Vietnam’s prime minister calls for crypto regulation: Report

Pham Minh Chinh, the prime minister of Vietnam, has reportedly said the country’s government should study crypto regulation in part based on residents continuing to trade digital assets despite their lack of legal recognition. According to an Oct. 24 report from online news outlet VnExpress, Chinh hinted a bill on anti-money laundering, or AML, should […]

Vietnam’s crypto adoption: Factors driving growth in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam now ranks among the top nations adopting cryptocurrencies. Indeed, the country has ranked first on Chainalysis’ Global Crypto Adoption Index for two years in a row. Chainalysis’ research methodology took into account population-adjusted adoption in crypto platforms ranging from centralized exchanges to peer-to-peer (P2P) payment networks. Web traffic to […]

Genomics company explores NFTs in hopes of advancing precision medicine

It’s predicted that nonfungible tokens (NFTs) will have a vast impact on society. Given this, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the trillion-dollar healthcare sector has begun to explore NFTs tokens to advance medicine. It’s also important to point out thatblockchain technology can play an increasingly important role within the healthcare sector. This was […]

Asian CBDC projects: What are they doing now?

The rapid growth of mainstream attention toward cryptocurrencies has forced the hands of numerous governments to create their digital alternatives. Over the past few years, interest from various jurisdictions has been pointed towards central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) — digital versions of government-issued fiat. Given their capacity to use blockchain technology to facilitate a simplified […]