Business and Economy — Monday, 28th November 2016

FTN Daily #48 — Blockchain success — Castro’s lethal legacy — And more

Photo: Peter Nguyen

On the Block

Singapore tests a blockchain based currency. Chanyaporn Chanjaroen and David Roman for Bloomberg.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-16/singapore-working-on-interbank-payments-blockchain-with-r3-dbs


“I am fairly optimistic”

Laurence Pak of the Lion Rock Institute talks about freedom, regulation and institutions in Hong Kong. Interview by Moritz Gillmair for Freedom Today.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-16/singapore-working-on-interbank-payments-blockchain-with-r3-dbs


Gangster in Paradise

Decades of Fidel Castro’s dictatorship left Cuba in shambles. Anyone can see that. Ted Cruz for National Review.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-16/singapore-working-on-interbank-payments-blockchain-with-r3-dbs


Porn in the Economy Class

Everything you wanted to know about the porn economy but never dared to ask. Cade Metz for Wired.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-16/singapore-working-on-interbank-payments-blockchain-with-r3-dbs


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