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.
China should revamp its plan for a national digital currency in the face of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, says the central bank’s former head.
Facebook reportedly said that current regulatory restrictions mean it has “no plans” to launch its digital wallet service and crypto in India.
China’s central bank could hasten development of its digital yuan to counter the threat posed by Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, an official says.
Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project threatens the stability of financial systems, according to South Korea’s Financial Services Commission.
Japan’s central bank has joined the regulators worldwide expressing concerns over the potential risks posed by Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore reportedly has concerns over Facebook’s recently unveiled cryptocurrency project, Libra.