Tag: South Korea
All news related to Asian country South Korea
South Korea’s Authorities Block Do Kwon’s Digital Assets
Reading Time: < 1 minute Kwon owns digital currencies, real estate, and luxury cars, resulting in the prosecutor of Seoul requesting the freezing of assets totaling 233.3 billion won ($176 million).
South Korean Deputy Suspected of Illegal Crypto Transactions
Reading Time: < 1 minute South Korean prosecutors have reported a series of suspicious digital asset transactions allegedly carried out by opposition MP Kim Nam-kook.
South Korea’s Authorities Bring Criminal Charges Against Terraform Labs Co-founder
Reading Time: < 1 minute South Korean prosecutors have brought charges against Terraform Labs (TFL) co-founder Daniel Shin.
Korea Blockchain Week Will Return This Year Following Success of 2022’s Edition
Reading Time: < 1 minute Korea Blockchain Week has announced it is returning for 2023 following the success of last year’s edition.
South Korea’s Financial Watchdog Will Investigate Staking Services
Reading Time: < 1 minute South Korean financial regulators will explore services to provide staking services to local crypto exchanges.
Cybercriminals Stole $3.4 Billion in Cryptocurrencies in 2022
Reading Time: < 1 minute North Korean hackers stole $1.7 billion in virtual assets in 2022.
Bithumb’s Owner is Reportedly Arrested
Reading Time: < 1 minute The owner of crypto exchange Bithumb, Kang Jong-hyun, has been arrested in South Korea.
Huobi’s South Korea Division to Cut Ties with Parent Company
Reading Time: < 1 minute The South Korean branch of crypto exchange Huobi has reportedly decided to distance itself from its parent company.
South Korean Prosecutors Issue Arrest Warrant for Terraform Labs Co-founder Daniel Shin
Reading Time: < 1 minute South Korean prosecutors have requested an arrest warrant for Terraform Labs co-founder Daniel Shin.
The South Korean Authorities Obtain Evidence Against Terraform Labs CEO
Reading Time: < 1 minute The South Korean prosecutor’s office has obtained evidence that the CEO of Terraform Labs (TFL) Do Kwon has manipulated the price of LUNA.
South Korea Intends to Control the Activity of Cryptocurrency Whales
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Financial Services Commission of South Korea (FSC) plans to start tracking the transactions of users whose assets exceed about $70,000.
Huobi Signs Agreement with Busan to Develop Blockchain Industry
Reading Time: < 1 minute Huobi Global and its local subsidiary Huobi Korea have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of the Korean city of Busan.
South Korean Brokers to Launch Crypto Exchanges
Reading Time: < 1 minute Seven of the largest South Korean brokerage companies have applied for corporate structure approval to launch crypto exchanges in the first half of 2023.
The Police Raids Terraform Labs Co-founder House
Reading Time: < 1 minute Officials from the Seoul Southern District Prosecutor’s Office have raided the home of the Terraform Labs co-founder.
South Korea Files Lawsuit Against Terraform Labs CEO Over UST Collapse
Reading Time: < 1 minute LKB & Partners, one of the leading law firms in South Korea, is preparing to sue Terraform Labs CEO Do Kwon.
South Korea Rules Out NFT Regulation
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Financial Services Commission of South Korea (FSC) has confirmed non-fungible tokens (NFTs) generally do not fall within the definition of virtual assets and must not regulated as such.
Korea’s Authorities Ban Exchanges From Handling Own Tokens
Reading Time: < 1 minute Korea’s Financial Services Commission has banned South Korean cryptocurrency trading platforms from handling tokens issued by themselves.
Korean Crypto Exchanges Forced to Delist High-risk Coins
Reading Time: < 1 minute Korea’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has ordered multiple cryptocurrency exchanges in the country to delist some tokens.
South Korean Exchanges Will Not be Able to Convert Fees to Fiat
Reading Time: < 1 minute South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) has just submitted a new proposal aimed at banning cross-trading on crypto exchanges.
Deposits and Withdrawals From South Korean Banks to Exchanges Hit New Record
Reading Time: < 1 minute The volume of deposits and withdrawals from South Korean banks to cryptocurrency trading platforms has experienced a considerable increase recently.
South Korea is Closer to Start Pilot of Digital Won
Reading Time: < 1 minute The central bank of South Korea is one step closer to launch its own central bank digital currency or CBDC.
The Bitcoin Kimchi Premium Returns to Korea
Reading Time: < 1 minute The kimchi premium, which is the fact Bitcoin trades at a higher price in Korean crypto exchanges than in other markets, has returned.
Central Bank of Korea Plans to Monitor Crypto Traders
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Bank of Korea, the country’s central bank, wants to have a stricter control on cryptocurrency trading in the country.