MoneyGram Rolling Out Payments System in Asia – Are Ripple and XRP Ready for Launch?

MoneyGram Rolling Out Payments System in Asia – Are Ripple and XRP Ready for Launch?

MoneyGram is expanding its remittance business across Southeast Asia. The leading payments company launched an online presence in Singapore in February, and Anil Kapur, the company’s head of Asia Pacific and South Asia, tells Digital News Asia that the company is now exploring whether it…

Singapore Exchange to Bring Regulated Bitcoin and Ethereum Cryptocurrency Indices to Asia

Singapore Exchange to Bring Regulated Bitcoin and Ethereum Cryptocurrency Indices to Asia

Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) has announced plans to launch two new cryptocurrency indices. The iEdge Bitcoin Index, and the iEdge Ethereum Index, will bring certified price referencing to the Asia region. Head of Index Services at SGX, Simon Karaban said the lack of transparency in…

Coronavirus strain much more infectious than Covid-19 found in Asia

Coronavirus strain much more infectious than Covid-19 found in Asia

A mutation of coronavirus has been found in south Asia that’s more infectious than Covid-19. The Jakarta-based Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology has confirmed the ‘infectious but milder’ D614G mutation of the virus has been found in genome sequencing data from samples collected. Indonesia has…

Traders in East Asia are more focused on altcoins than other regions

Traders in East Asia are more focused on altcoins than other regions

East Asia is the region most focused on trading altcoins compared to stablecoins and Bitcoin, according to a report by on-chain analytics firm Chainalysis. In East Asian markets like Korea, crypto trading is a way toward a better life for young investors battling a tough…