China

The story behind this days-long traffic jam in Mongolia

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China can’t get enough of Mongolia’s coal, thanks to domestic mine closures and a halt on imports from North Korea. Compared to last year, Mongolia coal exports have more than doubled, and the China-Mongolia border is buckling under the flow. As shown in the photo above, a days-long bottleneck of coal trucks has built up Read More

The improbable new wine countries that climate change is creating

2 weeks ago 7ring 0
Would you bring a Polish bottle of chardonnay to a dinner party? How about a riesling from Michigan? A bubbly from England? These would be bold choices today, but in a few years, those wines may be as welcome as bottles from France, Italy, or California. The map of the wine world is undergoing a Read More

China is promoting spying as the perfect hobby for the entire family

3 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on China is promoting spying as the perfect hobby for the entire family
Last year, China’s authorities used Mr. Bean and Batman knockoffs to publicize the importance of safeguarding state secrets, as part of its first National Security Education Day. Now, a 10-minute long cartoon directed at children between the ages of seven and 12 demonstrates how—with the help of a grandparent—you can tell if someone in your Read More

China Monitors Booming OTC Bitcoin Market After Shutting Down Exchanges

3 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on China Monitors Booming OTC Bitcoin Market After Shutting Down Exchanges
Finance After shutting down the country’s bitcoin exchanges, the Chinese government is monitoring the booming cryptocurrency over-the-counter (OTC) market. A recent government report shows that 680 million yuan, approximately $103 million, were traded in the last two weeks of October on the top three international OTC trading platforms. Also read: China May Try to Block All Read More

Chinese Analyst: ”Bitcoin Nuclear Bomb In New Currency War Between China and USA”

3 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on Chinese Analyst: ”Bitcoin Nuclear Bomb In New Currency War Between China and USA”
News Xiao Lei, a Chinese financial analyst, has published an article that seeks to argue that the spheres of bitcoin and cryptocurrency are increasingly becoming a battleground in “a new currency” war between China and the United States. Despite some bitcoin users describing Lei’s views as conspiratorial, the article has garnered significant attention after becoming Read More

The Talented Mr. Bitcoin: Expert Blog

3 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on The Talented Mr. Bitcoin: Expert Blog
*Expert Blog is Cointelegraph new series of articles by the crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com. Despite being attacked from all sides, Bitcoin is Read More

BTCC Founder Bobby Lee: “Segwit2x Feature Is an Upgrade”

3 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on BTCC Founder Bobby Lee: “Segwit2x Feature Is an Upgrade”
News This week Bobby Lee, the chief executive officer of the Chinese cryptocurrency exchange BTCC, held an Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) with bitcoin traders on the Reddit forum /r/bitcoinmarkets. During the AMA the conversation participants focused in on the Segwit2x hard fork set to activate on or around November 16. Also read: SPV Wallet Bread Lets Users Decide Read More

Blockchain Will Keep Growing Even After the Bans, Chinese AI Startup

3 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on Blockchain Will Keep Growing Even After the Bans, Chinese AI Startup
In early September, China banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) and a week later Chinese authorities shut down major cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. In this article, we will delve into how this ban impacted the whole crypto economy not just in China, but around the world. Currently in China, many are still concerned about ICO Read More

Chiang Kai-shek’s former homes are open to tourists

2 months ago adcity Comments Off on Chiang Kai-shek’s former homes are open to tourists
NESTLED in a wood outside the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing is a mansion used as an official residence in the 1930s and 1940s by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the Chinese leader who fled to Taiwan to escape Mao Zedong’s Communist army. After the civil war, Chiang’s name became synonymous with evil in China. No longer. Read More

Undergraduates in China grumble about compulsory boot camp

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IN A concrete stadium in the north of Beijing, some 2,000 men and women are rehearsing a military tattoo. They march in a circle to music pumped from loudspeakers, while footage of tanks and helicopters plays on a screen above their heads. One group armed with rifles heads to the middle of the arena to Read More