Asia

Bitcoin Fares Well Against Fiat Currencies, but It’s in a Class of Its Own

Gone are the days of dusty ledgers and checkbooks. Over the last decade or so, the word “money” has taken on a completely new m...

Malaysian Blockchain App Allows Users to Trace Sustainable Palm Oil

The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) and blockchain startup BloomBloc have developed a blockchain app that enables users to tr...

Coronavirus Quarantine Drove “Volume Resurgence” in Asia

Catherine Coley, the CEO of Binance US, revealed that the coronavirus quarantine in Asia drove a surge in trade volume during a...

EY Japan to Fight Counterfeit Sake With Blockchain

EY Japan, the Japanese branch of global accountancy firm Ernst & Young, has announced plans to launch a blockchain system f...
March 21, 2020
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Crypto Industry Continues Fight Against Coronavirus With New Contributions

The crypto community continues to help fight the coronavirus outbreak, with Binance Charity donating new batches of medical sup...

13,000 ATMs in South Korea to Support Litecoin Withdrawal and Remittances

On Feb. 28, the Litecoin Foundation announced a partnership with MeconCash to roll-out Litecoin (LTC) to Korean won withdrawals...

RippleNet to Boost Remittances Across Asia WIth New Partnerships

A group of South Korean money transfer and remittance companies has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based financial services network...

China’s Digital Yuan Research Delayed Amid Coronavirus Epidemic

Research on a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in China has been delayed as the coronavirus epidemic continues. Global Time...

Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Hong Kong Dollars to Fiat Gateway

Binance, one of the world’s foremost cryptocurrency exchanges, now allows deposits in Hong Kong dollars. According to a Feb. 21...

Fidelity International Invests in Hong Kong Crypto Company BC Group

Fidelity International has acquired a stake in BC Group, the operator of OSL, one of Asia’s largest digital asset platforms for...
February 21, 2020
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