Tag: Asia-Pacific

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Korean Blockchain Groups Blast Plan to Strip Crypto Exchange Benefits

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

Several blockchain associations in South Korea are pushing back against a government proposal they fear will stifle industry innovation.

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Crypto Millionaire Lost 5,500 Bitcoins in Alleged Investment Scam

Brian Evans - Aug 13, 2018

A 22-year-old cryptocurrency millionaire has lost more than 5,500 bitcoins in an alleged investment scam in Thailand.

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20 Thai Crypto Exchanges Have Applied for New Digital Assets Licenses

Brian Evans - Aug 09, 2018

Thailand's new licensing scheme for digital asset companies has seen a flurry of applications from ICO and crypto exchanges.

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Thailand’s New ICO Rule Has Already Attracted 20 Crypto Exchanges

Brian Evans - Aug 09, 2018

A new licensing rule governing initial coin offerings appears to have gained interests from ICO and crypto exchange projects.

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Philippines’ Proposed ICO Rules Presume All Tokens Are Securities

Brian Evans - Aug 02, 2018

The Philippines is close to introducing new regulations governing how companies can legally raise funds through initial coin offerings.

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China’s Government Censorship Agency Is Hiring a Crypto Expert

Brian Evans - Jul 31, 2018

A high-level government media censor in China wants to hire a cryptographer with expertise in blockchain technology.

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Crypto Mining CEO Said to Disappear With $35 Million In Funds

Brian Evans - Jul 30, 2018

Crypto mining firm Sky Mining's CEO Le Minh Tam has reportedly stolen $35 million from investors and fled to America.

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Korean Regulator Urges Haste on Crypto Bill After Exchange Hacks

Brian Evans - Jul 26, 2018

An executive at the Financial Services Commission has called on politicians to pass a bill regulating cryptocurrency exchanges "as soon as possible."

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Vietnam’s Securities Regulator Warns Industry to Avoid Crypto Activities

Brian Evans - Jul 26, 2018

Vietnam's securities regulator has warned industry companies and funds in the country to avoid activities related to cryptocurrencies.

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Japanese Crypto Exchanges Push for Limit on Margin Trading Borrowing

Brian Evans - Jul 25, 2018

A self-regulatory organization formed by crypto exchanges in Japan is proposing a limit on how much investors can borrow when margin trading