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MAS about Crypto Tokens: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Speech by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, MAS, at Money20/20: This is a conference named after Money. Money has been with us for at least 5000 years. And over the last 300 years or so, we have come to accept

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Pacquiao is latest CryptoCeleb, invests in GCOX

The cryptocurrency world has gained another giant celebrity endorsement with Filipino boxing legend Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao becoming an investor of a new cryptocurrency exchange GCOX. Pacquiao just took the same path of so-called “CryptoCelebs” that invested in cryptocurrencies for the

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 10)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Follow the Fintech Philippines Facebook or Twitter channel to stay updated. Also you can subscribe to our monthly Fintech PH Newsletter here. Here we go: FINTQ rolls out 1

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ICO in Philippines Gaining Ground in Fintech Regulation

Developments about fintech regulations in the Philippines seem to be working to the advantage of fintech companies who do ICOs. Unlike in China where ICOs were banned in the country’s capital markets last year, the conduct of ICO in the

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 6)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Cagayan mulls casino, cryptocurrency hub with Chinese The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) in the Philippines is proposing a new casino

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You got it wrong: There is no currency battle “Crypto vs. Fiat”

Every so often I come across articles such as “7 Reasons Why Bitcoins Are Better Than Fiat Currencies” and thread headlines in discussion forums such as “This is why we hate fiat currency and why cryptocurrency should prosper”. What authors

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from December 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the first newsletter of 2018, with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam. Before diving into the latest news, why not take a look at Fintech Vietnam in Review 2017? This edition features progress in

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MAS Cautions Against Investments in Cryptocurrencies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore advises the public to act with extreme caution and understand the significant risks they take on if they choose to invest in cryptocurrencies. MAS is concerned that members of the public may be attracted to

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Bank Negara Malaysia Seeks Public Feedback on Cryptocurrency Regulation

The rapid development and adoption of cryptocurrencies have driven regulators from around the globe to adopt various approaches and regulatory measures and Malaysia is no exception. Following the announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia Governor, Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim in late

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8 New Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Books to Learn Bitcoin and more

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value and popularity this year. This month, the combined market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies reached all-time high levels of more than US$445 billion this month. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, has recently soared above US$16,000. The cryptocurrency

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