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CDCROP: Pham Minh Chinh (R), prime minister of Vietnam (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Vietnam's Prime Minister Says Country Needs to Regulate Crypto
Lawmakers have been pressuring Pham Minh Chinh to clarify his stance toward virtual assets, which aren’t recognized as property yet.
CDCROP: Pham Minh Chinh (R), prime minister of Vietnam (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

CDCROP: AI Artwork Vietnam and Axie Infinity (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
Southeast Asia Leads the World in Crypto Adoption, Propelled by Play-to-Earn Gaming: Chainalysis
Games like Axie Infinity and cross-border crypto transfer applications push “lower middle income” nations to global leadership in crypto adoption.
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Emerging Markets Lead Global Crypto Adoption in Bear Market, Chainalysis Says
The blockchain analytics firm's 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index also shows China remains active despite a ban on crypto trading.
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Vietnam-Based Summoners Arena Raises $3M
The funding round for the video game developer was led by Pantera Capital.
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Southeast Asia Gaming Guild Ancient8 Raises $4M Seed Round
The funding round was led by Dragonfly Capital, Pantera Capital and Hashed.
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Most Influential 2021: Trung Nguyen
The CEO of Sky Mavis, the company behind Axie Infinity, is a reclusive genius. Here’s how the “play-to-earn” phenomenon got started.
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New Chainalysis Report Reveals Who’s Leading the World in Crypto Adoption
The blockchain data firm changed its methodology this year for ranking countries on their level of adoption, with Vietnam and India topping the list.
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Wirex Launches Crypto Platform in Vietnam
The payments fintech has also expanded an account that provides access to DeFi savings to another 81 countries, including India, Russia and Ukraine.
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Large Institutional, DeFi Activities Dominate India Crypto: Chainalysis
The blockchain research group thinks the country could soon become a regional hub for cryptocurrency-related investments.
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Crypto Adoption Shifts to Emerging Markets as China, US Drop in Chainalysis Global Rankings
Crypto adoption has increased 23-fold globally over the past year with India, Pakistan and Ukraine driving the surge.
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