Browsing the "Government" Tag

Thai Government Agency Develops Blockchain Tech for Elections Voting

| Yogita Khatri

A Thailand government agency has developed a blockchain-based solution that's set to digitalize elections voting in the country.

Italy Announces 30 Experts to Lead National Blockchain Strategy

| Yogita Khatri

The Italian government has published a list of 30 experts brought together to develop the nation's blockchain strategy.

India May Legalize Cryptos But Under ‘Strong’ Rules: Report

| Yogita Khatri

The Indian government could possibly legalize cryptocurrencies, but with tough terms and conditions attached, a news report suggests.

South Korean Government Trials Blockchain for Shipping Efficiency Boost

| Yogita Khatri

Two South Korean government ministries are exploring blockchain's potential to bring new efficiencies to port logistics.

Indian Officials Met to Discuss Possible Ban on ‘Private Cryptocurrencies’

| Yogita Khatri

The Indian government is considering imposing a ban on what it calls "private cryptocurrencies," according to an official release.

UK Government Says It Will Update Crypto Tax Guidance By Early Next Year

| Nikhilesh De

The UK Cryptoassets Taskforce wants to encourage the development of distributed ledger technology, according to a final report published Monday.

Australian Government Agency Says Blockchain ‘Interesting’ But Hyped

| Yogita Khatri

Australia's Digital Transformation Agency says blockchain is hyped by firms working with the tech and still has better alternatives.

Asian Development Bank Paper Touts Blockchain in Government Procurement

| Wolfie Zhao

A consultation paper for the Asian Development Bank proposes a blockchain network to boost efficiency in government procurement systems worldwide.

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Japanese Government Working to Simplify Cryptocurrency Tax Filings

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Tax Commission is planning to introduce a new system to make it easier for crypto traders and investors to calculate their profits.

South Korea’s Policy Chief Calls for Legalization of ICOs

| Daniel Palmer

The chairman of South Korea's National Policy Committee has called for the legalization of ICOs at a meeting of the National Assembly.