A new mutual fund will provide crypto currency access to accredited investors in Asia who are very interested but slow to buy the coins directly.
The Korean arm of the exchange has dropped support for privacy-enhancing cryptocurrencies including monero, zcash and dash.
The U.S. Treasury mentioned cryptocurrency thefts as one of the reasons for the action against the Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel.
LINE, provider of Japan’s most popular messaging app, has just been approved for a cryptocurrency business license in the country.
Some Asian countries have gone a long way toward shoring up their rules and regulations around cryptocurrencies and security tokens.
A Thai man has been arrested for alleged involvement in a crypto crime ring that fleeced investors for 500 million baht.
North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks that reaped around $2 billion for its weapons programs.
The dollar-pegged stablecoin tether (USDT) has become a virtual bridge between Chinese traders and global markets.
The next generation of stablecoins will eschew the U.S. dollar as their basis, writes Bitspark’s George Harrap.
A flood of competing stablecoins is coming to the global economy, setting the stage for what could be a climactic battle with the world’s biggest central banks.
An official at China’s central bank has said the institution is nearing the launch of its national digital currency.
VC Trade, the crypto exchange launched by SBI Holdings, is integrating new tech to help it comply with new international KYC standards.
A South Korean financial watchdog under the Financial Services Commission aims to more closely supervise exchanges in line with FATF standards.
North Korea is funding its weapons of mass destruction via hacks of banks and crypto exchanges, says a confidential U.N. report.
Thailand’s anti-money laundering regulator is planning to amend the country’s laws to mandate reporting by cryptocurrency exchanges.
Primitive Ventures partner Dovey Wan breaks down the crypto situation as it stands in China today.
Circle is moving the majority of its Poloniex exchange operations offshore, citing a “lack of regulatory frameworks” in the U.S.
Nearly 2.7 trillion won (US$2.3 billion) have been lost to cryptocurrency crimes in the last two years, not including exchange hacks.
Japan has set up a working group to examine the issues raised by Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project ahead of a G7 meeting this week.
After a $30-million hack last week, Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint says it’s discovered that another $2.3 million is missing.