One of the largest convenience store chains, Narvesen, and Lietuvos spauda kiosks have begun trading Bitcoin vouchers in Lithuania. These coupons can be easily exchanged by customers to Bitcoin on the Internet without ID verification.
OECD developed a set of anti-money laundering methods that covers manipulations with digital currencies as well as fiat currencies. Such measures include adequate verification of customers for transactions exceeding $1,000, sanctions for legal violations, and registering the subjects that provide crypto related services.
The Malaysian Ministry of Education (MoE) is now using Blockchain to fight degree fraud in order to maintain the reputation and ethics of universities across the country. Malaysia itself is ranked among the top five Asian Nations when it comes to the field of education.
KDDI, a giant telecom and Hitachi, a Japan-based technology conglomerate, have begun testing a big blockchain-based system that can fix retail payments validated with the help of shoppers' fingerprints.