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Chinese Agency Reinstates Goal to Phase Out Crypto Mining Industry — CoinDesk

Chinese Agency Reinstates Goal to Phase Out Crypto Mining Industry — CoinDesk

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Chinese court begins trial of prominent crypto OTC trader Zhao Dong

Chinese court begins trial of prominent crypto OTC trader Zhao Dong

The Xihu District Court in the Chinese city of Hangzhou has started the trial of a criminal case against well-known crypto over-the-counter (OTC) trader Zhao Dong and several others. According to the live stream page of the trial on Wednesday, Zhao was charged with a crime called “assisting internet criminal activities.” Under China’s codified laws, …

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Chinese Hospital Issues First Electronic Bill on Blockchain

Chinese Hospital Issues First Electronic Bill on Blockchain

A hospital in China sent the first electronic bill to a patient on its blockchain-based invoice management platform on Monday.  The People’s Hospital of Chengmai County, a public hospital in the Hainan province of South China, is the first hospital to issue and keep track of invoices on a blockchain in the province, according to …

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OKEx is resuming peer-to-peer fiat trading for Chinese yuan

OKEx is resuming peer-to-peer fiat trading for Chinese yuan

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx said in an announcement on Wednesday that it will resume the peer-to-peer (P2P) fiat-to-crypto trading tunnel for Chinese yuan, Vietnamese dong, and Indian rupee, starting from 20:00 Hong Kong Time on October 21. OKEx disabled the P2P fiat-to-crypto trading interface after it announced the suspension of withdrawal of crypto assets on the …

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Chinese tech giant Tencent launches blockchain accelerator program

Chinese tech giant Tencent launches blockchain accelerator program

Chinese tech giant Tencent has launched a blockchain accelerator, and it plans to mentor 30 companies developing blockchain-based technologies and services. Called Tencent Industrial Accelerator, the program has now begun taking applications, according to the company’s website. Interested projects have until June 6 to apply.  The accelerator is open to both early-stage blockchain startups and …

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Chinese tech giants Tencent, Alibaba filed for the most blockchain patents last year

Chinese tech giants Tencent, Alibaba filed for the most blockchain patents last year

Chinese tech giants Tencent and Alibaba filed the most blockchain patent applications in 2019, according to research conducted by The Block’s Steven Zheng. Tencent and its affiliates filed for 718 blockchain patents out of a total of over 5,800, while Alibaba Group filed 470. Together, they accounted for over 20% of the total. Tencent and Alibaba …

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