Asia-Pacific

Japan Watchdog Orders Improvements After Fisco Crypto Exchange ‘Violations’

Cryptocurrency exchange owner Fisco is being forced to improve its business management systems after an investigation by the country’s financial…

Russian Hackers May Have Carried Out Largest Ever Crypto Exchange Theft

Russian hackers, not North Korean, may be the bad actors behind probably the biggest ever theft from a cryptocurrency exchange.…

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update T&Cs to Accept Liability for Hacks

A number of South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for…

Philippines Central Bank Warns on Risks of Growing Cryptocurrency Use

The chief of the Philippines central bank has warned over the risks of growing cryptocurrency use in the country. On…

NEO Releases Detailed Financials Ahead of Cryptocurrency Relaunch

The technology behind the cryptocurrency NEO, formerly known as Antshares, will be completely reconfigured by this time next year. In…

Japan’s Crypto Traders May Face Closer Scrutiny Over Tax Avoidance

Japanese tax authorities are planning to take action on the under-reporting of cryptocurrency-based profits. According to a report by The…

BitConnect Promoter Wanted Over Another Alleged Crypto Scam

A promoter of the now-shuttered crypto fraud BitConnect has again been charged over a different claimed cryptocurrency scam. The Times…

China Authorities Probe Alleged Illegal Bitcoin Mining Sites at Hydro Plants

Government authorities in China’s Sichuan province are reportedly probing into local bitcoin mining farms that have allegedly been constructed without…

Rakuten Brings in Compliance Partner for New Crypto Exchange

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, has partnered with blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to help ensure compliance for its soon-to-go-live cryptocurrency exchange.…

Korean Government Plans Action Over Risks of Resurgent Crypto Market

With the price of bitcoin surging to a yearly high Monday, the South Korean government has held an emergency meeting…

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