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South Korea’s Kakao Considers Listing Klay Cryptocurrency on Chinese Exchange

The renowned internet company Kakao, known as one of the largest conglomerates in South Korea, is looking to list its cryptocurrency Klay on one of China’s exchanges and add it to its impressive list of products in the financial sector.The conglomerate, which already has an admirable reputation in the financial

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South Korea’s Crypto Firms Leave the Country Due to Tough Domestic Regulations

As reported by BusinessKorea, one of South Korea’s leading business news portal, a new trend of South Korean blockchain projects listing their crypto ventures on foreign exchanges has started to increase significantly in magnitude. Overseas exchanges have now started focusing on the Korean won market to attract more blockchain initiatives

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South Korea’s ‘Bit-Island’ Jeju Announces New Blockchain Initiative

South Korea’s “Bit-Island” Jeju announced the Blockchain Hub City Development Research Service on Aug. 13.An island with blockchain ambitionsLocal news outlet JejuDomin reported on Aug. 14 that Jeju announced the Blockchain Hub City Development Research Service on Aug. 13. Furthermore, the author of the report stated that cloud services

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Korea’s Oldest Bank Is Building a Blockchain-Based Security System

South Korea’s oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, partnered with two other companies to develop a blockchain-based security solution.Korea’s Shinhan bank to enhance security with blockchainAccording to a report published on Aug. 14 by local news outlet TheKoreaTimes, Shinhan Bank signed a memorandum of understanding with financial technology startup Ground X

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South Korea’s Capital Seoul Plans to Release its Own Cryptocurrency by November

The capital city of South Korea, Seoul, is aiming to become a blockchain smart city by releasing a native cryptocurrency this year in November, the local crypto news outlet Blockinpress reports.South Korea has following plans to put in place by November:To Make its national blockchain ID system a valid document,

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South Korea’s Government Assigns Busan as Blockchain Regulation-Free Zone

The South Korean government has recently designated the second-largest city by population in the country, Busan, as a “regulation-free zone” for crypto and blockchain firms, in which they will be able to pursue their developments without worrying about regulations.The government of South Korea is planning to test Busan for “token

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South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Developing a Blockchain Stock Lending System

South Korea’s oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, is developing a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)-enabled stock lending platform, local media Econonews reports on Aug. 1.Blockchain-based stock lendingPer the report, Shinhan Financial Investment signed an agreement with financial services company Directional to develop a blockchain-based stock lending service on May 28. Personal

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Korea’s ‘Big 4’ Bitcoin Exchanges Facing Strict AML Scrutiny from Banks

The latest news emerging from South Korea indicates that Bitcoin exchanges are facing a surprisingly increased level of scrutiny of commercial banks amid the renewal of banking services. The revelation comes as the intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF) continues to urge countries to enact stricter regulatory controls over the

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