Ukrainian President signs a digital assets bill into law. Meanwhile in China, Cannan plans to buy back shares.
Chinese authorities cracked down on crypto related crimes on Consumer Rights Day. Meanwhile in Kazakhstan, the former President’s brother was busted for illegal crypto mining operations.
Singapore’s image as a “crypto hub” may soon change as the country doubles-down on it’s stance that crypto currency is “not suitable for the general public”. Meanwhile, Korean convenience store giants CU launch their White Day NFT competition.
US crypto exchange Coinbase has blacklisted 25,000 Russian wallet address in response to the ongoing Russian-Ukraine conflict. Meanwhile in Asia, English-language newspaper South China Morning Post announces the launch of its metaverse experience.
More people in the region are in thrall to play-to-earn gaming as it adapts to offer real-world uses, says Infinity Ventures Crypto founding partner Brian Lu.
Political chaos and power shortages are causing miners to flee a nation that only recently became the world’s second-largest Bitcoin producer.
Crypto market concerns over invasion on Ukraine;, while Thailand plans for crypto regulation.
K-pop fans are waging online campaigns against their favorite artists over NFTs, denouncing the technology’s carbon footprint. How polluting are NFTs?
Global NFT sales are exploding in 2022, but experts predict this is only the beginning of a bigger surge in Asia.
South Korean company Hyundai Card’s VP says crypto passing through the “tulip stage”, meanwhile NFT is shifting towards Asia.
Malaysian exchange will offer equity tokens representing direct shares on the blockchain, claiming it will be the world’s first fully regulated equity-token IPO.
Internet blackouts are partially restored but access remains unpredictable to support full crypto mining, industry players say.
China’s e-CNY app downloaded 16 million times meanwhile in Kazakhstan the outages hit miners
Kazakh riots hit miners, meanwhile Fed hits crypto market
The US tech giant will pour $40M via private placement in Ennoconn, as the iPhone supplier continues to dream big for metaverse.
Bitcoin hashrates tumble as miners unprepared for an outage, experts say.
Countries acted to encourage — or discourage — cryptocurrency and other blockchain-based assets, sending markets wildly up and down.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Can stablecoins bankroll democracy? Nike swooshes into the metaverse. Animoca and Bored Apes venture deeper into the gaming jungle.
The National Unity Government recognizes Tether as an official currency, defying the cryptocurrency ban imposed last year.
Gaming is increasingly defined by NFTs, play-to-earn and the metaverse, writes Charlie Baillie of Ampverse. Will Asia continue to lead the hottest gaming trends?
Banks releasing new stablecoin project meanwhile better watch for Fed taper in 2022
With economic security as a top priority, the Kishida administration anticipates the release of competing CBDCs.
As the NFT zeitgeist sweeps the world, the industry’s beating heart is in Asia, writes David Tng of TZ APAC. Here’s how Asia’s NFTs are changing business models.
Xive co-founder tells Forkast.News no mining is possible in the south, while other regions still survive.
The Scandinavian country is concerned with potential environmental harm, while the debt-laden SE Asia nation seeks to regulate.
Central banks around the world are exploring digital currencies, writes Aymeric Salley of StraitsX. Here’s why Southeast Asia may be especially ripe for them.
China may be banning crypto mining activities, but rig makers appear to be spared from the clampdown.
As crypto projects are relocating from China to friendlier shores, it represents ‘huge opportunity’ for Taiwan.
The religious body’s decision comes after the country saw crypto transaction growth earlier this year.
e-CNY scam investigated meanwhile S Korea gets metaverse bug
Local miners told Forkast.News that existing legal miners won’t be much affected, though they’re still subject to power rationing.
The nation’s elections commission wants to upgrade its voting technology to improve voter turnout and public trust. Does blockchain check the boxes?
Singers and musicians are embracing non-fungible tokens, but will their non-crypto active fans buy it?
Xive co-founder says its one mining farm in the south of the Central Asian nation has been forced to disconnect from the grid.
Much of the growth in the region is driven by strong grassroots adoption rates led by Vietnam, India and Pakistan, new data from Chainalysis shows