South Korea’s Bitcoin Bonanza | CNBC

While in South Korea for the Winter Olympics, CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla takes a look at the surge in cryptocurrency trading in the country and what regulations could come from the government. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter:…

Winter Olympics Athletes Talk Bitcoin | CNBC

CNBC asked athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, about whether they had invested in bitcoin. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram:…

Crypto Evolution Broader Than Just A Currency: BK Capital Management’s Brian Kelly | CNBC

This is a new asset class in general, says Brian Kelly, BK Capital Management, talking about cryptocurrency regulations and the future of digital coins. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC…

Blind man stabbed after knocking over eggs | News

February 12, 2018 A blind man is now battling for life after he was stabbed by a vendor in downtown Kingston because he accidentally knocked over a tray of eggs. The man, 58-year-old Clive Mullings of an East Street address, was said to be in serious condition up to press time last night. The police said that the vendor is on the run. According to reports, at approximately 8 a.m. on Saturday Mullings was walking through the Coronation Market when he accidentally knocked over the  tray of eggs. An argument developed between…

Legal Eagle: Having joint bank accounts in Jamaica | Features

Thousands of Jamaicans hold joint bank accounts – some with family members, others with friends, and still some in professional and other capacities. Those who hold in professional capacities generally have no problems on the death of the other joint account holder, as there is usually sufficient notation at the bank to determine the ownership of the funds in the account. However, on most occasions, the problem arises with friends and family. In Jamaica, like many other parts of the world, these cases are litigated from time to time. For…

Mount Ogle residents want road fixed properly | News

Christine Phillips, the woman who had to open her gate to allow residents to pass through her property when the road collapse in Mount Ogle early last year, says she is happy that people no longer have to walk through. “Me feel good. Yuh nuh know how good me feel. A smoke alone did lef fi come outa me ears. When me gate open, me affi stand guard, because the bike man dem jus ride tru, and it was there for people who walk,” Phillips said. The roadway was reduced…

Bank teller quits job to sell sex toys | News

With the adult novelty industry set to be worth more than US$20 billion annually worldwide, it is understandable why Lyndon Dawes decided to ditch his job as a bank teller to cash in on the booming sex toy business. “I wanted to do my own business so I started selling phones but the business got really congested. I told my mother that I had an interest in doing the toy business and one day she just call me and told me she ordered some and I should see what I…

Browns Hall residents want water piped to their homes | News

The big, blue tank which sits in the centre of the community of Browns Hall in St Catherine is the main source of water for residents of this rural town. Many residents do not have a pipe running to their homes and so they have to make regular treks to tank to fetch potable water. Averil Thoms, 61, is among those who depend on this source to get her water to do basic necessities in her home. She told The STAR that she has a tank at her home, but…

$15,000 fine for man who found iPhone | News

A man who found an iPhone and demanded cash for its return to the owner was slapped with a $15,000 fine. The man, Prince Gordon, pleaded guilty to the charge of larceny by finding when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Friday. The court heard that Gordon, after finding the phone, searched it and then contacted the mother of the complainant. He reportedly demanded $30,000 for the return of the phone. “I went inside the phone and saw that the daughter attended UWI and that…