Saturday, December 15, 2018
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Bithumb said to sell 50% stake to BK Global Consortium

South Korea-based Bithumb has reportedly sold a 50 per cent stake to BK Global Consortium. Read more:

Singapore’s crypto market is blooming

Dunamu, the parent company of Korea’s largest crypto exchange Upbit, announced the launch of Upbit Singapore, which will be fully operational by October. Read more:

Korean mobile carrier rolls out cross-border payments

South Korea’s LG UPlus, a mobile carrier owned by the country’s large conglomerate LG, is launching a blockchain-based cross-carrier overseas payment service. Read more:

LINE Corp launches new $10m digital token fund

Japan-based Line Corporation has launched a new investment division which will focus on backing blockchain startups. Read more:

Korea’s Jeju Island seeks to become ICO hub despite ban

Korea's Jeju island is eyeing a plan to allow crypto projects to conduct initial coin offerings in the self-governing province despite a domestic ban. Read more:

Golden Equator, Korea Investment partner to raise SGD $120m fund to...

Singapore-based Golden Equator Capital and Korea Investment Partners (KIP) have teamed to raise a SGD $120m ($88m) fund to support Southeast Asian technology companies. Read more:

Korean crypto giant Bithumb eyes Japan and Thailand for expansion

Bithumb is awaiting the approval of Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) and Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Read more:

Korea’s oldest mileage program may convert cash points to cryptos

The company behind OK Cashbag, the oldest mileage point program in South Korea, is mulling a plan to convert cash points into cryptocurrency. Read more:

Viva Republica closes $40m funding from GIC, Sequoia China

South Korean-based Viva Republica has secured $40m in funding from GIC and Sequoia China. Read more:

Korean crypto exchange executives detained for embezzlement

South Korean authorities have reportedly detained four executives from two cryptocurrency exchanges in relation to the alleged embezzlement in the billions. Read more: