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Singapore’s ‘Bitcoin trial’ rules in favor of market maker

Business 15 March 2019

Singapore’s ‘Bitcoin trial’ rules in favor of market maker

The case involves a market maker and cryptocurrency exchange, where orders were made and actually reversed by cryptocurrency exchange Quione.

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Singapore wealth fund ‘secretly invested’ in Coinbase: report

Business 1 March 2019

Singapore wealth fund ‘secretly invested’ in Coinbase: report

GIC Pte, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, is reported to have been involved in a $300 million funding round held by cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase in October 2018.

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Universities in Scotland, Singapore work to improve blockchain technology

Business 28 February 2019

Universities in Scotland, Singapore work to improve blockchain technology

Universities in both Singapore and Scotland announced new initiatives to research and improve on blockchain technology.

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Jimmy Nguyen on ‘The Great Reset’: Bitcoin SV is ‘global public ledger of the future’

Events 18 February 2019

Jimmy Nguyen on ‘The Great Reset’: Bitcoin SV is ‘global public ledger of the future’

Jimmy Nguyen, founding president of the bComm Association, was on hand at Faiā's "The Great Reset" event in Singapore, to explain why Bitcoin SV exists and what it has accomplished, as well as the story behind “the great reset.”

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Singapore scammers use fake government approval to lure investors

Business 31 January 2019

Singapore scammers use fake government approval to lure investors

Authorities in Singapore have warned the public not to be misled by companies that are fraudulently claiming the government has officially adopted a digital currency.

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Look into the future of blockchain in 2019 and beyond with Faiā ‘The Great Reset’

Events 14 January 2019

Look into the future of blockchain in 2019 and beyond with Faiā ‘The Great Reset’

New marketing and consulting firm Faiā has organized a night of in-depth talks around the future of blockchain as part of its Singapore launch on February 1. The Great Reset will bring together leaders in the crypto and blockchain space to answer questions like why on-chain scaling must happen sooner than later.

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Singapore’s new payment services regulations include crypto coverage

Business 20 November 2018

Singapore’s new payment services regulations include crypto coverage

Singapore is proactively working to implement changes that will foster a positive environment in which cryptocurrencies can flourish in the country.

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Renewable energy trading in Singapore runs on blockchain

Tech 30 October 2018

Renewable energy trading in Singapore runs on blockchain

The Singapore Power Group (SP) has initiated a marketplace, powered by blockchain, for renewable energy certificates (RECs).

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Singapore gov’t-owned venture firm makes ‘strategic investment’ in Binance

Business 24 October 2018

Singapore gov’t-owned venture firm makes ‘strategic investment’ in Binance

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trading volumes, is the latest company to secure the backing of Vertex Ventures, a group of investment companies indirectly owned by the government of Singapore.

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MCO Visa Cards start shipping in Singapore

Press Releases 22 October 2018

MCO Visa Cards start shipping in Singapore

Today, MCO Visa Cards began shipping to customers in Singapore. The MCO Visa Card is a prepaid card range that features high-end metal cards with no annual or monthly fees, airport lounge access for select cards, free ATM withdrawals, tap-and-pay functionality, and competitive interbank rates.

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India’s Zebpay sets up overseas operations

Business 17 October 2018

India’s Zebpay sets up overseas operations

Zebpay has reportedly set up entities in Singapore and Malta, which reportedly will enable it to “provide cryptocurrency exchange and OTC services to 20 countries in Europe.”

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Regulator seeks to ‘bring together’ Singapore’s crypto operators, banks

Business 15 October 2018

Regulator seeks to ‘bring together’ Singapore’s crypto operators, banks

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has taken it upon itself to “bring together” cryptocurrency companies and the banks, following complaints from crypto operators about the difficulties in setting up bank accounts in the sovereign city state.

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