Asia is the largest part of the world by both population and territory, and consists of 54 countries. Over 60% of the world’s population lives there. Together with Europe, Eurasia comprises the largest continent across the globe. Over recent decades, the region has become very attractive in almost every way. It has a huge number of industries in all sectors, a cheap labor force, etc., which makes local companies very attractive for investors and in turn, also helps to benefit the Asian economy. As many countries are developing or are already developed in Asia, the stock markets of this region are currently operating as fast as the American stock markets. Besides that, people receive a high-leveled education that is also available for foreigners through special programs like the Asia Society and so on.
Thai Stellar-based blockchain startup Lightnet raised $31.2 million in a Series A funding round led by major financial conglomerates in South East Asia.
Thai Stellar-Based Startup Lightnet Raises $31M to Replace SWIFT
The central bank of China has completed the top-layer design and joint testing of its soon-to-be-released central bank digital currency.
China’s Central Bank Completes Top-Later Design and Joint Tests of Planned CBDC
The non-profit organization Hong Kong Institute of Bankers has onboarded six virtual banks as corporate members.
Hong Kong Institute of Bankers Onboards Six Virtual Banks as Members
An application for a blockchain-focused ETF has been filed with China’s securities regulator, according to a disclosure from the China Securities Regulatory Com...
Application for China’s ‘First’ Blockchain ETF Filed With Regulator
China has waged war on domestic cryptocurrency trading activities since 2017. Here is how the approach changed in 2019.
China’s Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Trading: A 2019 Recap
Major South Korean crypto exchange BitHumb considers administrative litigation over $68.9 million tax bill.
Bithumb Crypto Exchange Reportedly Considers Litigating $68.9M Tax Bill
Chinese securities regulators in Beijing have urged authorities to carry out relevant actions aimed at preventing the usage of cryptocurrencies by the public.
Chinese Regulators Worry About Crypto Resurgence, Issue New Warning