Cleaning up legislation for NFT success in Vietnam (Livestream)

Cleaning up legislation for NFT success in Vietnam (Livestream)

Many barriers still make blockchain and non-fungible tokens difficult to develop and greatly affect investment prospects.
The blockchain newcomers playing towards the next level

The blockchain newcomers playing towards the next level

Cryptocurrency, blockchain, non-fungible tokens (NFT) – these are terms that are now widely discussed in every major economic sector, including in the entertainment and video game industry. Globally, NFT gaming has received much attention, with Vietnam’s tech-savvy youngsters pioneering some of the most popular products.
Crypto-curious corporations struggle to find right recipe

Crypto-curious corporations struggle to find right recipe

Four years ago, fried-chicken chain KFC tweeted from its Canadian account that it would accept bitcoin as payment for its "buckets".
Online searches for 'cryptocurrency' rise sharply during pandemic

Online searches for 'cryptocurrency' rise sharply during pandemic

Google searches for “cryptocurrency” increased sharply in recent years as Vietnamese sought investment channels, especially during the pandemic with social distancing measures in place, which forced people to stay home.
Nascent crypto in need of protection

Nascent crypto in need of protection

The expansion of digital and virtual assets, such as cryptocurrency and in-game assets, has been exacerbated by the participation of renowned funds, with significant deals already in place. The sector, however, is still a long way from being fully operational due to a massive legal gap.
Comparative guide on cryptocurrency legislations and guidelines in Vietnam

Comparative guide on cryptocurrency legislations and guidelines in Vietnam

Steven Jacob, foreign associate and Thai Gia Han, junior associate from Indochine Counsel shared about cryptocurrency legislation in Vietnam.
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.
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