ugly Side of Traditional Banking

Last week the world saw the ugly part of traditional banking, with Turkey suddenly freezing millions of accounts and Hong Kong ATMs being out of cash. Incidents like these encourage...

Anatol Antonovici | 5 months ago
'Cryptocurrencies Not a Threat' Says Hong Kong Report on Organized Crime
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Hong Kong Regulators Issue Crypto Guidance as ATMs Run Dry

The weekend saw fresh violence erupting on the streets of Hong Kong as protesters increased their presence and the police amplified their responses. It seems a strange time for...

Martin Young | 5 months ago
Hong Kong Institute of Bankers Adds 6 Virtual Banks
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Hong Kong Bitcoin Trading Breaks ATH Amid China Anniversary Protests

Hong Kong exchanged more fiat currency for Bitcoin than ever before last week, in the run-up to the tumultuous 70th anniversary of the Chinese state. Hong Kong: 7 Days, 173 bitcoins...

Anja van Oosterhout | 5 months ago
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Bitcoin Politics

Hong Kong Paying a Premium for Bitcoin That Beijing Can’t Stop

BTC in Hong Kong is currently trading $175 above its spot price according to other Bitcoin indexes, as political instability is driving demand for a safe haven. Hong Kong Protesters...

Ollie Leech | 8 months ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Hong Kong Protests Could Boost Bitcoin as Wealthy Move Assets...

Bitcoin could be boosted by the current political unrest Hong Kong as the upper and middle classes are reportedly starting to move their assets offshore. Hong Kong Begins Moving Wealth...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 9 months ago
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Bitcoin

Miss Hong Kong Explains ‘Bitcoin Time Traveler’ On...

The winner of the Miss Hong Kong 2015 pageant has appeared on the territory’s most popular TV channel explaining the ‘Bitcoin Time Traveler’ theory. Explaining The...

Emilio Janus | 9 months ago

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