On November 2, Taiwan officially tightened anti-money laundering (AML) policies targeted at crypto exchanges, requesting exchanges to monitor and prevent any illegal transaction processed using digital assets.
Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has stated that any entity wishing to issue cryptocurrency must defer to the country’s central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). The minister’s comments were reported by local English-language daily broadsheet the New Straits Times (NST) Nov. 26. The finance minister outlined his stance in response to a question from parliamentary member Dr ...
Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has received a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) license from Gibraltarian authorities according to a statement released by the British territory’s financial regulator this Monday.
Cryptocurrency custody services company InVault, from Shanghai, has launched in Hong Kong just in time to take advantage of the special administrative region’s new rules for cryptocurrency exchanges and asset managers.
Global private capital platform CapBridge Pte. Ltd. has garnered a license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate a security exchange known as 1exchange (also called 1X), which became operational on November 21, 2018.
Since May 2014, Thailand has been under the control of a military dictatorship. And given that the coup, led by the Royal Thai Armed Forces, brought internet censorship, a suspension of the Kingdom's constitution, and a disbanding of its senate, casual observers would be forgiven for supposing that the Southeast Asian country is now possibly one of the least favorable places on Earth for the use and development of technological innovations.