In his first major comments on blockchain, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country should implement the technology across the economy.
Chinese internet giant and parent of WeChat, Tencent said Libra would pose serious risks to current digital payment systems in the country.
The portfolio manager behind SPDR Gold Shares is developing a bitcoin ETF, but winning SEC approval remains a holy grail in the nascent space.
Cambodia’s Central Bank wants to slash the cost of cross-border payments and is studying how its Bakong digital wallet might help.
A U.S. federal grand jury indicted a South Korean citizen for operating a child porn site, funded by millions dollars worth of bitcoin.
ICONLOOP, a blockchain startup that provides digital identification services, received its first venture capital investment through an $8 million Series A round.
Chinese banking giant CCB has expanded its trade finance blockchain platform with cross-chain and inter-bank transactions.
Singaporean citizen Ho Jun Jia has been indicted for stealing over $5 million worth of cloud computing services to mine cryptocurrencies.
OKEX Korea is reconsidering a decision to delist the privacy coins zcash and dash it announced in September.
A security token offering for the Nervos Network could help a prominent Chinese bank tap into the DeFi ecosystem.
Crypto donations are legal and do not need to be approved for political donations like cash or securities.
Philadelphia Federal Reserve bank president Patrick Harker said it is “inevitable” for the central banks to start issuing digital currency.
The governor of the Bank of Japan has called for global cooperation in regulating stablecoins like the Facebook-led Libra.
China’s central bank has played down reports that it will issue its digital yuan in November through major banks and companies.
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.