In Taiwan, Political Figures Advocate For Cryptocurrency
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In Taiwan, A Politician Has Accepted The First Ever Bitcoin Donation

The lively political system in Taiwan continues to foster interest, discussion, and even the use of cryptocurrencies, as more people express an interest in technological innovation. ...

Kevin O’Brien | Sep 24, 2018 | 05:00
Taiwanese Congressman Jason Hsu is on a mission to turn the island nation into a hub for blockchain tech and cryptocurrency.
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‘Crypto Congressman’ Trying to Turn Taiwan into a...

Taiwanese Congressman Jason Hsu is on a mission to turn the island nation into a hub for blockchain tech and cryptocurrency. Jason Hsu, the man dubbed the ‘Crypto Congressman’ by...

Kevin O’Brien | Aug 31, 2018 | 03:00
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Chinese Authorities Seize 600+ Computers Used for Bitcoin Mining

Police in Tianjin – a city in Northern China – seized some 600 computers used for bitcoin mining. The authorities’ attention was attracted by the abnormal surge of...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 28, 2018 | 05:00
Taiwan Set to Introduce Strict Cryptocurrency Regulations to Combat Money Laundering
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Taiwan Set to Introduce Strict Cryptocurrency Regulations to Combat...

Taiwan is set to become the latest country to introduce clearly defined cryptocurrency regulations. The new crypto regulations are being designed to combat money laundering activities...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Apr 28, 2018 | 03:00
Bitcoin Miner Injured in Shooting Blames China Crypto Ban
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Miner Injured in Shooting Blames China Crypto Ban

A Taiwanese Bitcoin Miner nearly paid for his life after being shot at by gangsters for allegedly reneging on a mining deal by not providing payment. The victim went on to blame China...

Nikita Blows | Apr 18, 2018 | 00:00
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Bitcoin Acceptance

Taiwan Airline Accepts Bitcoin Seeing ‘Bright Future’ for...

Taiwanese airline FAT Taiwan Inc. (Far Eastern Air Transport) recently announced that it will accept bitcoin payments, becoming the first airline in the country to accept...

Allen Scott | Mar 05, 2018 | 09:00
First Bitcoin robbery in Taiwan
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Taiwan Sees First Bitcoin Robbery, Suspects Arrested

Taiwan has seen its first Bitcoin robbery as three men stole 18 bitcoins from the victim. Police were later able to apprehend the criminals. It seems that the cryptocurrency world is...

Jeff Francis | Feb 22, 2018 | 04:00
Bitcoin Technology

Taiwan Holds First Public Blockchain Hearing

On April 26th, Taiwan held its first public hearing concerning blockchain technology and its relationship with money transmission, current regulations, and academic research. The...

Jamie Redman | Apr 27, 2016 | 21:00
Wagecan
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Bitcoinist Giveaways: 50 WageCan Bitcoin Debit Cards Up For Grabs

Bitcoinist is proud to announce that we are partnering with WageCan to give away 50 of their popular bitcoin debit cards. The winners of this giveaway will be chosen at random from our...

Bitcoinist | Apr 06, 2016 | 10:49
Barclays
Bitcoin

More Signs of Trouble in Asia: Barclays to Cut Investment Banking...

Reuters reports that Barclays Bank will announce investment banking job cuts across Asia sometime next week. The news publication’s sources said that these jobs cuts will include...

Evan Faggart | Jan 05, 2016 | 13:00
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Bitcoin

Bitcoinist Weekly News Re-Hash: Bear Market Special Edition

This week has been somewhat depressing for those hoping to see a return of the bull run that has characterized the market activity of the past couple weeks. The bulls did not make a...

Evan Faggart | Nov 16, 2015 | 08:00
Breaking News

Taiwan: There is no Bitcoin Ban

Bitcoin has been “unbanned” in Taiwan. Well, that’s not exactly accurate. Sources are claiming that the digital currency was never banned in Taiwan in the first place...

Nick Marinoff | Nov 15, 2015 | 08:00

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