Taiwan will formally regulate bitcoin under anti-money laundering rules by the end of the year, says its minister of justice.
Cryptocurrency mining orders have helped set a new monthly sales record for Taiwanese semiconductor maker TSMC.
Toughened bitcoin trading rules in mainland China may have led to a Taiwanese bitcoin miner being shot by gangland investors, a report suggests.
The government of Taiwan has moved a step closer to regulating bitcoin under existing anti-money laundering (AML) rules.
The Central Bank of Taiwan is eyeing new rules that would bring bitcoin under the island's existing anti-money laundering regulations.
A trialed blockchain system for interbank clearance was not as efficient as the current centralized system, says a central bank report.
The new governor of Taiwan's central bank has said speculation has taken over from cryptocurrencies' original role as a payments tool.
The incoming head of Taiwan's central bank has promised to explore how blockchain technology might help improve its operations.
A senior official from Taiwan's executive branch has cautioned on the potential impact of cryptocurrencies on the island's financial stability.
Taiwanese insurance giant Fubon Life is aiming to place a sports blockchain called Bravelog at the heart of its blockchain initiatives.