Friday, December 14, 2018
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Bithumb launches voting platform for cryptocurrencies

South Korea-based crypto exchange Bithumb has launched a public voting platform, aiming to screen tokens vying to list on the cryptocurrency exchange Read more: www.thepaypers.com

P2P lender PeopleFund bags $11m in Series B

South Korea-based PeopleFund, a P2P loan platform, has raised $11m in its Series B round of funding. Read more: fintech.global

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: fintech.global

South Korea remains firm on ICO ban despite calls for legality

The chairman of South Korea’s primary markets regulator has reaffirmed the authority’s initial coin offering (ICO) ban in a top-level meeting on Thursday. Read more: www.ccn.com

South Korea takes step further in legalising ICO

Min Byung-Doo, the chairman of Korea's National Policy Committee, encouraged gov't to legalize ICO and impose better crypto-related regulatory frameworks. Read more: www.ccn.com

Korea’s Jeju Island appeals to president in push for ICO hub

The governor of South Korea's Jeju island is maintaining his push to turn the autonomous region into a blockchain and initial coin offering free zone. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Korea’s 2nd biggest crypto exchange resumes registration

Bithumb, Korea’s second biggest crypto exchange by daily volume behind UPbit, will officially resume registrations for new investors as early as this week. Read more: www.ccn.com

Alipay launches paperless tax refund service in South Korea

Alipay, the world’s leading mobile payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, announced that it has partnered with Global Tax Free Read more: www.finextra.com

South Korean ministry drops crypto exchanges

Cryptocurrency exchanges will not fall under venture enterprise legislation, making them similar to bars and nightclubs, the South Korean government says. Read more: cointelegraph.com

South Korea budgets a trillion won for blockchain tech in 2019

South Korea’s government has earmarked a 5 trillion won ($4.4 billion) budget toward its ‘Growth through Innovation’ investment program in Read more: www.ccn.com