Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 47)

Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 47)

by November 24, 2017

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week:
Here we go:


WeChat Pay launches in Philippines with Asia United Bank

Image: WeChat Pay is used to pay for a convenience store purchase in Shenzhen, China. via ABS-CBN News/FILE PHOTO

MANILA – Asia United Bank said Wednesday it launched WeChat Pay in the Philippines, which will allow mobile payments from Chinese tourists. (Read more)



Philippine Regulators Eye New Rules for Bitcoin Exchanges and ICOs

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Regulators in the Philippines are considering new rules for cryptocurrency exchanges and initial coin offerings (ICOs). (Read more)



Creeping into our consciousness: Cryptocurrency in the Philippines

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Cryptocurrency in the Philippines is starting to be impossible not to notice. Very probably, you need only to check the posts of your friends on Facebook to see that they have engaged in transactions using bitcoins. (Read more)


Telcos and Banks battle over Philippines Cashless Payments

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Cashless transactions growing, but compatibility and security issues remain. (Read more)


Philippines: Payment ecosystem Salarium aims to raise $50m via ICO

Philippine-based payment solutions company Salarium is aiming to raise up to $50 million through an initial coin offering (ICO) of its “SALPay token”. (Read more)