editor - December 10, 2018
On November 13th, The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (Thai SEC) released a report around Thailand’s financial regulators which firmly stated towards cryptocurrency to cease advertising and warned citizens against...
editor - December 10, 2018
In the financial world, assets are often used in trading for “payment” when it’s time for the transfer of the asset. This is also known as Delivery versus Payment.
editor - December 10, 2018
According to the People’s Daily, the Chinese Communist Party’s official newspaper, Loudi, a city in China’s Hunan province, has launched a blockchain-based platform for real estate data recording.
editor - December 10, 2018
One of the largest insurance firms in China, Ping An Insurance Group, signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Sanya city government on “Smart City” construction and a financial investment
editor - December 10, 2018
The Bank of Thailand is pushing for a transformation of government saving bonds, issuance, distribution and sales, all by conducting proof of concept (POC) using distributed ledger technology (DLT), more...
editor - December 3, 2018
A South Korea official stated that the government will make a decision on whether initial coin offerings (ICOs) will be allowed, come November, as a result of the investigation that...
editor - December 3, 2018
On September 20th, the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing announced the formation of the CRYSTAL (Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques, and Algorithms) Centre - an academic research laboratory and...
editor - December 3, 2018
South Korea is making gestures and creating room, in preparation for blockchain tech and crypto entering their market. Lee Hye-hoon, the chairperson of The National Assembly Special Committee, revealed that...
editor - December 3, 2018
Besides undenied benefits, Blockchain network still causes many concerns. Recently, HKEX published a report showing their concerns about applying blockchain technology for securities clearance and settlement, which expected not suitable...
editor - December 3, 2018
According to a report by China Securities Times on Wednesday, September 27th, with the adoption of blockchain technology, $1.3 billion of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) have been successfully issued by...
editor - December 3, 2018
On Oct 25th, Viettel Group, Vietnam’s largest telecommunications company set its sights and goal to become a leading blockchain technology provider within the next five years, through their development and...
editor - November 26, 2018
Malaysia is actualization their ambition to use Blockchain in three main industries by creating a task force to promote this technology’s uses.
editor - November 26, 2018
‘The Nation’ newspaper, one of two English dailies in Bangkok, has published a report on September 20th about Kasikormbank, the fourth-largest bank of Thailand that has recently joined the blockchain-based...
editor - November 26, 2018
On September 21st, Bloomberg published an article about the intention of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) to take over blockchain, amongst other tech sectors based on insider sources.
editor - November 26, 2018
The financial cooperation between China and Singapore has achieved a new mark since a release of Monetary Authority of Singapore. Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Singapore Deputy Prime Minister, and Coordinating...
editor - November 20, 2018
The Ministry of Commerce of Thailand has launched two feasibility studies which will tap into applying blockchain in trade finance and intellectual property registration. According to the Bangkok Post, the...
editor - November 20, 2018
Park Won-soon, the official of Seoul, has unveiled government plans to cultivate the capital of South Korea, turning it into a blockchain smart city within the next five years with...
editor - November 20, 2018
On the 25th of October, Asia Blockchain Review was thrilled to hold our second blockchain meetup, titled “Unblock Bangkok” in Thailand, focusing on current trends and updates about the Asian...
editor - November 20, 2018
Regarding the new laws imposed by the Chinese government, users are required to register national ID-card details so that the state can get access to all blockchains and censor anything...
editor - November 20, 2018
Blockchain technology is permissive more and more as its uses. Recently, Taiwan, the seventh largest economy in Asia, has pursued friendly regulation for crypto and blockchain companies, which shows their...
editor - November 20, 2018
The world is seeing a huge enlargement of Blockchain technology especially Crypto which has never happened before. In just the first three quarters of 2018, the venture capital (VC) investment...
editor - November 20, 2018
In every region across the world, Cross-border payment is always a hurdle because of the inefficient management of global liquidity. Especially in South Eastern Asian Nations (ASEAN), which has been...
editor - November 20, 2018
Regarding a press release on October 18, the Chinese Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium (FISCO), an association formed by led by multinational telecommunication company Huawei and tech giant Tencent, unveiled its...
editor - November 20, 2018
According to Business Korea report on September 21, the Korean blockchain industry would receive further support from the Ministry of Science and Information Communications Technology (MSICT).
editor - November 20, 2018
The Race to be Crypto Valley of Asia is going on among Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines. They are playing a game that other countries in the Asia Pacific will...
editor - November 5, 2018
The fourth largest bank in Thailand, Kasikornbank, will join the Visa’s B2B Connect Project with other well-respected financial institutions such as the U.S. Commerce Bank, Shinhan Bank in South Korea,...
