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South Korean Government Pledges to Support Domestic Blockchain Projects

Category: Blockchain, Exchange, Investment, News, Regulation

South Korean Government Pledges to Support Domestic Blockchain Projects

South Korea’s Ministry of Science and Information Communications Technology (ICT) has vowed to increase Government funding and support for the nation’s blockchain companies. According to Business Korea’s article published on September 21, 2018, the Government’s decision to boost support was to assist blockchain startups with current challenges and help drive growth to domestic blockchain industry. Government to Actively Back Domestic…

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South Korean Telecoms Giants Set to Offer Blockchain-Based Mobile Payments Solution

Category: Adoption, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News

South Korean Telecoms Giants Set to Offer Blockchain-Based Mobile Payments Solution

South Korean mobile carrier and global electronics giant LG Uplus has joined forces with Far EasTone Telecommunications, SoftBank, and TBCASoft, to develop a cross-carrier blockchain payments solution to enable local mobile phone subscribers from different networks to make quick payments with their phones when they travel abroad, reported The Korea Times on September 16, 2018. Lightning Fast DLT-powered Payments Per…

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ICO-Generated Tokens to Be Classified as Securities in the UAE

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Development, Investment, News, Platform, Tech

ICO-Generated Tokens to Be Classified as Securities in the UAE

Financial regulators in the United Arab Emirates(UAE) are now looking to put the finishing touches to their initial coin offerings(ICOs), cryptocurrency exchanges and digital assets-related businesses regulatory framework, reported Finance Magnates on September 10, 2018. The UAE Ready to Entirely Regulate its Cryptospace The Securities and Commodities Authority(SCA) of the UAE is set to formulate a robust regulatory framework for…

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Chainers 2018: Seoul, South Korea Blockchain Event Brief

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Chainers 2018: Seoul, South Korea Blockchain Event Brief

Asia’s Biggest Blockchain Week Events(Two days Summit & One Week Business Tour )on Nov. 26th-30th 2018 in InterContinental Grand Seoul Parnas , South Korea, it named 2nd Annual CHAINERS Blockchain Week which held by Chainers and Co-organized by The Blockchainer , BlockchainI, JLAB, JRR  Crypto, TimeStamp Capital,ONT Eco,Consensus Investment, Blockchain Investment. Time: Starts: November 28, 2018, at  8:00 AM Ends:  November 29, 2018,  at 18:00PM Organizers: Chainers Inc. is the number…

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South Korea Begins Training Citizens to Lead its Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Ecosystem

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Development, Investment, News

South Korea Begins Training Citizens to Lead its Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Ecosystem

South Korean authorities are collaborating with the Walton Blockchain Research Institute to make 42 people proficient in Blockchain technology and get immediate employment in the country, as first reported by local news source Kinews on August 3, 2018. $100 Billion DLT Development Strategy According to sources close to the matter, key government parastatals in crypto-friendly South Korea including the Ministry…

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Korean Lawmaker Stresses the Importance of a Cryptocurrency Special Zone for ICOs

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, ICO News, Investment, News, Regulation, Tech

Korean Lawmaker Stresses the Importance of a Cryptocurrency Special Zone for ICOs

It’s almost been a year since the South Korean Government enacted their blanket ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs). Business Korea reported that during 2017 to 2018, there had been many conflicting policies concerning the promotion of blockchain technology and the banning of ICOs. Jung Byung-guk, a leader of South Korea’s third-largest Bareunmirae party, noted that the uncertain regulations are highly…

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Upbit Announces First Blockchain Developer Conference in September 2018

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Exchange, Finance, News, Tech

Upbit Announces First Blockchain Developer Conference in September 2018

Upbit plans on holding a developers conference in September 2018 where experts from all over the world are scheduled to talk about the latest in blockchain tech. Largest Blockchain Conference to Date Upbit, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, will host a developer conference in September, the company announced. According to the event’s official website, the Upbit Developer Conference 2018 will…

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South Korea’s Got Blockchain in its Seoul

Category: Adoption, Blockchain, Business, Exchange, Finance, News, Regulation

South Korea’s Got Blockchain in its Seoul

In August,  South Korea has begun establishing itself as a global leader in blockchain acquisition and application. Competition Breeds Innovation The South Korean technology giants Samsung and LG have been mainstays in the consumer electronics market for years often going head to head with Apple and GE for global market share. In early 2018 Seoul even committed itself to a…

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Jeju Island Governor Announces Plans to Create a “Blockchain Hub”

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Jeju Island Governor Announces Plans to Create a “Blockchain Hub”

Won Hee-ryong, governor of Jeju Island, made broke headlines on August 13, 2018, when he made a formal request to designate the island as a “special economic zone” for blockchain and cryptocurrency. Jeju To Become “Free International City” Jeju Island is an island south of the mainland of The Republic of Korea. This request was made earlier in August 2018…

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Blockchain Firm HEX Innovation to Tackle Healthcare Information Systems in South Korea

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Blockchain Firm HEX Innovation to Tackle Healthcare Information Systems in South Korea

On August 13, 2018, HEX Innovation, a blockchain-based platform designed to help individuals manage their health information, partnered with The Korea Association of Regional Public Hospital (KARPH) and TPLUS to grow the blockchain-based medical information industry. The press release noted that the agreement is a win-win situation for all parties involved, as each entity has a vital role to play…

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