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Thai SEC Sets July 16 as Start Date for New Cryptocurrency & ICO Laws

Bangkok, THAILAND – Thailand’s long awaited and comprehensive cryptocurThai rency and initial coin offering (ICO) laws will come into effect on July 16, according...

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges Defiant in Face of Banking Ban

Mumbai, INDIA – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may have had its day in court, but that hasn’t stopped enterprising cryptocurrency companies from...
A slum in Mumbai, India. A shocking one out of every five Indians is unbanked and has no access to financial services.

India Supreme Court Upholds Crypto Banking Ban Setting Country Back Decades

Mumbai, INDIA – As hopeful as crypto-advocates in India’s burgeoning crypto-economy may have been, ultimately the several thousand-year old Raj of bureaucracy prevailed as...
The grand palace in Thailand. Thailand's comprehensive cryptocurrency and ICO laws are due to kick into effect from July 16, 2018.

Thailand Provides Legal Regime for Securities-Type ICO Tokens

Bangkok, THAILAND – While U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton has repeatedly stated publicly that existing securities laws are sufficient to...
A view of the Royal Palace in downtown Bangkok. Thailand's digital asset decree is awaiting publication in the Royal Gazette.

Thai Securities Firms Joining Together to Build Cryptocurrency Exchange

Bangkok, THAILAND – After Thailand’s successful release of comprehensive cryptocurrency and initial coin offering (ICO) laws last month, the Thai Association of Securities Companies...

Philippines’ Cagayan Economic Zone to Issue Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses If Anyone Even Wants Them

Manila, PHILIPPINES – Rodrigo Martinez lays back on his hammock as the gentle breeze tickles his five o’clock shadow. He hasn’t shaved in days,...

Cryptocurrencies Roar Ahead on Bithumb Hack Recovery & Option Expiries

Singapore, SINGAPORE – There was cheer in the crypto markets today as bellwether cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum came off their lows to test important...
LINE has a hugely successful IPO in 2016 in both the U.S. and Japan and raised US$1.1 billion.

Big Win for Singapore as LINE Sets Up Cryptocurrency Exchange There

Singapore, SINGAPORE – In another coup for the capital of crypto, Japan’s hugely popular chat app, LINE announced yesterday that it will launch its...
Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is also one of the fastest growing cities in the world, fueled in large part by overseas remittances from its significant overseas workers.

Philippines Cryptocurrency Transactions Holding Firm Despite Volatility

Singapore, SINGAPORE - Nilda Sesaldo is a domestic helper from the Philippines. Every month, after receiving her salary from her employers in Singapore, she uses...

South Korea Improves Banking Oversight of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Seoul, SOUTH KOREA – South Korea’s cryptocurrency exchanges have been the target of several hacks in recent times with the hack of Coinrail earlier...