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Tech Up Movement Launched

With the mission to make “digital transformation for the rest of us,” the Tech Up Philippines Movement was formally launched on the second day...

The Blockchain Association of the Philippines Established

May 21 saw the establishment of the Blockchain Association of the Philippines (BAP) in Manila. The Association is chaired by Justo Ortiz, who is...

FinTech and Blockchain Companies are Investing in CEZA

The Philippines is expected to be home to more FinTech and blockchain companies as at least 15 offshore companies have committed to investing in...

UnionBank of the Philippines Set to Use Blockchain in Linking Philippine...

Unlike other banks in the Philippines, the UnionBank of the Philippines has been in the crypto and blockchain wagon from day one. The bank...

PH SEC Warns Investors Against 14 Illegal Investment Schemes

The Enforcement and Investor Protection Department of the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission had issued a warning to investors about 14 investment schemes operating...

Philippine Insurance Commission Warns Public Against Cryptocurrency

Manila, Philippines –The Insurance Commission (IC) has sent out a warning to the public and regulated entities against cryptocurrencies due to the risks involved...

PH Senator Leila de Lima to Amend Estafa Laws Because of...

Philippine Senator Leila de Lima has previously proposed a bill to intensify penalties for cryptocurrency-related crimes and even called for the swift expedition of...

Senator De Lima Calls for Prioritization of Crypto Crime Bill

On March 13, 2018, we reported that Philippine Senator Leila M. de Lima had filed Senate Bill (SB) 1694 that was for imposing harsher...

PH SEC: Stop Investing in Cloud Mining!

On April 10, the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement and Investor Protection Department had issued an advisory about a popular crypto mining...

BSP May Set a Minimum Capital Requirement for Crypto Exchange Applicants

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier explained that an additional requirement for applicants who wish to start virtual currency (VC) exchanges...