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
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.
admin - August 7, 2018
Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has announced that they will collaborate with Abu Dhabi’s regulators to build a cross-border trade finance system using distributed ledger technology (DLT).
admin - August 7, 2018
After months with activities against digital asset, the regulators of this country finally give crypto investors some hopes by eventually accepting cryptocurrency.
admin - August 7, 2018
India's telecoms is turning to blockchain technology to restrict annoying telemarketing calls and messages.
admin - August 7, 2018
The American tech giant - IBM has partnered with India’s National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) to publish the 12-week online course named ““Blockchain Architecture Design and Use Cases.”
admin - August 7, 2018
Yahoo! Japan Corporation confirmed approaching the crypto space by acquiring a stake in a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange that got license from the country’s financial regulator. The launch of an “easy-to-use...
admin - August 7, 2018
In Jun, 2018 Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings announced that after a month delay due to security concerns, its in-house cryptocurrency exchange is now live.
admin - August 7, 2018
After a month of certainty, according to Quartz, India will study and even consider cryptocurrency as commodity instead of planning to ban it as informed before.
admin - August 7, 2018
Japan has issued its first official rejection of a crypto exchange application. This announcement was released by the Financial Services Agency (FSA) in June, 2018, confirmed that the regulator would...
admin - August 7, 2018
The Internet giant - Tencent has collaborated with the Shenzhen branch of the State Administration of Taxation in providing blockchain solutions to avoid tax evasion.
admin - August 7, 2018
BitTrade (Japanese crypto exchange) has been acquired for S$67M (~US$50M) by a Singaporean multi-millionaire and entrepreneur
admin - August 7, 2018
According to the press release on June 28, Microsoft Taiwan has partnered with two Chinese companies: Hot Cool - cloud management service provider and Digital China -  IT service provider,...
admin - August 7, 2018
China's federal science institution, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is making the effort in adopt blockchain technology to the country.
admin - August 7, 2018
According to China News on June 21, chinese officials and tech giant - Tencent is cooperating to established China Blockchain Security Alliance to handle blockchain security issues.
admin - August 7, 2018
In the latest court in Hangzhou, China, documents and evidence authenticated with blockchain can be used in legal disputes.
admin - August 7, 2018
According to China Insurance News Network, reinsurance giants have launched a blockchain-based platform for inter-company data transfer.
admin - August 7, 2018
According to the latest patent application, Alibaba has been utilized blockchain technology to facilitate international transactions.
admin - August 7, 2018
As described in the application, ICBC aims to create a system which all related organizations can be each node of a decentralized platform.
admin - August 7, 2018
According to Finance News on June 5, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has working on a blockchain-based system that digitize paper checks issued by local enterprises.
admin - August 7, 2018
Bamboo Capital JSC (BCG) has signed a MOU with New Era Energy Ltd. (NERA) to pilot the world's first blockchain-enabled carbon credit protocol. NERA will also invest up to US$...
admin - August 7, 2018
Digital Ventures - a fintech investment subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) announced that they have took part in a US$55 million Series B fund of US-based blockchain company Ripple.
admin - August 7, 2018
The world is scrambling to adopt what promises to be the biggest technological innovation since the internet.
admin - August 7, 2018
As revealed with the media recently, Bank of Thailand is planning to apply blockchain technology to their inter-bank settlement and clearance.
admin - August 7, 2018
Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob - The Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BoT) shared at the Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit on July 12 that the bank is proposing to utilize blockchain...
admin - August 7, 2018
14 Thai banks have altogether launched the Thailand Blockchain Community Initiative, which plan to develop a blockchain-based platform to digitize letters of guarantee and other documents.
admin - August 7, 2018
Vietnam’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) has officially proposed that the country temporarily bans the importation of cryptocurrency mining equipment, according to the local news outlet named Vnexpress on Jun 5,...
admin - August 7, 2018
Published in the Royal Gazette on May 13, this 100-section law defines cryptocurrencies as digital assets and digital tokens and bring them under the control and administration of Thai SEC.
admin - August 7, 2018
According a press release from Thai bank - Krungsri (Bank of Ayudhya), MUFG Bank, Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), and Standard Chartered Bank Singapore has been successfully pilot tested for the real-time...
admin - August 7, 2018
Thailand has sidestepped all the controversy and made a truly courageous action by enforcing a completely new law to regulate ICO and cryptocurrencies.
admin - August 7, 2018
The Association of Thai Securities Companies (ASCO)- the collective body representing Thailand’s securities firms - is reported that they are applying for an operating license together with the Securities and...
admin - August 7, 2018
On July, Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission has officially released the new legal framework for ICO, scheduled to come into effect on July 2018.
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