editor - November 2, 2018
On October 24th, Infinity Blockchain Ventures (IBV) partnered up with Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) to present “TECHNOMART: Adding Value through Blockchain” in Selangor, Malaysia.
admin - October 22, 2018
As blockchain and cryptocurrencies has thrived vigorously, nations all over the world, including Vietnam, are ramping up blockchain adoption.
admin - October 18, 2018
On September 19th, Asia Blockchain Review (ABR) was thrilled to hold their first blockchain meetup ever, titled “ABR presents Thailand blockchain landscape report” in Bangkok, providing an in-depth analysis of...
admin - October 18, 2018
On September 20th, Asia Blockchain Review launched our first meetup in Malaysia titled “ABR Presents Malaysia Blockchain Landscape Report”, at The Co, a coworking and event space in the heart...
admin - September 4, 2018
With the emergence of Blockchain in global markets and affairs, it has been astonishing to bear witness to the various ways in which blockchain has shaped economies, industries, and the...
admin - September 4, 2018
With the massive emergence of blockchain around the world, people have taken up varying opinions when it comes to matters of pros vs cons.
admin - August 8, 2018
As stated by Forbes magazine, Vietnam could emerge as one of the next blockchain hubs in Southeast Asia and across the globe.
admin - August 8, 2018
Cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea might quickly lose eligibility for consequential tax benefits recently granted to smaller companies.
admin - August 8, 2018
According to AjooGyungjeh (Very Economics) in July 2018, the governor of Jeju, the large southern Korean island, announced his commitment to issuing ICOs and Jeju coin, Jeju’s own cryptocurrency.
admin - August 8, 2018
South Korea's National Assembly, national legislature has officially proposed to allow domestic initial coin offerings (ICOs), effectively lifting the ban imposed by the government in September, 2017.
admin - August 8, 2018
A group of national banking in South Korea is to use Samsung SDS, a blockchain-based customer ID verification system from July 2018, according to a notice revealed by the Korea...
admin - August 8, 2018
The South Korean government will invest to support blockchain development in the country, with plans to carry out six blockchain-based pilots. The investment is approximately Korean won 10 Bln (or...
admin - August 8, 2018
Thailand’s Omise and OmiseGO recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ShinhanCard which is a major South Korean credit card business and technical company, an affiliate of Shinhan Financial...
admin - August 8, 2018
South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT announced a major Blockchain Technology Development Strategy that is objective to raise 230 bln won (~$207 mln) and will be completed by 2022,...
admin - August 8, 2018
South Korean regulators have revealed drafts of bills intended to develop rules on cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and blockchain technology, The Korea Times reported in July, 2018.
admin - August 8, 2018
South Korea’s Lotte Global Logistics, a major Seoul-headquartered logistics and shipping company, announced to join the blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) which is an global consortium of blockchain-based companies, tech...
admin - August 7, 2018
Indonesian Futures Exchange Supervisory Board (Bappebti), a commodities market regulator under the country's Ministry of Trade, has officially ruled that cryptocurrencies are commodities that could be traded on futures exchange...
admin - August 7, 2018
Authorities in Cambodia have officially announced that domestic investors are now required to obtain a license for purchasing, selling or trading cryptocurrencies – other unlicensed activities would be declared illegal.
admin - August 7, 2018
A set of draft rules has been published by The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for regulating Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) for public review, in accordance with an official...
admin - August 7, 2018
Regulations for cryptocurrencies is being formulated by the authority of Filipino government-owned economic zone and the number of licenses it issues is limited to 25.
admin - August 7, 2018
A subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba - Ant Financial  has launched a blockchain-powered cross-border service through their e-wallet platform which offer secured, hassle-free and cost saving transactions.
admin - August 7, 2018
The authority that governs the Philippines Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport is aiming to earn $67 million just by issuing cryptocurrency exchange licenses.
admin - August 7, 2018
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state's de facto central bank, is proposing changes to existing regulations that would limit market entry for decentralized exchanges based on blockchain.
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Asia Blockchain Review presents Unblock Bangkok

editor - November 20, 2018
On the 25th of October, Asia Blockchain Review was thrilled to hold our second blockchain meetup, titled “Unblock Bangkok” in Thailand, focusing on current trends...

TECHNOMART: Adding Value through Blockchain

editor - November 2, 2018
On October 24th, Infinity Blockchain Ventures (IBV) partnered up with Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) to present “TECHNOMART: Adding Value through Blockchain” in...

Asia Blockchain Review presents Thailand Blockchain Landscape Report

admin - October 18, 2018
On September 19th, Asia Blockchain Review (ABR) was thrilled to hold their first blockchain meetup ever, titled “ABR presents Thailand blockchain landscape report” in Bangkok,...

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