Ukraine’s Digital Ministry Plans to Pay Employees With Digital Hryvnia in Pilot Project

Ukraine’s Digital Ministry Plans to Pay Employees With Digital Hryvnia in Pilot ProjectEmployees of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation may become the first in the country to get their salaries in digital currency. The National Bank of Ukraine is developing an electronic version of the Ukrainian hryvnia and the ministry is considering the option of using the state-issued coin for remuneration. Government Employees to Be Paid With […]

Ukraine Unveils Roadmap to Integrate Cryptocurrencies by 2024

Ukraine Unveils Roadmap to Integrate Cryptocurrencies by 2024Government and business representatives have produced a roadmap to transform Ukraine into a leader in cryptocurrency integration. The authors of the new strategy want to see half of Ukrainians using digital currencies by 2024. The East European nation is expected to regulate its crypto space by the end of this year. Strategy for Crypto Market […]

Iran Counts 30 Crypto Mining Farms Licensed to Mint Digital Currencies

Iran Counts 30 Crypto Mining Farms Licensed to Mint Digital CurrenciesIranian authorities have so far authorized 30 facilities for cryptocurrency mining. The crypto mining farms are spread across several regions, including Tehran Province. The government has put out the data amid a crackdown on illegal miners in the country. A Third of Authorized Mining Farms Are Based in Two Provinces The Iranian Ministry of Industries, […]

Government Cannot Stand in the Way of Crypto Technologies, Iran Minister Says

Government Cannot Stand in the Way of Crypto Technologies, Iran Minister SaysNew technologies, including blockchain and cryptocurrency mining, have helped Iran to increase budget receipts and withstand foreign sanctions, according to the country’s minister for economy and finance. The high-ranking official believes the government can’t interfere with their development for too long. Government Official Cautions Against Impeding Crypto Development Over the past few years, Tehran has […]

7 Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pass Government Security Inspection

The South Korean government has released the results of its security inspection of cryptocurrency exchanges. Only seven of them passed all 85 of the inspection points. Fourteen previously-inspected exchanges still have not improved and 17 new crypto exchanges did not meet security standards. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]

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Italian Government Selects 30 Representatives to Develop DLT and Crypto Policy

Italian Government Selects 30 Representatives to Develop DLT PolicyItaly’s Ministry of Economic Development recently published a list of the 30 individuals that the Italian government has tasked with developing the country’s regulatory strategy with regards to distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cryptocurrencies. Among the individuals are alumni of the United Nations, the European Parliament, the European Commission, and the Italian Chamber of Commerce. […]

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