Tag Archives: South Korea

Spain to Offer Grants for Metaverse Companies

The government of Spain has announced it will issue a series of grants and aid for metaverse-related developments. The individuals and companies interested in receiving these grants will have to be based in the European Union or Spain and present a plan, and meet a series of requirements, to be considered. The first batch of… Read More »

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Is Skeptical About the Metaverse Concept

Eric Schmidt, who was CEO of Google, has declared that there is confusion about the concept of the metaverse and what it means for people. Schmidt stated that, even with a company like the former Facebook pivoting its operations to occupy the metaverse market, there is still not a clear definition of the concept and… Read More »

Bank of Korea Seeking Technology to Develop Digital Currency

South Korea’s monetary policy regulator is taking steps to create its own digital coin. Bank of Korea is now looking for a technology provider to develop a test environment for the project. The news comes after major commercial banks expressed skepticism over their cooperation with domestic cryptocurrency exchanges. Central Bank of Korea to Launch Pilot… Read More »

South Korea’s ‘Kimchi Premium’ Returns, BTC Prices Up 8% Higher Than Global Average

As cryptocurrency regulation heats up worldwide, South Korean officials have been increasing regulatory discussions concerning the swelling crypto economy. While digital currency markets like bitcoin have tumbled in value in recent times, global crypto market prices have increased across the board on Monday. In South Korea, crypto-assets like bitcoin are once again experiencing a ‘kimchi… Read More »

South Korean Governor Becomes the First Politician to Disclose Publicly His Cryptocurrency Holdings in the Country

Regardless of the political turmoil that arose in South Korea due to the crypto-related regulations, a leading politician had come forward to reveal that he had made investments in virtual currencies publicly. Won Hee-ryong, the Governor of Jeju Island, unveiled that he invested in four different cryptocurrencies. Wong Plans to Keep Updating People via Youtube… Read More »