Thailand’s National Exchange Preps 2020 Launch For Digital Asset Platform

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) announced Wednesday in a statement that plans are underway for the development of a digital asset platform ready to roll out in 2020. SET is working along with several third-party financial collaborators to develop the software platform that it envisions “leveling up investment experiences for more convenience and higher …

$1.3 Million Bitcoin Scam Swindles Victims in Thailand. Are Tougher Crypto Regulations Necessary?

A virtual bitcoin mining farm in Thailand has allegedly scammed users out of 42 million baht (approximately $1.35 million), according to a report in the Bangkok Post.  30 victims have filed a complaint against the company, CryptoMining.Farm. Although police believe the scam may have hit up to 140 individuals. It comes just months after a …

Thailand’s Main Opposition Party Holds Primary Election on Blockchain

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Thailand’s Democrat Party, the country’s main opposition party has become the first major political party in the world to carry out primary elections entirely on a blockchain. Using a live e-voting system powered by the Zcoin blockchain, the party successfully conducted its primaries which involved more than 120,000 voters between November 1 …

Activists Use Crypto to Protect ‘Rap Against Dictatorship’ from Censorship

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Anti-government activists in Thailand are using crypto tech to help prevent authorities from censoring “Rap Against Dictatorship,” a controversial music video that has gone viral in the country. The video, which excoriates Thai government and military authorities on a number of social issues, has achieved runaway success in Thailand, amassing more than …