South Korean film Train To Busan remake in works, Timo Tjahjanto in talks to direct

Sallie Anderson

Back in September 2020, it was reported that the remake of the popular South Korean film Train To Busan was in works with New Line. At the time, no director was attached to the film. Now, it is being reported that Timo Tjahjanto in talks to direct the remake.According to Deadline, "The anticipated Train To…

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Busy South Korean Beach Says ‘Yes’ to Crypto

Tyler Hromadka

HaeundaeBeach Source: Adobe/panyaphotograph. Holidaymakers at Haeundae, South Korea’s busiest and most popular beach, will be able to spend for services such as sun umbrella and inflatable tube leasings in bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH) and other tokens next month. Haeundae Beach, in South Korea’s second city Busan, is a 1.5 km-long, 30-50 m broad stretch of […]

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North Korean Call For Help Seen in COVID-19 Announcement, Blame

Sandra Loyd

North Korea might be looking for help from abroad in addition to propaganda points at home with a weekend announcement of its first presumed COVID-19 case, a report that blamed the infection on a banished North Korean guy leaving from South Korea, the specialists informed RFA Monday. The state-run Korea Central News Firm (KCNA) reported […]

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Local Stabelcoin in Sleepy South Korean County Is a Runaway Success

Tyler Hromadka

Statue of the Resting Buddha of Miamsa Temple in Naesan-myeon, Buyeo-gun, South Korea. Source: Adobe/Yeongsik Im. A peaceful South Korean county with a high percentage of senior locals stated its blockchain-powered local stablecoin is growing, with USD 48.5 million worth of tokens utilized considering that the coin was provided in 2015. Buyeo County, in the […]

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Angry South Korean Crypto Traders Threaten to Quit over New 20% Tax

Tyler Hromadka

Source: Adobe/Parkpoom. Active crypto traders in South Korea stated they are ready to leave the scene permanently– slamming “unfair” 20% crypto trading tax law propositions revealed by the federal government previously today. It is a sign, possibly, of what traders in other countries will have to handle in the near future, with draft crypto tax […]

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South Korean Crypto Tax Plans to Be Unveiled this Wednesday

Tyler Hromadka

Source: Adobe/YetiStudio The South Korean federal government is apparently set to reveal additional information about its plans to present tax for cryptoasset holders. Per an unsourced report by SBS CNBC, Seoul will reveal a file detailing its propositions in a Tax Law Modification expense– to be unveiled on July22 The expense will look for to […]

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South Korean Central Bank Launches CBDC Legal Advisory Unit

Tyler Hromadka

The Bank of Korea in Seoul. Source: Adobe/tktktk. South Korea is as soon as again magnifying the rate of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) development– with a central bank-run team now examining legal challenges that may stand in the method of digital won issuance. Bitter political and financial competing Japan recently took an action […]

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Fire Visible From China Destroys Train and Warehouse at North Korean Station

Sandra Loyd

A fire at a train station in the North Korean city of Sinuiju ruined a freight train bring numerous lots of cooking oil from China and a warehouse full of freight, witnesses who saw the blaze from throughout the Chinese border informed RFA Friday. People in Dandong, China, throughout the Yalu river border from Sinuiju […]

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South Korean Blockchain Patents Applications ‘Surging’

Tyler Hromadka

Source: Adobe/chrupka. Blockchain technology- associated patent applications rose in South Korea in 2015, and seem increasing even more this year in wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Per the Korean Copyright Office (KIPO), an overall of 1,301 blockchain patents were signed up in the nation in 2015, a rise of 50 times on the paltry 24 […]

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More South Korean Banks May Look to Start Crypto Operations

Tyler Hromadka

Source: Adobe/neosiam. More South Korean traditional financing companies are set to follow Nonghyup (NH Bank) into the cryptoasset market, state professionals, academics, and market experts– who believe regulators may use banks safe passage into the crypto sector. As reported previously today, NH has actually revealed it will start crypto custody services for commercial financiers, and […]

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