Tag: indonesia

  • Token
    Blockchain

    Plastic Bank to Tackle Pollution and Poverty in Indonesia with Crypto

    SC Johnson, a U.S.-based manufacturer of household cleaning supplies, has partnered with Plastic Bank to help increase recycling rates and tackle poverty in Indonesia. The non-profit uses a cryptocurrency token system to pay people for handing over recyclable plastic in order to address the global crisis of ocean plastic....

    Ricardo Esteves | October 29, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • Blockchain

    Blockchain-Powered Islamic Bonds to Fund Microfinance Projects in Indonesia

    Indonesian firm Blossom Finance has announced plans to launch blockchain-based sukuk, Islamic bonds, to fund microfinance projects in the Muslim-majority country. Blossom Finance’s “Smart Sukuk” to Automate Issuance of Islamic Bonds The project, to roll out in the coming months, involves using distributed ledger technology to keep issuance costs low...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 27, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Indonesia
    Technology

    Cryptocurrencies Are Now Commodities Subjected to Futures Trading in Indonesia

    The Commodity Futures Trading Supervisory Agency (Bappebti) has said that cryptocurrencies are a commodity that can be subject to futures trading. This comes despite a central bank ban on fintech companies using digital currencies and government warnings to investors. Futures Trading Expands to Indonesia As reported by kontan.co.id,...

    tim copeland | June 4, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • jakarta
    Industry

    Coinone Looks Beyond South Korea to Global Market in Indonesia

    South Korea’s third-largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinone, has set up in Indonesia bucking the trend of exchanges either branching out or going under in the hard knocks market. Coinone Goes Global in Jakarta South Korea was one of the bellwethers of the cryptocurrency market last year with one in five bitcoin transactions...

    newsbtc | April 17, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Police to Clampdown on Bali Bitcoin Transactions
    Bitcoin

    Police, Bank Indonesia to Clampdown on Bali BTC Transactions

    Indonesia’s Central Bank, Bank Indonesia (BI), have united with the national police service to tackle the illegal use of Bitcoin in Bali. According to them, the tourist hot spot is much more likely to attract people trying to use the cryptocurrency for transactions that are outside the law....

    Rick D. | January 15, 2018 | 10:25 am
  • NewsBTC BTCJam Shuts Down
    Bitcoin

    Indonesian Bitcoin Exchange Close Down amidst Regulatory Pressure

    While Bitcoin continues to rise in terms of market value and spread in terms of awareness and usage in many different countries, things aren’t going so well for it over in Indonesia. As of today, the local regulator has influenced two major Bitcoin payment platforms to shut themselves...

    newsbtc | October 25, 2017 | 11:39 pm
  • OKLink DOKU
    Bitcoin

    OKLink Welcomes Indonesia’s DOKU As First Mobile Wallet Partner

    Big things are taking place for Bitcoin in Indonesia. DOKU, the country’s leading e-wallet, has joined OKLink’s blockchain payout network. As a result, this collaboration will expand OKLink’s payment availability in Indonesia, allowing for faster global transfers. A significant step forward for the recently formed blockchain money transfer...

    newsbtc | November 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm
  • Digital Wallet Indonesia
    Bitcoin

    Indonesia’s Fragmented Digital Wallet Ecosystem Can Learn Bitcoin

    Mobile wallets are becoming a hot commodity these days, but that will not necessarily benefit the consumer. In Indonesia, for example, there are far too many different digital wallet offerings already. More and more partnerships are forged to offer new solutions, resulting in a fragmented landscape. Bitcoin remains...

    newsbtc | July 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm

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