Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

China’s Blockchain Service Network Reportedly Integrating Ethereum

China’s state-sponsored Blockchain Service Network (BSN) is reportedly moving to start integrating with public blockchains like Ethereum and Nervos Network. News of these potential integrations come just...

Philippines Eyes JVs, PPPs with Qatar in Various Sectors, Says Official

The Philippines is intensifying its commitment in forging robust trade and investment ties with its partners in the Middle East, such as Qatar, especially...

China Issues Record Number of Green Bonds in 2019

China topped the list for labeled green bonds in 2019 in terms of issuing amount, recorded at 386.2 billion yuan ($55.8 billion) according to...

China Gets Its First Blockchain-Based Public Resource Bidding Platform

China’s Yun­nan province city of Kun­ming has completed the development and internal testing of the country’s first completely blockchain-based public resource bidding platform. Public resource bidding...

Blockchain Verifies the Authenticity of Non-Genuine Nikes

Blockchain-based traceability platform VeChain will be used to power the issuance of a limited-edition run of licensed Nike Air Max 1 shoes. Announced on June 24, Australian...

Chinese City Launches Economic Stimulus on Blockchain

Nanjing city in China is turning to the blockchain to distribute consumption vouchers for its citizens. The program is part of the city’s economic stimulus program...