Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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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

‘Big 4’ South Korean bank enters blockchain pact with telecom Giant...

South Korea’s second-largest bank Shinhan Bank has entered into a partnership with the country’s second-largest telecoms provider KT Corp for the purpose of developing, Read more: www.ccn.com

Binance will face tough competition in South Korea

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is planning an expansion into South Korea, the third biggest cryptocurrency exchange market. Read more: www.ccn.com

Korean researchers file for blockchain patent

A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Read more: coindesk.com

Frost & Sullivan collaborates with Seoul Fintech Lab

Frost & Sullivan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) to support FinTech industry growth. Read More: markets.businessinsider.com

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: coindesk.com