Tag: Ban

No crypto ban in South Korea

South Korean Finance Minister Confirms no Crypto Ban

It has been the cause of much consternation in the cryptocurrency markets over the past week. News that South Korea may be banning cryptocurrency exchanges have driven the price of all cryptocoins to monthly lows. However, it seems as if...

/ January 31, 2018
China Un-ban ICO

China Considering Unbanning ICOs: Fact or Fiction?

We all know that news that comes of out of China is particularly relevant for cryptocurrencies. This has been the case for a number of years as rumblings about Chinese regulation have sent prices into tail spins. Last year, China...

/ January 26, 2018
South Korea Military Restrict Use

Soldiers in South Korea Restricted from Purchasing Bitcoin

There are many threats that South Korean soldiers have to deal with in today’s day and age. With a nuclear armed North Korea, they are constantly on the front line of danger. Now it seems there is something else that...

/ January 17, 2018
South Koreans Are Going Cryptocurrency Crazy

South Koreans Are Going Cryptocurrency Crazy

Much has been discussed about how cryptocurrency mania has taken over the mainstream population. There are stories of wide ranges of people suddenly investing in the markets. However, there is one country where this is particular substantial, South Korea. This...

/ December 28, 2017
China Bitcoin Mining Crackdown

China’s Bitcoin Miners Prepare for Exit after Crackdown Rumours

Members of China’s active cryptocurrency community continue to have their work cut out as the nation’s regulators crack down on all cryptocurrency related activities. In September, Chinese regulators closed in on firms and individuals raising funds via token sales. The...

/ November 16, 2017
Bitcoin Trading in China

The Future of Bitcoin Trading in China: Regulatory Workarounds and Rumors

Two months ago, the crypto world was rocked by the Chinese government’s announcement that they’d be banning crypto exchanges indefinitely in China. This bombshell sent shockwaves through the space, both regarding sentiments and price. Fear, uncertainty, and despair took over...

/ November 6, 2017
Malaysia Central Bank Ban

Malaysian Central Bank to Decide on Digital Currency Regulation

Bank Negera Malaysia, the central bank of Malaysia will be deciding on how to regulate digital currencies in the country. There is also a possible ban on the cards according to one local news source. Although this may be a...

/ October 6, 2017
South Korea Implements ICO Ban

South Korea Announces Ban on all ICOs

South Korea is now the next Asian country that has decided to outlaw Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). This follows from the move by China to do the same earlier this month and raises many questions about what the ban will...

/ September 29, 2017
viaBTC setting up business offshore

Via BTC will Open up a new Platform outside of China

ViaBTC was one of the exchanges that was forced to close down their operations in China as a result of the ban. They will officially cease all operations in the country on the 30th of September. According to the statement...

/ September 23, 2017
Chinese Bitcoin Investors Flee WeChat for Telegram

Chinese Bitcoin Investors Flee WeChat for Telegram

There has been quite a scare going on in China since the government decided that they wanted Bitcoin exchanges shut. Most Chinese traders would have gone onto WeChat and spoken to their local dealers in order to buy or sell...

/ September 16, 2017