China’s Communist Party Shifts Coronavirus Blame to Outsiders

The Wuhan Coronavirus has shattered China’s self-image, calling decades of Communist propaganda into question. In order to save face, the Chinese government is underreporting Coronavirus infection rates and suggesting the real threat comes from outsiders. The Communist government is trying to change the narrative about its mishandling of the crisis. The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak exposed […]

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Kenyans Use Social Media to Fight Coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak is exposing China’s dangerous influence over the Kenyan government. Kenya’s President allowed Chinese airlines to bring hundreds of potentially infected passengers into the country. Kenyan netizens use social media to mount an online rebellion. They strong armed their government into stopping flights from China. Kenyan netizens take matters into their own hands […]

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Coronavirus Hits India’s Capital Delhi as Pandemic Fears Intensify

China’s neighbour India confirms its fourth and fifth coronavirus-positive cases. The authorities are now evaluating individuals that were in contact with the two patients. New Delhi’s first case increases fear towards a true global pandemic. India’s Ministry of Health has officially reported New Delhi’s first two cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Fears of a coronavirus pandemic […]

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Unlike Libra, Digital Yuan Will Not Need Currency Reserves to Support Value: PBOC Official – CoinDesk

The head of the People’s Bank of China’s (PBOC) digital currency research subsidiary, Changchun Mu, said China’s cryptocurrency will not need a currency basket to maintain a stable value. Speaking to reporters at The China Finance Association Academic Annual Meeting and China Finance Forum Annual Meeting in Beijing Saturday, Mu said the digital yuan would […]

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China’s SEC May Soon Have a Crypto-Savvy Department Chief: Report – CoinDesk

China’s securities watchdog is reportedly setting up a technology regulation bureau and may soon appoint Yao Qian, the former head of China’s central bank digital currency initiative, as its new department chief. According to a report from Chinese business publication Caijing on Wednesday, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has announced Yao’s appointment on its […]

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China’s Internet Firewall Has Blocked Access to Ethereum Block Explorer Etherscan.io – CoinDesk

China’s Great Firewall, used by the government to regulate access to foreign internet sites, has blocked one of the most popular sources of ethereum blockchain data. As of Tuesday, etherscan.io, one of the longest-running and most widely used ethereum block explorers, was inaccessible from IP addresses inside mainland China, based on tests performed locally. The […]

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