Cryptocurrency ads reach record levels on London transport | Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency firms bombarded Londoners with a record number of adverts on public transport during 2021, fuelling calls for a ban to prevent people being lured into risky investments.The surge in adverts for crypto assets, which are unregulated in the UK, has prompted concerns about the risk of addiction and financial harm, particularly given the wild … Read more

Shanghai cuts tourism, eastern Chinese city limits transport on resurgent COVID

Shanghai cuts tourism, eastern Chinese city limits transport on resurgent COVID

SHANGHAI, Nov 26 (Reuters) – A handful of local COVID-19 cases in eastern parts of China have prompted Shanghai city to limit tourism activities and a nearby city to cut public transportation services, as China insists on zero tolerance against letting clusters spread.Shanghai city detected three domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases with confirmed symptoms for Nov. … Read more

London’s TfL transport system could ban crypto adverts after Floki coin sparks controversy

London's TfL transport system could ban crypto adverts after Floki coin sparks controversy

“Missed Doge? Get Floki,” declared a wave of advertising on London’s public transport system last month.The posters, which appeared on Transport for London (TfL) trains, stations and buses, advertised a meme cryptocurrency named after Elon Musk’s Shiba Inu.But the advertising campaign has prompted calls for TfL to ban crypto adverts, with elected officials in the … Read more

‘They’re Unethical’: Crypto Ads on London’s Public Transport Slammed by British Parliamentarian

‘They’re Unethical’: Crypto Ads on London’s Public Transport Slammed by British Parliamentarian

British parliamentarian Sian Berry has questioned the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, about crypto advertisements that have been featuring on the Transport for London (TfL) vehicles. Calling them “unethical”, Berry said these advertisements featuring dog coin Floki Inu should have raised “red flags”. The development comes just days after three advertisements for crypto products were … Read more

Germany could make COVID test or vaccine mandatory for public transport

Germany could make COVID test or vaccine mandatory for public transport

People queue outside a COVID-19 rapid test centre to get a day pass to visit shops and cultural institutions, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Weimar, Germany, March 29, 2021. REUTERS/Karina HesslandBERLIN, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Want to take the bus or train in Germany?You may soon have to provide a … Read more

London’s massive public transport body is cracking down on crypto ads after meme token floki inu’s campaign flooded the city’s travel system | Currency News | Financial and Business News

Missed doge? Get floki? ad

Missed doge? Get floki? ad spotted in the London underground. Amanda Cooper Transport for London said at the weekend it would ensure crypto ads complied with its policies from now on. “Missed Doge? Get Floki ” posters appeared throughout the city’s travel system, touting the unregulated meme crypto coin. S​​iân Berry, Green party London Assembly … Read more

‘There could be snakes’: planes mothballed by Covid prepare to fly again | Air transport

In the red dust of the Australian desert, more than a hundred shiny planes are lined up nose to tail, an aviation long-term parking lot.Hundreds more form geometric patterns in California’s Mojave Desert, where engineers whack the wheel hubs of Qantas A380s to scare off rattlesnakes.When Covid forced the world to stop, planes were herded … Read more