Philippines’ Central Bank Helps Launch Bitcoin ATM

One of the largest banks in the Philippines, Union Bank, has collaborated with the country’s central bank to launch a Bitcoin ATM, allowing customers to both buy and sell bitcoin...

Georgi Georgiev | Feb 11, 2019 | 13:00
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Indonesia’s First Unicorn Go-Jek Buys Bitcoin Startup

Indonesian multi-platform behemoth, Go-Jek, recently acquired Philippine-based Cryptocurrency payment company, Reports indicate the move allows Go-Jek to expand its cashless...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jan 22, 2019 | 15:00
Bitcoin Fraudsters Set for Deportation from the Philippines

Bitcoin Fraudsters Set to be Deported from Philippines

Two Asian nationals are set to be deported from the Philippines to their respective countries. Their respective countries want the two individuals accused of economic crimes which...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 06, 2018 | 07:00
Crypto an Alternative to Inflation Across the Globe, Now Philippines

Crypto an Alternative to Inflation Across the Globe, Now Philippines

Sometimes, the only thing that drives progress is a kick… in the bottom. That’s why economic crises have been a most effective factor for encouraging cryptocurrency adoption...

Paula Baciu | Sep 10, 2018 | 21:00

Philippines: Regulator Expects Draft Cryptocurrency Exchange Laws...

Filipino cryptocurrency exchanges could see draft rules outlining their treatment as trading platforms as soon as next week, the country’s financial regulator told local media last...

Wilma Woo | Sep 03, 2018 | 15:00
League of Legends Garena Client Infected with a Cryptocurrency Miner

League of Legends Garena Client Infected with a Cryptocurrency Miner

League of Legends players in the Philippines are in a state after it was discovered that a malicious script used to mine cryptocurrencies by hijacking users’ computing power was...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 13, 2018 | 03:00

AliPay’s Jack Ma Confirms Successful 3-Second Blockchain...

Jack Ma’s Ant Financial (Alipay) has revealed it has successfully trialed a new Blockchain remittance service which it plans to expand throughout the world. Ma: Blockchain...

Wilma Woo | Jun 25, 2018 | 06:00

Philippines: UnionBank Mines Bitcoin In Conference...

The seventh-largest bank in the Philippines by assets ran Bitcoin miners at a conference this week, signaling bullish sentiment from the local finance industry. Philippines Bank...

Wilma Woo | May 18, 2018 | 12:00
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Philippines Loosens Grip, Allows 10 Cryptocurrency Companies to...

Philippines will move to allow the operation of 10 virtual currency and blockchain companies in its economic zone. By doing so, it provides them with a wide leeway for improvement as...

Georgi Georgiev | Apr 27, 2018 | 19:00
Philippines Senator: Harsher Punishment for Crypto Crimes

Philippines Senator: Harsher Punishment for Crypto Crimes

If Senator Leila de Lima has her way, crypto criminals in the Philippines will be facing tougher punishments for their crimes. Bitcoin’s fantastic price rise last year prompted...

Nikita Blows | Apr 24, 2018 | 01:30
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Zach Piester: Singapore Has Become a Hub for ICOs

Zach Piester, a co-founder of Intrepid Ventures, works in Central Asia and refers this part of the world to a center of the universe for him and his colleagues. During the interview...

Bitcoinist | Jan 20, 2018 | 21:00

Philippines Joins the Ranks of Countries Regulating ICOs

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) can easily net millions of dollars from enthusiastic investors, but a number of countries are starting to regulate them. The Philippines is the latest...

Jeff Francis | Dec 05, 2017 | 09:30

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