China's Jiangsu province has launched a new state-owned entity aimed at providing blockchain market research.
VC-backed P2P lending startup Dianrong says it's on the verge of a blockchain integration across its "entire platform".
Central banks could allow access around the clock if they used blockchains, a senior Bank of Japan official speculated last week.
Add Cambodia's central bank to the list of major financial market managers investigating blockchain and distributed ledger tech.
One of Japan's government ministries has developed a new methodology for evaluating blockchain projects.
IBM's latest blockchain partner is Hejia, a Chinese supply chain management company who recently conducted a supply chain trial.
A group of insurance companies has completed a new blockchain trial in China aiming to utilize the security and traceability features of the tech.
A major peer-to-peer lender in China is seeking to promote blockchain solutions in the global supply chain.
E-commerce giant Alibaba has teamed up with PwC to develop a system to fight food fraud using blockchain tech.
A blockchain partnership spearheaded by Foxconn could have ripple effects for global supply chains and lending, CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson argues.