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Coining it in: Bitcoin vs lucky money for Lunar New Year in Vietnam

People are going head over, well, tails, for the lucky charms.

Trying to control the 'uncontrollable': Vietnam pushes for Bitcoin legal framework

Cryptocurrencies are not officially recognized in Vietnam, but that has not discouraged investors.

Vietnam loses $542 million to cyber viruses in 2017

Cryptocurrency systems could be the big target this year.
January 02, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Bitcoin rises 10 pct, recovers from last week's brutal selloff

While the cryptocash recovers, Israeli regulartors seek to ban it on stock exchange. 
December 26, 2017 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

'Virtual gold' may glitter, but mining it can be really dirty

And crypto-miners are NOT having a very merry Christmas. 
December 24, 2017 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon cafés, restaurants facing the heat for accepting Bitcoin payments

Bitcoin is being used to pay for pizzas in Vietnam's financial hub, despite warnings from the central bank.
December 20, 2017 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Suspected North Korean cyber group seeks to woo bitcoin job seekers

Bitcoin can be transferred electronically between users without an intermediary such as a bank, making it potentially attractive for buying illegal goods or services.
December 18, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Japan firm says it will pay part of salaries in Bitcoin

'Employees can receive salaries by Bitcoin if they want to.'
December 15, 2017 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

Bitcoin makes muted stock exchange debut at $15,000

Cryptocurrency Bitcoin made its debut on a major bourse Sunday, opening at $15,000 per unit at the Chicago board options exchange.
December 11, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Bitcoin surges above $16,000 as concerns mount

'Bitcoin now seems like a charging train with no brakes.'
December 08, 2017 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Bitcoin chalks up new record as it charges past $14,000

The cryptocurrency has made a dramatical surge from a 2017 low of $752 in mid-January.
December 07, 2017 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

$10,000 in sight for bitcoin as it rockets to new record high

'Promises of bitcoin futures opening the door to institutional money are supercharging the price.'
November 27, 2017 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

Bubble or breakthrough? Bitcoin keeps central bankers on edge

Central bankers say the success of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is just a bubble.
November 27, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Forget oil, Russia goes crazy for cryptocurrency

'The form of currency we are used to is about to disappear,' predicts the 42-year-old entrepreneur.
August 17, 2017 | 12:10 pm GMT+7