Tag: vietnam

  • HBUS
    Crypto

    Huobi-Partnered Exchange HBUS Opens to US Citizens

    Crypto exchange and U.S. strategic partner of Huobi, HBUS, has announced today it will begin new user registrations of U.S. citizens. Following a recent Amsterdam quant trading event, Huobi has begun their Global Elites Program in the Netherlands. HBUS Opens to US Citizens The marketplace will go live...

    tim copeland | July 6, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • NewsBTC OneCoin Vietnam
    Blockchain

    Vietnam Internet Crackdown Damages Plans to Become Blockchain Hub

    Vietnam legislators approved a cybersecurity bill on June 12 putting tighter rules on tech companies from the start of 2019. Vietnam has been recognised as a potential hub for blockchain activity but doubts still remain over regulatory uncertainty. New Cybersecurity Bill Approved The new bill requires tech companies...

    tim copeland | June 19, 2018 | 1:30 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Vietnam’s Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Has Its Domain Seized by Government

    Bitcoin Vietnam Co., Ltd., the oldest cryptocurrency exchange in the country, is having its domain name, bitcoin.vn, seized by the Vietnamese government. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has also decided to fine the company 40 million VND (approximately $1,758) for illegal social networking and setting up...

    Ricardo Esteves | May 7, 2018 | 6:11 pm
  • ICO

    Vietnam Responds to Crypto Scam With Calls For a Harder Line on Digital Currencies

    Earlier today, officials in Vietnam called for greater scrutiny against those investing or making transactions using cryptocurrencies. Statements from the Prime Minister follow what could be the largest case of fraud involving digital currencies in the nation. Despite Illegality, Vietnamese Investors Fall Victim to Massive ICO Scams The...

    Rick D. | April 12, 2018 | 1:30 am
  • Industry

    Could Vietnam be the Future Hub of Blockchain Innovation

    Fintech advocates see Vietnam as a potential future hub of blockchain based technology despite messy government regulatory framework. Blockchain Provides Potential for Growth The Vietnamese economy has grown by leaps and bounds in the last three decades becoming what the world bank describes as resilient and looking at 6.7%...

    John McMahon | March 28, 2018 | 6:25 am
  • NewsBTC Vietnam Bans Bitcoin and Altcoins
    Bitcoin

    State Bank of Vietnam Declares Cryptocurrencies are now Illegal

    Vietnam has always been an interesting region when it comes to Bitcoin. Although adoption seemed to rise, things are not evolving in the right direction. More specifically, using cryptocurrency in Vietnam will be subject to a fine in early 2018. Outlawing this new form of money is a...

    JP Buntinx | October 28, 2017 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin and Altocin
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin and Altcoin mining is Taking off in Vietnam all of Sudden

    Cryptocurrency mining has become a lot more popular in recent months. While some people still try to mine Bitcoin, a lot of consumers flock to alternative currencies. All it takes is a few graphics cards to start mining profitable currencies these days. It appears Vietnam is a hotbed...

    JP Buntinx | September 12, 2017 | 11:00 am
  • NewsBTC OneCoin Vietnam
    Bitcoin

    Vietnamese Government Confirms OneCoin’s “License” is a Fake

    It has been a while we heard anything from OneCoin. Sadly, it appears this massive Ponzi Scheme is still active right now. Thankfully,  they are getting a lot of heat from governments and law enforcement agencies. The latest report comes from the Government of Vietnam, who confirmed they...

    JP Buntinx | June 24, 2017 | 11:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Will Bitcoin Soon Be Legal in Vietnam?

    Vietnam has had a particularly rocky relationship with bitcoin. Just a few months ago, the country was shattered by an alleged Ponzi scheme surrounding bitcoin activity. Promises were made that ultimately weren’t kept, and several people lost money that could have otherwise gone to much smarter and loftier...

    Guest Author | December 6, 2016 | 2:00 am

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