Marshall Islands' president accuses Chinese interests of backing opponents

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Hilda Heine faces no-confidence vote over controversial plans to introduce cryptocurrency

The Marshall Islands’ president, Hilda Heine, says accusations that she is destroying the country’s financial reputation by adopting a cryptocurrency are “baseless” and her opponents are being unduly influenced by pressure from China.

Earlier this week eight senators moved to pass a vote of no confidence in Heine, the first female leader of any Pacific Island. The vote is scheduled to take place next week.

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