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Japan watchdog orders improvements at cryptocurrency exchanges

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TOKYO Japan's financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country's biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.

UPDATE 1-Japan watchdog orders improvements at cryptocurrency exchanges

* FSA has cracked down on crypto exchanges since major heist (Adds details, background)

Jun 22 2018

Coal, Paris deal isolates U.S. from other G20 nations at energy meeting

BARILOCHE, Argentina The United States split from other Group of 20 member countries on Friday over the future of the coal industry and the 2015 Paris climate accord, though all of them agreed to transition to cleaner fuels to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Jun 20 2018

UPDATE 1-Coal, Paris deal isolates U.S. from other G20 nations at energy meeting

BARILOCHE, Argentina, June 15 The United States split from other Group of 20 member countries on Friday over the future of the coal industry and the 2015 Paris climate accord, though all of them agreed to transition to cleaner fuels to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Jun 15 2018

Uruguay to adopt permanent offer process for offshore oil blocks: minister

BARILOCHE, Argentina Uruguay will move toward a permanent offer process for offshore oil blocks as other Latin American countries have done, after an April auction failed to attract bids, Industry, Energy and Mining Minister Carolina Cosse said in an interview this week.

Jun 15 2018

U.S. nuclear, coal plant bailout plan still being 'fleshed out': Perry

BARILOCHE, Argentina A plan requested by U.S. President Donald Trump to prevent struggling nuclear and coal power plants from shutting is still being "fleshed out" by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the White House, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday.

Politics, Election 2016 Jun 15 2018

Argentina to export natural gas to Chile by end of 2018

BARILOCHE, Argentina Argentina will begin exporting natural gas to neighboring Chile before the end of the year, the energy ministers of both countries said on Thursday, as output from the Vaca Muerta shale field rises.

Jun 14 2018

Argentina to export natural gas to Chile by end of 2018

BARILOCHE, Argentina, June 14 Argentina will begin exporting natural gas to neighboring Chile before the end of the year, the energy ministers of both countries said on Thursday, as output from the Vaca Muerta shale field rises.

Energy, Utilities Jun 14 2018

Financial crime task force eyeing binding crypto exchange rules: Japan official

TOKYO International financial crime-fighting group Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will start discussions later this month on introducing binding rules governing cryptocurrency exchanges, a Japanese government official familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Tech, Japan Jun 12 2018

Financial crime task force eyeing binding crypto exchange rules - Japan official

TOKYO, June 12 International financial crime-fighting group Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will start discussions later this month on introducing binding rules governing cryptocurrency exchanges, a Japanese government official familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Jun 12 2018