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Putin Orders Russia's Public Officials to Report Crypto Holdings
Russian civil servants must start reporting their crypto assets as the country's first crypto law comes into force in January.
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Thai Excise Department Will Deploy Blockchain Tech to Boost Tax Collection
All three of Thailand's tax departments reportedly aim to improve tax revenue collection using blockchain technology.
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Government Reimagined, With Jeff Saviano and Glen Weyl
In this episode of our Money Reimagined podcast, Sheila Warren and Michael Casey speak with two outside-the-box thinkers on their ideas for improving governance.
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Cryptocurrency Is Just a Minor Threat to the State
States still have the armies, the police and – on a good day anyway – democratic legitimacy. All of that still matters, and will for a long time.
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Australia to Spend $575M on Tech Including Blockchain to Boost Pandemic Recovery
The investment comes as Australia attempts to make a recovery from the recession brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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How the Battle for Thailand Is Being Fought on Twitter
The Thai government and pro-democracy protesters are at war over social media. Authorities blocked local access to a Facebook group that was critical of the monarchy. Young protesters now fear the military government is interfering with Twitter as well.
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Thailand to Raise $6.4M With Sale of Blockchain-Based Bonds
The Thai Public Debt Management Office plans to sell the cheaply priced bonds through a state-owned bank’s blockchain e-wallet.
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Governor: Colorado Startups Have Raised $50M in Venture Capital
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis joined CoinDesk at ETHDenver where he talked about the future of crypto regulation.
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Japanese Lawmakers Will Propose Digital Yen to Counter Libra, China: Report
Around 70 politicians from Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party plan to propose the nation issue its own digital currency.
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Swiss Government Moves to Remove Legal Barriers for Blockchain Development
The Swiss Federal Council has adopted a revised proposal to remove legal hurdles still holding up blockchain innovation, and will pass the legislation to the parliament.
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