Won Hee-ryong, governor of Jeju Island, made broke headlines on August 13, 2018, when he made a formal request to designate the island as a «special
The South Korea government will invest over $880 million next year in order to boost the development of innovative technologies including blockchain.
South Korea is budgeting upwards of one trillion won for the fields of blockchain technology, AI, and the sharing economy.
On August 13, 2018, HEX Innovation, a blockchain-based platform designed to help individuals manage their health information, partnered with The Korea
Governor Won Hee-ryong of Jeju Island in South Korea has made an official proposal for the island to become the country’s hub for cryptocurrencies and blockchain in general.
South Korea will invest heavily in emerging technologies in 2019, one of which is blockchain technology. The move was announced by the country’s Finance Minister, Kim Dong-yeon, during a recent cabinet meeting. As part of its…
Several blockchain associations in South Korea are pushing back against a government proposal they fear will stifle industry innovation.
In recent news pertaining to initial coin offerings (ICO) regulations, an EU report has advocated the regulation of ICOs according to crowdfunding legislation, the governor of Korea’s Jeju Island wants his jurisdiction to become a special economic zone regarding cryptocurrencies and blockchain, and the U.S.
Cryptocurrency exchanges will not fall under venture enterprise legislation, making them similar to bars and nightclubs, the South Korean government says.
Block Seoul, one of the largest Blockchain conferences of its kind will be held September 16–19, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea.