Tag: thailand

  • thailand crypto
    ICO

    Fifty ICO Projects Already Seeking Licenses from Thai SEC

    Around 50 prospective initial coin offerings have displayed interest in securing a licence from Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission. The news follows an approval of the licensing of digital currency businesses, which took effect last month. Of the 50 Interested in Licenses, Three Have Applied Already Since the...

    Rick D. | August 9, 2018 | 4:30 pm
  • Exchange
    Crypto

    Thai Securities Firms Mull the Possibility of Joint Crypto Exchange

    Thailand’s Association of Securities Companies (ASCO) are considering creating a joint cryptocurrency exchange. The group of securities companies are hoping to receive a license from the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Recent Royal Decree Opens Up Thai Crypto Industry ASCO’s chairperson, Pattera Dilokrungthirapop, spoke to local Thai...

    Rick D. | July 2, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • thailand crypto
    Industry

    Crypto Crying out for Regulation as Thailand Leads the Way

    Industry professionals and CEOs of blockchain companies are clamouring for regulators to clarify the legal status of cryptocurrencies to open up innovation and help ‘smart money’ to move into the space. Thailand has shown how it can be done even if their policies are not crypto-friendly enough. Regulation...

    tim copeland | July 2, 2018 | 3:45 am
  • Industry

    New Taxes Could Spell End of Cryptocurrency Trading in Thailand

    Thailands new Royal Decree on regulating the transactions of digital assets was passed on March 27, granting potential ICOs an additional 30 days to inform the SEC of their plans while raising the capital gains tax and adding 7% VAT to all digital trades. Thai Crypto Traders Face...

    John McMahon | March 29, 2018 | 3:29 am
  • Thailand
    Industry

    Thailand Proposes New Cryptocurrency Gains Tax

    Thailand’s cabinet is set to vote on implementation of a new 10% capital gains tax on profits from cryptocurrency investment. Royal Decree will empower the SEC to regulate digital currencies. New Tax Part of Royal Decree The Thai Revenue Department has asked the cabinet to vote on an...

    John McMahon | March 13, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • money
    ICO

    Thai Cryptocurrency Exchange Suspends Trading Due to SEC Conflict

    Thai exchange TDAX has postponed registration and suspended trading while awaiting clear regulation framework from SEC, and has had its account closed for lack of proper license by Bangkok Bank. SEC to Announce Regulations Soon The Thai Digital Asset Exchange, a privately owned cryptocurrency exchange that recently completed an ICO for...

    John McMahon | February 26, 2018 | 8:00 am
  • NewsBTC Omise Digital ID Thailand
    Blockchain

    Omise and ETDA Sign MoU to Improve Thailand’s Digital ID Program

    Omise, the popular blockchain-oriented company, recently signed a Memorandum of understanding with ETDA. This Thai government agency will collaborate with Omise on building a national eKYC portal. It is the first venture of its kind to become available in Thailand. Both entities will focus on exchanging information, experience,...

    JP Buntinx | February 19, 2018 | 1:39 pm
  • seafood
    Blockchain

    Blockchain May Help to End Seafood Slavery in Asia

    What most people don’t think about when they tuck into a plate of tuna or prawns is that much of the seafood we eat is caught and processed by slaves. According to the Global Slavery Index, there are some 300,000 slaves working in the Thai seafood industry alone. These are...

    John McMahon | February 15, 2018 | 8:00 am

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