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    Cinema chain AMC will accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by year end
    AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron said the company’s cinemas would start accepting bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin for payments by year end.
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    World’s first NFT film is a Covid-19 thriller starring Anthony Hopkins
    An initial 11 NFTs for Zero Contact will be auctioned on September 24, ahead of the 2,500 that will be sold next month as Vuele vies to become a model for film distribution.
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    Top cryptocurrency exchange works with regulators to clear red flags
    Binance is making a pivot to a licensed financial institution and has started dialogues with regulators as it looks to distance itself from the ongoing wave of crackdowns on unlicensed platforms globally.
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    Chinese mining firms told to stop work and leave Democratic Republic of Congo
    Beijing demands companies obey the Congolese authorities, after protests outside a Chinese mine that had ignored orders about illegal mining.
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    China widens bitcoin mining crackdown with Hebei campaign
    The cyberspace watchdog of Hebei announces a clampdown on cryptocurrency mining and trading, the latest province to heed Beijing’s call.
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    Hong Kong consumer watchdog urges regulation of silicone products
    Six brands of silicone food containers and three types of such cups found to have exceeded German standard for volatile organic matter of 0.5 per cent, ranging from 0.76 to 1.4 per cent.
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    China’s cosmetic surgery boom targeted as state media call for regulation
    People’s Daily says the industry’s advertising is pervasive and sometimes associates good looks with success.
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    Magnum Real Estate to accept bitcoin in sale of Manhattan retail properties
    Potential buyers from anywhere, including Hongkongers or mainland Chinese, can buy the Manhattan retail assets with bitcoin.
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    Beijing Stock Exchange alternative to SPAC listings by Chinese firms
    New Beijing bourse could serve as an alternative listing venue for innovative Chinese tech firms as regulatory crackdown weighs on appetite for SPAC tie-ups, trade group says.
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    The UN’s green energy drive could take Hong Kong’s Bitcoin miners to the cleaners
    Are cryptocurrencies dirty or clean? Neil Newman looks at the polluting nature of Bitcoin mining.
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    Chinese state media warn of bubble amid NFT frenzy
    An article in a sister paper of People’s Daily has become the latest state media outlet to question the prospect of non-fungible tokens.
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    Does blockchain work in climate policy? China is considering its use
    The initiative is part of China’s plan to prod the major emitters of greenhouse gases to help achieve the nation’s twin climate goals, for carbon emissions to peak before 2030 and to achieve net zero emission by 2060.
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