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CGTN published this video item, entitled “2021/05/25 The legacy of Yuan Longping / China’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies” – below is their description.
• Global tribute to the passing of pioneering scientist #YuanLongping, long remembered as the father of the seminal hybrid #rice. What does his work mean to future generations? Who’s picking up the torch?
• China’s tough crackdown on crypto trading and services – a setback for #bitcoin and other virtual currencies. A temporary blip or the start of a slide?CGTN YouTube Channel
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