Taiwanese Development Council to Form Blockchain Alliance in Three Months
The National Development Council (NDC) of Taiwan announced today that it will launch a blockchain alliance in three months, English-language local media Taiwan News reported on March 26.
26 MARCH 2019
Taiwan: Bitcoin Traders Ran $51 Million Crypto Scam, Prosecutors Say
Prosecutors in Taiwan indicted seven bitcoin traders for allegedly operating a sham crypto investment scheme that bilked $51 million from more than 1,000 investors.
19 JANUARY 2019
Suspected Electricity Thief Arrested After Mining $3 Million in Bitcoin, Ether
A man in Taiwan has been arrested over claims he mined millions of dollars’-worth of cryptos using stolen power.
27 DECEMBER 2018
Candidate Receives First Ever Bitcoin Donation to a Political Campaign in Taiwan
A candidate for a local government seat in the city of Taipei has made history as the first politician in Taiwan to ever receive a campaign donation in bitcoin.
23 SEPTEMBER 2018
Taiwan Hospital Launches Blockchain Platform to Improve Medical Record-Keeping
The Taipei Medical University Hospital has rolled out a blockchain-powered platform to improve medical record-keeping, Taipei Times reported August 31.
1 SEPTEMBER 2018
Taiwan: Taipei Bank Launches First Blockchain Payment System In The Country
Privately-held Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank has reportedly become the first bank in Taiwan to deploy a blockchain-based payment system, local media Taipei Times reports May 14.
15 MAY 2018
Bitcoiner Runs for Mayor of Taiwan’s Capital
Hacker. Educator. Successful businesswoman. Yi-Ting Cheng, better known as Xdite, shocked the broader cryptocurrency world when she announced her campaign for Mayor of Taipei City, the capital of Taiwan. The native of China is taking a big risk by offering herself up for political leadership, but, then again, as her exclusive interview with Humans of Bitcoin examines, she’s all about challenging herself.
18 APRIL 2018
Taiwan Moves to Capture Bitcoin Under Money Laundering Laws
The government of Taiwan has moved a step closer to regulating bitcoin under anti-money laundering (AML) rules.
11 APRIL 2018
Taiwan Central Bank Proposes Money Laundering Rules for Bitcoin
The Central Bank of Taiwan is eyeing new rules that would bring bitcoin under the island's existing anti-money laundering regulations.
2 APRIL 2018
Taiwan Govt Shouldn’t Understimate Cryptocurrency Impact: Vice Premier
Taiwan’s Vice Premier has called for measures to manage the impact of the cryptocurrency sector on the nation’s financial environment.
7 FEBRUARY 2018