Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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A $6m commercial Japanese building to be sold in Bitcoin

A Tokyo-based real estate firm is selling a small commercial building for 547 bitcoin, or $6 million. It is said to be the first building in Japan to be sold using bitcoin. Read more: www.ccn.com

Cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer launches new EU branch

Japan-based bitcoin exchange bitFlyer has opened a new EU branch, after receiving regulatory approval in Luxembourg. Read more: www.coindesk.com

JCB expands acceptance to Belarus

Japanese card network JCB has expanded its acceptance to Belarus for the first time through an agreement with Belinvestbank. Read more: www.paymentssource.com

South Korea to Cooperate with China, Japan in cryptocurrency

South Korean authorities are taking help from their Japanese and Chinese counterparts to establish new rules for cryptocurrency trading. Read more: www.coinspeaker.com

Japan: The New Heart of Bitcoin

The head of one of Japan's largest bitcoin exchanges looks back at 2017, a year he believes the country became a true market leader for the industry. Read more: www.coindesk.com

China cracks down on bitcoin mining

The central bank of China is tightening its grip on bitcoin mining in the state, telling local governments that it has the authority to regulate power usage for, Read more: bankinnovation.net

Japanese, Korean banks to test RippleNet for transfers

Japanese and Korean banks are to run pilot trials of real-time cross-border funds transfers over the Ripple network. Read more: www.finextra.com

Blockchain advocates in Japan, South Korea are joining forces

Japanese and South Korean blockchain groups have partnered for dissemination of blockchain technology.Read more: www.coindesk.com

Techstars accelerator is coming to Singapore

The partnership with Rakuten makes Singapore the first Asian city to host the Techstars accelerator programme, Read more: e27.co

Japan’s GMO internet to roll out bitcoin payroll system

Japanese internet giant GMO revealed yesterday that it soon allow staff to receive some of their salary in bitcoin. Read more: www.coindesk.com