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World 14 Dec 2017 | 9:15 PM

Denmark considers using cryptocurrencies for humanitarian aid

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark sees potential for blockchain technology in humanitarian aid and said on Thursday it is considering becoming the first donor country to move money using cryptocurrencies.

Business News 27 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Guan Eng: Refer to Bank Negara on cryptocurrencies

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has pulled the brakes on those seeking to create cryptocurrencies pending the final word from Bank Negara.

Nation 26 Nov 2018 | 6:12 AM

Guan Eng puts the brakes on cryptocurrencies pending Bank Negara decision

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has put the brakes on those seeking to create cryptocurrencies, pending the final word from Bank Negara Malaysia.

AseanPlus News 09 Nov 2018 | 1:17 PM

Headmaster fired after stealing school’s electricity to mine cryptocurrencies

Eight ethereum mining machines were deployed at the school for about a year, racking up an electricity bill of US$2,120

AseanPlus News 22 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Laos bank: Don’t use cryptocurrencies

VIENTIANE: The Bank of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic has warned Lao commercial banks, businesses and the public not to buy, sell or use cryptocurrency for money transactions as this practice is illegal.

AseanPlus News 19 Dec 2017 | 2:25 PM

Bitcoin investors risk losing it all, warns Singapore

SINGAPORE: As bitcoin continues its gravity-less bounce, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a strong warning to would-be investors to act with "extreme caution" and understand the significant risks of choosing to invest in cryptocurrencies.

AseanPlus News 13 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

Vietnam calls for tougher measures on cryptocurrency

HANOI: Vietnam has vowed to tighten regulations on cryptocurrencies as authorities investigate an alleged multi-million-dollar fraud in the country, where digital units are traded in a shadowy and unregulated market.

Singapore 19 Dec 2017 | 12:00 PM

Singapore issues cryptocurrency warning

SINGAPORE: Singapore Tuesday issued a warning about cryptocurrencies after a recent surge in prices sent investors flocking to bitcoin.

Japan 12 Jan 2018 | 1:13 PM

Japan’s ‘Virtual Currency Girls’ debut to fan frenzy

TOKYO: Japan’s latest “idol” band, the Virtual Currency Girls, took to the stage for their debut concert Friday to educate the public about cryptocurrencies -- playing to frenzied fans waving their arms and chanting together.