MetLife Asia affiliate LumenLab has successfully trialed a blockchain-powered insurance product to offer financial protection to pregnant women.
A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Lawmakers in South Korea are said to be racing to make laws to regulate the sector.
Xunlei Limited announced that it has launched a distributed file system called ThunderChain File System (TCFS) for its blockchain platform.
The largest political party in India is accusing the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) of being involved in a bitcoin scam to launder money.
India's central bank won a key victory in court this week.
Japan's top financial official is cautious about the idea of his nation changing how it taxes gains from cryptocurrencies.
Technology giant Tencent said it was teaming up with the Chinese government to fight blockchain-related security problems and crimes.
China's federal science institution, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, is eyeing blockchain technology, the school announced this week.
A Japanese village is launching the country's first Initial Coin Offering (ICO) on the municipal level.