Browsing the "Indonesia" Tag

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What Indonesia Reveals About Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Ambitions

| Leigh Cuen

Facebook’s omnipresence in Indonesia raises questions about how Libra will impact retail users.

Indonesia Passes Rules for Trading of Cryptocurrency Futures

| Yogita Khatri

An Indonesian financial watchdog has set out new regulations for the trading of crypto assets on futures exchanges in the country.

Indonesian Regulator Gives Green Light for Crypto Futures Trading

| Wolfie Zhao

Indonesia's futures watchdog has reportedly ruled that cryptos are commodities that can be traded on the country's futures exchange. 

Sumatra to Pilot Blockchain App for ‘Decentralised Decision-Making’

| Sujha Sundararajan

Australian startup Horizon State is launching a blockchain app pilot in Sumatra that could eventually allow citizens to vote in elections.

Indonesia’s Central Bank Mulls Bitcoin Payments Ban

| Sujha Sundararajan

Indonesia's central bank has revealed that it is considering regulations that would outlaw bitcoin transactions from 2018.

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Indonesia’s AML Watchdog Links Bitcoin to Islamic State

| Pete Rizzo

Islamic State (IS) militants are now using bitcoin, according to reports from authorities in Indonesia.

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Bitcoin Startup BitX Extends Series A With Undisclosed Funding

| Pete Rizzo

Bitcoin exchange and wallet provider BitX has extended its Series A round to include undisclosed funding from Venturra Capital.

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BitX Expands Bitcoin Buying Service to Indonesia

| Jon Southurst

BitX is expanding into the world's second-fastest growing economy, Indonesia, bringing a fixed-price bitcoin exchange to its 252 million inhabitants.


Bitspark Rolls Out Remittance Service to Indonesia

| Joon Ian Wong

Bitspark has rolled out its second bitcoin-powered remittance service in a month, catering this time to Indonesian workers in Hong Kong.

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The Giant Awakens: Asia’s Top Bitcoin Stories in 2014

| Jon Southurst

From rumoured bans to booms, 2014 was big for bitcoin in Asia. Here is a review of the stories that made the biggest splashes, for better or worse.