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What Hides Behind South Korean Cryptocurrency Regulation Policy?
November 30, 2019

What Hides Behind South Korean Cryptocurrency Regulation Policy?

By Valentin Voloshchak
The opposition criticizes the government’s stance toward the ICO problem, but it’s far from obvious whether they have an alternate policy.

A Closer Look at North Korea’s Virtual Currency Ambitions
April 29, 2019

A Closer Look at North Korea’s Virtual Currency Ambitions

By Tae-jun Kang
North Korea is signalling increased interest in digital currencies, possibly as a way to help avoid sanctions.
South Korea’s Emergence as an Important Player in Cryptocurrency
November 08, 2018

South Korea’s Emergence as an Important Player in Cryptocurrency

By Troy Stangarone
South Korean businesses are moving into the cryptocurrency and blockchain fields.

How Far Has North Korea Come With Cryptocurrency?
September 07, 2018

How Far Has North Korea Come With Cryptocurrency?

By Tae-jun Kang
The idea seems far-fetched, but Pyongyang is actively trying to advance the necessary technology.

Indian Regulators Wary About Bitcoin
October 14, 2017

Indian Regulators Wary About Bitcoin

By Aswin Mannepalli
India, like many other Asian states, is struggling to manage cryptocurrencies.

China’s Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading – A Sign of Things to Come
September 21, 2017

China’s Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading – A Sign of Things to Come

By Andrew Godwin
The Chinese government is determined to cement its place as a leading rule maker, now in cryptocurrency.

Currency Wars Along the Silk Road
July 27, 2017

Currency Wars Along the Silk Road

By Gregory Gleason
Which will emerge on top in Central Asia: the dollar, the yuan, or even Bitcoin?
Move Over, Bitcoin: China Wants to Issue Its Own Digital Currency
January 22, 2016

Move Over, Bitcoin: China Wants to Issue Its Own Digital Currency

By Shannon Tiezzi
After a love-hate relationship with Bitcoin, China has moved on to pursue its own digital currency.

A Bitcoin Revolution in Southeast Asia?
November 20, 2014

A Bitcoin Revolution in Southeast Asia?

By Elisabeth Rosen
The region’s adoption of the cryptocurrency is nascent to say the least, but some backers see real potential.

Rising Conservatism Among Japanese Housewives?
March 08, 2014

Rising Conservatism Among Japanese Housewives?

By J.T. Quigley and Angela Erika Kubo
According to a recent report, some Japanese women are embracing right-wing groups that operate mostly online.

Autumn Radtke: Bitcoin Exchange CEO Found Dead in Singapore
March 06, 2014

Autumn Radtke: Bitcoin Exchange CEO Found Dead in Singapore

By J.T. Quigley
The 28-year-old First Meta executive may have committed suicide.
Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters
February 28, 2014

Japanese WWII Survivor Wants UNESCO Certification for Kamikaze Letters

By J.T. Quigley and Angela Erika Kubo
Our Tokyo editors talk about controversial letters penned by Kamikaze pilots and more in this week's podcast.

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