The new ASEAN Blockchain Consortium aims to engage with regulators to ensure compliance and raise industry awareness.
The Philippines, officially the Republic of Philippines, is a unitary archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. The Philippines is the 63rd largest country in the world and 12th in terms of population. The Philippines is one of the most ethnically diverse countries and has a large amount of various religious confessions. Philippines had gross domestic product of $348 billion at the end of 2018, making it the 34th largest economy at the time. The economy is largely made up of manufacturing electronic products, transport equipment, petroleum and its products, and agricultural goods. The economy of the Philippines is becoming more and more tech-oriented, even though 30% of the labor force is employed in the agricultural sector. Cryptocurrency in the Philippines is legal due to Circular No. 944 form, which established guidelines for Virtual Currency exchanges on June 2, 2017. The Philippines control over Bitcoin exchanges is performed by the Central Bank of the Philippines.
An apparent “glitch” on PDAX temporarily dropped BTC prices by 88% and saw trading suspended. The exchange held a press conference yesterday to explain what happened.72230
Statista has found that one-in-three Nigerians held or used crypto assets during 2020.17491
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has expanded its regulatory remit of the crypto space to include all cryptocurrency financial service providers.7923
The central bank wants to learn from private-sector digital currencies — but still believes they are inferior to central bank money.3565
The Philippines is really interested.10029
The Philippines SEC has identified Mining City as a Ponzi scheme and warned promoters of the scam that they could face up to 21 years imprisonment.18889
Forsage members are courting a high risk with the Philippines' securities regulator.37005
The Philippine central bank has confirmed in a virtual briefing that it has formed a committee to look into issuing a digital currency.4835
Numerous emerging crypto markets are showing dramatic growth in P2P trade, with India and Ghana producing enormous growth during 2020.3431
The Philippines has launched a blockchain-enabled mobile application for the distribution of government-issued bonds.6883
Two related cryptocurrency firms have fallen foul of U.S. financial regulators for entering into illegal off-exchange swaps in digital assets and foreign currency.5105
Binance will join Swipe’s board of directors, but the firm is “able to run the company independently from Binance.”5845
Spanish authorities have arrested several individuals related to ongoing investigations against crypto-driven child porn sites on the dark web.7841
The Philippines Department of Finance warns people that Bitcoin Revolution uses government officials’ names to spread fake news endorsing their business.5094