Seoul mayor Park Won-soon is pledging to focus on blockchain innovation as part of his campaign pitch for potential re-election this year.
Prosecutors in South Korea have raided the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country, UPbit, over suspected fraud, according to a report.
The incoming head of a South Korean financial regulator has noted the "positive aspects" of cryptocurrencies.
SK Telecom has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to simplify payment and subscription processes.
Two men in South Korea have been sentenced for building a bitcoin pyramid scheme that swindled around $20 million from investors.
Cryptocurrency miners in South Korea may soon find it more difficult to get foreign-made mining chips imported to the country.
A South Korean blockchain industry organization has proposed a self-regulatory framework to set standards for the cryptocurrency exchange industry.
Three South Korean banks are to be inspected over their compliance with new anti-money laundering rules for cryptocurrency exchange accounts.
South Korean police on Thursday detained four executives from two cryptocurrency exchanges over alleged embezzlement.
South Korea's first major blockchain conference saw discussion of the possibility of a central bank cryptocurrency Wednesday.