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Court overturns Korean Bitcoin ruling; Days numbered for SWIFT?
Court overturns Korean Bitcoin ruling, also are the days numbered for SWIFT?
Can Thailand emerge as a ‘crypto-positive’ travel destination?
Tourism officials want to attract more crypto-wealthy travelers to Thailand’s shimmering shores. But will the crypto faithful come if Thailand still has a ban on SHIB and Dogecoin?
Asia-Middle East multiple CBDC bridge builds out business use cases for international payments
22 private sector finance heavyweights together with the BIS and central banks of China, Hong Kong, Thailand, and UAE aim to achieve a production-ready international trade settlement platform using CBDCs.
What Singapore’s novel crypto license scheme means for the future of payments
In a special Q&A, CEO Louis Liu describes the hoops FOMO Pay jumped through to win Singapore’s first crypto license and calls its regulator a ‘collaborator.’
How Singapore and Cambodia see digital currencies for cross-border use
In a recent conference, central bankers from Cambodia and Singapore discuss how digital currencies are transforming existing payment systems for the better.
JPMorgan, DBS Bank and Temasek partner on ‘game-changer’ blockchain for payments
JPMorgan, DBS Bank and Temasek jointly form a new company, Partior, to develop a blockchain platform for cross-border payments and settlements.
Ripple partners with Novatti to use XRP for remittances in Asia Pacific
Despite its legal troubles in the US, Ripple expands XRP’s uses in Southeast Asia’s lucrative and fast-growing international money transfer market.
Hong Kong now exploring retail CBDC in upcoming Project Aurum
Hong Kong Monetary Authority intensifies its CBDC efforts with a new study into ‘hybrid’ digital currencies and private CBDC-backed stablecoins.
Chia Network launches eco-friendly blockchain and XCH cryptocurrency
Founded by BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen, Chia Network’s new ‘proof of space and time’ blockchain aims to be a more sustainable alternative to bitcoin.