Asia

Major Singapore Bank Completes First DLT Trade Financing Transaction

A Singaporean banking branch of CIMB Group, one of the largest Asian investment banks, has completed its first blockchain-based...

Singapore Shipping Association to Deploy Blockchain for Ship Registration

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and blockchain firm Perlin are jointly wo...
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Diginex Becomes First Asian Firm to Join Steptoe-Led Blockchain Alliance

Hong Kong-based digital financial services startup Diginex has become the first firm in Asia to join the Blockchain Alliance le...

Government of Uzbekistan Triples Tax on Electricity for Crypto Miners

The government of the Republic of Uzbekistan has ordered a 300% increase on electricity tariffs for cryptocurrency miners. Acco...

New Study Reveals Countries With Most Registered Crypto Exchanges

The United Kingdom, the United States, Hong Kong and Singapore have the largest number of registered digital currency exchanges...

Thai Oil and Gas Firm Develops Blockchain-Based Renewables Platform

Thai state-owned oil and gas company PTT and blockchain energy nonprofit Energy Web Foundation (EWF) are jointly building a blo...

CoinFlex Receives $10 Million Funding for Bitcoin Futures Settlements

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFlex has received $10 million through a funding round that closed last week...

Crypto Taxation Around the Globe — What Do Regulations Look Like?

Upon its inception, Bitcoin was envisioned as a borderless currency that could be used by its owners without being affected by ...

Cointelegraph Launches Korean HQ in Seoul, Expanding Presence in Asia

Cointelegraph is pleased to announce that we are continuing to increase our presence in Asia with the launch of Cointelegraph K...

Taipei-Based Crypto Firm Maicoin Seeks Membership in Libra Association

Taiwanese digital currency trading platform Maicoin has entered talks with social media giant Facebook regarding its possible m...