The Chinese Yuan is Falling Once Again — and That’s Key for the Bitcoin Bull Case

The Chinese Yuan is Falling Once Again — and That’s Key for the Bitcoin Bull Case

Last year, one of the biggest stories in the Bitcoin market was that tensions between China and the US – which culminated in a massive trade war – fueled cryptocurrencies. Whenever President Donald Trump tweeted about US relations with China, BTC reacted, both rising and…

US bans WeChat, Chinese turn to Signal—decentralization is the answer

US bans WeChat, Chinese turn to Signal—decentralization is the answer

President Donald Trump announced this week his intention to ban US companies from transacting with the Chinese payment and messenger app WeChat, leading to a spike in downloads for the privacy-first messenger app Signal – and the debate resurrected decentralized platforms. The US president is…

Swalwell Says His Ties to Chinese Spy Were Leaked Because of Trump Criticism

Swalwell Says His Ties to Chinese Spy Were Leaked Because of Trump Criticism

Representative Eric Swalwell speaks on the second night of the first Democratic presidential candidate debate in Miami, Florida on June 27, 2019. (Mike Segar / Reuters) Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell alleges that information about his links to a suspected Chinese spy was leaked to the…

Man tortured in Chinese concentration camp 'almost had organs harvested'

Man tortured in Chinese concentration camp 'almost had organs harvested'

An Uyghur Muslim who claims to have been brutally tortured in a Chinese concentration camp says he was prepared to have his organs harvested. Kazakh Omir Beali is one of the few inmates to have escaped from camps in China’s Xinjiang region. Omir, who had…

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