The tech-savvy nation is deemed a prime environment to grow the metaverse. What comes next, and will some be left out by a digital divide?
Korea will include virtual assets in its financial survey, while China’s central bank hunts for CBDC talents.
Despite Singapore’s reputation as a crypto-friendly hub, the truth is more complicated. Is the city-state purposely keeping out small companies?
K-pop fans are waging online campaigns against their favorite artists over NFTs, denouncing the technology’s carbon footprint. How polluting are NFTs?
South Korea envisons itself becoming a top metaverse leader, while Russia’s central bank proposes crypto ban.
Global NFT sales are exploding in 2022, but experts predict this is only the beginning of a bigger surge in Asia.
The top contenders jockey for position on initial coin offerings and other blockchain-based innovations. How did crypto become a critical factor in the race?
South Korean company Hyundai Card’s VP says crypto passing through the “tulip stage”, meanwhile NFT is shifting towards Asia.
e-CNY transactions surge in China, meanwhile Fusang IPO ‘s get a green light
Top blockchain and crypto news: Asian governments target crypto. Managing MATIC. China’s expanding metaverse.
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.
Binance partners with Gulf Energy for Thai crypto exchange, meanwhile, Polygon’s upgrade live
Australian Opens just opened in the metaverse and a Chinese university launches a virtual campus.
In the latest sign of growing blockchain adoption, the tennis tournament expands to the metaverse, offering rewards and participation through NFTs.
Binance’s CEO is now the richest Asian man, but the crypto exchange giant’s presence in Asia—where Binance got its start—is withering under regulatory heat.
China’s Blockchain Services Network rolling out NFT infrastructure, while Palau plans to issue stablecoin.
Online influencers may be improving crypto-financial literacy for millions of people. But regulators have growing concerns.
Stablecoins and CBDCs will likely co-exist in the city, experts say, as Hong Kong looks to thrive as crypto hub.
Korean prosecutors demand life, as HK plans new crypto regulation.
Developers adopt NFT technology to promote staple video game franchises, but reaction from a number of gamers has been negative.
Taiwanese’s superstar Jay Chou’s NFT dethrones Bored Ape Yacht Club. Meanwhile Bitcoin dips below US$40k mark.
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
The CFTC is asserting greater regulatory powers over the crypto industry than ever before. But does the agency have the statutory backing to do so?