(Source: China Daily) Ant Financial Services Group, which operates mobile payment tool Alipay, is powering Pakistan's first cross-border remittance service using blockchain technologies, marking a major milestone in the country's journey to promote financial inclusion. Pakistan's Telenor Microfinance Bank announced on Tuesday the introduction of the service through its Easypaisa mobile wallet. The virtual wallet… Continue reading Ant Financial backs Pakistani payment tool
China has announced new regulation aimed at censoring blockchain related projects. The new regulation will help the Chinese Government to have better control of any blockchain project, website or app and have the laws needed to request information whenever they desire. This new increased censorship is trying to gain control of a decentralized technology, yet… Continue reading China enforces censorship regulations for blockchain projects
(Source: China Daily) When a geek's game turns into an investment tool for the public, it is time for the regulators to walk in. Financial regulators across the world are watching with bated breath every time investors in crypto-assets incur sharp losses or post unreal profits. The year 2017 saw more than $4 billion being… Continue reading Tighter monetary regulation targets risks from crypto-assets
Mr. Brian Su of Artisan Business Group, Inc. and Blockchain China Connect will be visiting Tokyo Japan, Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai China in January 2019. The business trip will help explore new business opportunities in Asian region.
(Asia Times) It became increasingly evident during 2018 that Beijing wants its people to have absolutely nothing to do with digital currencies. However, that does not mean the People’s Republic has shunned the underlying blockchain technology. In fact, quite the opposite is happening in China. As reported in Asia Times on Friday, the China Banking Association (CBA) has… Continue reading New interbank platform shows Asia’s blockchain growth
Taiwan announced big news about the launch of a blockchain powered Digital Identification System in 2020. This new smart government initiative will help transform the government and help bring their economy into the future. Government is one of the most popular industries to be disrupted by blockchain technology and projects aimed at transforming governments have… Continue reading Taiwan introduces plan for blockchain-based digital IDs by 2020