Singapore News

STO Platform iSTOX Raises $5 Million from Japan’s Tokai Investments
STO Platform iSTOX Raises $5 Million from Japan’s Tokai Investments
18 November 2019, 21:53
Singapore-based security tokenization and issuance platform, iSTOX, has secured $5 million in funding from Japan-based Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings (Tokai).
Singapore’s Fintech Leader Hails STOs; Says Even Cows Can be Tokenized
Singapore’s Fintech Leader Hails STOs; Says Even Cows Can be Tokenized
05 September 2019, 15:47
Chia Hock Lai, president of the Singapore FinTech Association hailed it as a potential game-changer for Singapore’s fintech space.
Singapore Crypto Association Rolls Out New Code of Practice
Singapore Crypto Association Rolls Out New Code of Practice
19 August 2019, 14:17
The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Start-ups, Singapore (ACCESS) introduced a new code of practice.
Hester Peirce Says Crypto Regulatory Competition is Healthy
Hester Peirce Says Crypto Regulatory Competition is Healthy
02 August 2019, 14:02
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce spoke favorably about the diverse regulations by different jurisdictions around the world to govern the emerging cryptocurrency industry.
Singapore’s Monetary Authority Warns Against Fake Bitcoin Scheme
Singapore’s Monetary Authority Warns Against Fake Bitcoin Scheme
31 July 2019, 19:03
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) red-flagged a fake website soliciting Bitcoin investments starting at $250 from the public.
Singapore Plans to Stop GST Tax on Crypto Transactions
Singapore Plans to Stop GST Tax on Crypto Transactions
08 July 2019, 07:00
The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) plans to introduce new tax laws to govern cryptocurrency transactions.
Bitrue Exchange Loses Over $4 Million to Hackers
Bitrue Exchange Loses Over $4 Million to Hackers
27 June 2019, 09:20
Bitrue exchange lost 9.3 million XRP and 2.5 million ADA to a security breach on June 27, 2019. That would represent $4.01 million worth of Ripple (XRP) and $231,800 worth of Cardano (ADA) going by market prices.
DragonEX Hacked; Total Losses Unknown
DragonEX Hacked; Total Losses Unknown
26 March 2019, 17:50
Singaporean cryptocurrency exchange, DragonEX reported via its English Telegram group on Monday, March 25, that hackers breached its service the day before and stole a yet-to-be-determined sum in different cryptocurrencies
B2C2 Wins $11.5m Lawsuit Against Quoine Exchange
B2C2 Wins $11.5m Lawsuit Against Quoine Exchange
14 March 2019, 23:18
A failed trade involving B2C2 and Quoine could see the exchange pay back as much $11.5 million unless they agree to more favorable terms with the victorious party.
Top 5 Crime Reports in Crypto This Week
Top 5 Crime Reports in Crypto This Week
28 January 2019, 15:27
In this article, we reveal the top five crime reports in crypto this week with Initial Coin Offerings and the hack of peer-to-peer crypto exchange, LocalBitcoins among the most prominent.
Unnamed STO Halted in Singapore
Unnamed STO Halted in Singapore
24 January 2019, 13:59
Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said today that it halted an unnamed crypto startup in the country trying to issue a Security Token Offering (STO).
What's New In Singapore ICO Guidelines
What's New In Singapore ICO Guidelines
07 December 2018, 02:58
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has reportedly added a new piece of regulation to the original draft. In the newly updated draft rule, the MAS stipulates how everyone involved in the ICO cycle should observe Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Counter of Financial Terrorism (CFT) strategies
Singapore’s Central Bank Amends Regulations To Include Bitcoin And Ethereum
Singapore’s Central Bank Amends Regulations To Include Bitcoin And Ethereum
21 November 2018, 16:23
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is expands Payment Services Bill guiding digital payment providers while directly bringing major cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum under its watch
Indian Policy on Virtual Currencies Expected Early 2019
Indian Policy on Virtual Currencies Expected Early 2019
21 November 2018, 04:15
Indian will become among the world’s first governments to release draft of cryptocurrencies, ICOs and STOs regulations in early 2019 by Central Bank of India
November 12-18 weekly recap
November 12-18 weekly recap
19 November 2018, 10:00

To wrap up this week’s round of news reports, here is a quick review of the biggest headlines around cryptocurrencies, security tokens, and blockchain technology.

IMF Pledge To ‘Devote Attention’ To Blockchain Technology
IMF Pledge To ‘Devote Attention’ To Blockchain Technology
13 November 2018, 22:07

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue to keep a close eye on the development of blockchain technology according to Deputy General Counsel, Ross Leckow.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wants A Bite Of Blockchain Technology
Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wants A Bite Of Blockchain Technology
02 November 2018, 03:06

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) have joined a list of traditional security exchanges globally who are working toward integrating blockchain technology.