Minister says gov't has yet to make final decision on the matter.
Plans for the introduction of the cryptocurrency were widely reported.
This is especially on the role it might replace, says PM.
Khalid Samad cites Alibaba chair as saying 'it is the future', despite China's ban on initial coin offerings.
Such currency is not backed by the 'full faith and credit' of the government, adds the prominent judge.
LETTER | It is a tool to achieve high income, respected developed nation status.
This is after the firm loses 58 billion yen worth of NEM coins to hackers.
Trading in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin is risky and could threaten the stability of the financial system, it says.
'Every petro will be equal in value to Venezuela’s oil barrel,' President Maduro announces.
COMMENT | Bitcoin was intended for the many, but mining gives control to the few.
COMMENT | We must understand the fundamentals before turning our cash into virtual currencies.
Despite guidelines from Bank Negara Malaysia, such currencies are still not legal tender.
This is aimed at preventing the abuse of the cryptocurrency for criminal and unlawful activities.
This will ensure clear guidelines for participants in the digital currency sector, says Muhammad Ibrahim.