Crypto Cynic Becomes Singapore's New President

Crypto Cynic Becomes Singapore’s New President

Singapore elects Tharman Shanmugaratnam as its new president, previously known for skepticism toward cryptocurrencies, now emphasizing “ultra clarity” and a balanced regulatory approach. Key Points Singapore recently elected Tharman Shanmugaratnam as its 9th president, succeeding Halimah Yacob. While Shanmugaratnam had previously referred to cryptocurrencies as “inherently purely speculative and slightly crazy,” the role of the President in Singapore is mostly …

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