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Australia’s decisive win on plain packaging paves way for other countries to follow suit

Australia’s decisive win on plain packaging paves way for other countries to follow suit

The decision, handed down on June 9 by the World Trade Organisation’s appeals body, that Australia’s plain packaging tobacco control policy doesn’t flout WTO...
The coronavirus crisis shows why New Zealand urgently needs a commissioner for older people

The coronavirus crisis shows why New Zealand urgently needs a commissioner for older people

New Zealand is often described as a great place to grow up. We must also ask ourselves whether it is a great place to...
50-year-old law could put a stranglehold on Bitcoin in the U.S.

50-year-old law could put a stranglehold on Bitcoin in the U.S.

A banking law passed in the early 70s could have detrimental consequences for the Bitcoin mining industry in the United States. The U.S. government has...
Thailand: U.S. Bitcoin investor faces death penalty over 'seastead' home

Thailand: U.S. Bitcoin investor faces death penalty over ‘seastead’ home

An American Bitcoin investor's dreams of freedom have turned to nightmares after being accused of violating Thailand's sovereignty by anchoring his ocean-based home off...
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Bitcoin worth $1 million confiscated in Canada over landmark ruling

Bitcoin worth over $1 million has been confiscated by a judge in Canada's Supreme Court. This ruling came after it was found the accused, Matthew Phan,...

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