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Japan’s FSA Reports a 36% Decrease in Cryptocurrency Related Enquiries in...

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has noted a drop in the number of inquiries related to digital currencies. The regulator noted that in the fourth...

Japanese Crypto Exchanges Are Seeking a New Life Under New Leadership

Coincheck, a cryptocurrency exchange from Japan which suffered the biggest hack in the history of cryptocurrencies is undergoing a revamp. In a recent news conference, Coincheck...

Japanese Exchange Coincheck Gets Approval to Run Its Business Officially

Almost a year after being hacked and losing 58-billion-yen worth of NEM, Japanese digital currency exchange Coincheck has just passed a significant obstacle in...

Japan’s New Crypto Regulation Draft Report Is Ready

Japan is inching towards new cryptocurrency regulations. The Financial Services Agency published its draft report on the upcoming regulations on Friday last week, highlighting several key...

Japan: 8 Arrested in Connection With $68 Million Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scheme

The Asahi Shimbun reported on Nov. 14th that eight men in Tokyo were allegedly arrested by the police for involvement in a cryptocurrency pyramid...

Japan: First Bank of Toyama Piloting a Stablecoin Pegged to the...

A Japanese bank has taken advantage of the ruling that stablecoins are not cryptocurrencies. The First Bank of Toyama has launched a pilot project...

Japanese Crypto Industry Granted Self-Regulatory Status by Authorities

Japan has always been a pro-cryptocurrency state. It made Bitcoin legal tender when several other countries were still determining the legal status of digital...

Binance Releases Heart-Warming Report on 2018 West Japan Disaster Relief Project

The Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF), the charity arm of Binance cryptocurrency exchange, released a report on Oct. 24 of how it played a crucial...

Ripple Explains How Japan Dominates the Digital Asset Market

Japan has remained at the forefront of digital currency innovation. One of the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, Mt Gox, was based in Japan. However,...

Two Yen-Backed Stablecoins in the Works, Hong Kong and Australian Dollar-Backed...

With the volatility of the crypto market, it’s hardly surprising that people are using cryptocurrencies backed by fiat currencies, also known as stablecoins. One...

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