Bitcoin Trading Surges as Malaysia Mulls Cash Payment Limit

The peer-to-peer trade volumes of bitcoin spiked in Malaysia as their central bank discussed the prospects of capping cash transactions.  The Central Bank of Malaysia announced this week that it is going to introduce a cash transaction limit of RM25,000…

Bitcoin Usage May Spike Following Cash Restrictions in Malaysia

Malaysia is set to become the latest country to impose restrictions on cash transactions. The move could force more people to look towards bitcoin and crypto adoption in general as a way of getting around such limitations. Cash Restrictions May…

Malaysia Introduces Regulations for Bitcoin Exchanges

Regulators in Malaysia have released an amended set of rules for businesses engaged in trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This move comes as part of the government’s efforts to regulate the industry with laws for initial coin offerings (ICOs) expected…

Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs

Following months of investigation into the 1MDB scandal in Malaysia, the country’s attorney general Tommy Thomas has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs International and two of its Asian subsidiaries alongside former Goldman Partner Tim Leissner, alleged scam mastermind Jho…

Malaysia Launches Blockchain Certificate Verification to Combat Degree Fraud

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The Malaysian Ministry of Education is turning to blockchain technology to combat degree fraud in order to maintain the integrity and reputation of universities in the Southeast Asian country. This has seen the ministry unveil an issuance…

South Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia Outpace Europe in Crypto Awareness and Ownership: Survey

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn A survey commissioned by crypto firm Luno has found that the level of ownership and familiarity with cryptocurrencies was higher in Malaysia, Indonesia and South Africa compared to European markets. The three emerging markets of Indonesia, Malaysia…

Crypto in China & Malaysia – Bitcoin and Altcoin Asia feat. Larry Liu and Bobby Ong!

At the Blockchain Economic Forum 2018, Singapore we met with the Founder of Genaro Network, Larry Liu and co-founder of coin gecko Bobby Ong. They tell us about the crypto scene in their countries China and Malaysia and what is…