Laos partners with Soramitsu on CBDC research as regulated crypto mining begins

Laos has become the latest nation to begin exploring a central bank digital currency (CBDC), announcing upcoming research on the subject in partnership with Japanese distributed ledger technology (DLT) firm Soramitsu. According to an Oct. 3 report from Nikkei Asia, the project is expected to begin this month and follows the signing of a memorandum […]