Vietnam takes lead in crypto adoption: survey

Vietnam takes lead in crypto adoption: survey

Vietnam posted the highest adoption rate of crypto among the latest survey of 27 countries across the world.
Vietnam signals interest in blockchain and cryptocurrency

Vietnam signals interest in blockchain and cryptocurrency

Vietnam's latest initiatives on promoting blockchain and studying cryptocurrency application are expected to spark huge interest in the country's potential cryptocurrency future.
Vietnam flies high on cryptocurrency gains

Vietnam flies high on cryptocurrency gains

The popularity of cryptocurrency has drawn outsize interest in Vietnam as investors and regulators are keen on a potential central bank digital currency.
Roundtable – Calling the right shots in the new normal

Roundtable – Calling the right shots in the new normal

The roundtable themed "Calling the right shots in the new normal" is taking place at the headquarters of VIR this morning.
Cryptocurrency bounce could be catalyst for mainstream use

Cryptocurrency bounce could be catalyst for mainstream use

Global market fluctuations, as well as mainstream organisations and central banks’ ambition to launch digital currencies, are seen as an endorsement for crypto asset activities, while gold is meanwhile still proving its glitter as a safe-haven investment worldwide.
Cryptocurrency rules need to be clarified

Cryptocurrency rules need to be clarified

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is working on a new decree to regulate cryptocurrency.
Japan firm says US$32m missing in cryptocurrency hack

Japan firm says US$32m missing in cryptocurrency hack

A Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange said Friday (Jul 12) it had halted all services after losing cryptocurrency worth more than US$32 million in the latest apparent hack involving virtual money.
Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency with 'Libra' coin

Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency with 'Libra' coin

Facebook unveiled plans on Tuesday (Jun 18) for a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, pledging to deliver a stable virtual money that lives on smartphones and could bring over a billion "unbanked" people into the financial system.
Central bank gives no permission to cryptocurrency platforms

Central bank gives no permission to cryptocurrency platforms

The State Bank of Vietnam has not granted permission to any virtual and crypto currency trading platforms in Vietnam.
Plastic surgeon buys top South Korea Bitcoin exchange

Plastic surgeon buys top South Korea Bitcoin exchange

A consortium led by a prominent Seoul plastic surgeon purchased a controlling stake in South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, reports said Friday (Oct 12).
Central bank agrees to suspend import of cryptocurrency mining machines

Central bank agrees to suspend import of cryptocurrency mining machines

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) said that it agreed with the proposal of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to suspend the import of cryptocurrency mining machines in a move to improve the management of currency transactions in the country.
Hackers steal US$30 million from top Seoul bitcoin exchange

Hackers steal US$30 million from top Seoul bitcoin exchange

Hackers stole more than US$30 million worth of cryptocurrencies from South Korea's top bitcoin exchange, sending the unit's price falling around the world on Wednesday (Jun 20). 
Deputy PM fields lawmakers’ concerns on SEZs, cryptocurrency: NA

Deputy PM fields lawmakers’ concerns on SEZs, cryptocurrency: NA

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue yesterday took the floor to answer National Assembly (NA) deputies’ questions on several socio-economic issues.
MoF targets bitcoin machines

MoF targets bitcoin machines

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has proposed to temporarily halt the import of bitcoin mining machines to improve the management of bitcoin and cryptocurrency transactions.
Cryptocurrency under supervision

Cryptocurrency under supervision 1

Viet Nam has intensified inspections on cryptocurrency transactions as trading and investments using this payment system are on the rise in the country.
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