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  • Mar 21, 2019

Mizuho to Launch J-Coin: Japan’s Yen-Backed Stablecoin on 1st March

Japan's Mizuho is all set to launch a Yen-pegged stablecoin The J-Coin. Read more to find out how this can be a gamechanger in Japan!

Yen-Backed Stablecoin GYEN Announced by Japan’s GMO Internet

GYEN is a Yen-backed stablecoin and is being developed by GMO Internet - a giant in Japan’s tech sector

Japanese ‘Megabanks’ Shut Down P2P Blockchain Money Remittance Pilot Program

A 3-member consortium of Japanese banks has decided not to proceed with the development of a blockchain-powered P2P money transfer services project.

Japan’s FSA Approves Coincheck As Registered Cryptocurrency Exchange

The FSA approved Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange: making it just the 17th fully-registered exchange in the country. 

Study: Japan Leads Asia in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Acceptance

The latest study on Blockchain Implementation in Asia revealed that Japan leads Asia in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Acceptance

Following Major Loss, Japan’s GMO Exits Crypto-Miner Manufacturing Business

GMO Internet Inc. has announced its exit from the cryptocurrency mining manufacturing business following extraordinary losses.

Japan’s Largest Shipping Firm Developing USD-Backed Stablecoin

Nippon Yusen K.K., Japan’s largest shipping firm in terms of sales volumes, is looking forward towards starting off with their own stablecoin.

Japan’s FSA Gives Nod to Self-Regulation for Licensed Local Crypto Exchanges

Japan’s financial watchdog body, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) has now approved the demand for self-regulation to licensed local cryptocurrency exchanges.

Japanese Messaging Giant Line To Roll Out A New Digital Currency And Five Dapps

Japanese social mammoth LINE has revealed 5 new decentralized applications (DApps) and one CryptoCurrency.

6000 Bitcoins Stolen as Japan’s Zaif Cryptocurrency Exchange Gets Hacked

A loss of approximately $60 Million has been recorded as Japan's regulated cryptocurrency exchange Zaif got hacked earlier this week.