UnionBank To Offer Cryptocurrency Trading

UnionBank of the Philippines will become the first bank in the country to offer cryptocurrency trading services. UnionBank customers can soon purchase and sell Bitcoin (BTC) directly through the mobile banking app, without the need for a third-party virtual asset wallet. The new exchange functionality will initially be offered to randomly pre-selected users of the […]

Coins.ph Partners with Globe for Improved Cryptocurrency Inclusion

As part of its efforts to make purchasing cryptocurrency easier and more convenient, Coins.ph announced its partnership with Globe for a new Globe Rewards program where prepaid and postpaid subscribers can start exchanging rewards points in their new GlobeOne app for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency vouchers–all of them redeemable via Coins.ph. “Customers can now take advantage of […]

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Tonik Bares Expansion Plans that Include Cryptocurrency Services

It has been a year since Tonik offered its services in the Philippines as a next-generation neo bank that offers competitive interest rates (as high as 6% per annum for time deposits) and convenient ways of opening a digital bank account. Since then, it has secured over Php 5 billion in deposits in a span […]

UnionBank Will Offer Cryptocurrency Trading Soon: Report

The best digital bank in the Philippines is up to something new again. UnionBank might just offer trading and custodial services for cryptocurrency soon. Due to the fast-growing adaptation of digital tokens, UnionBank is considering the idea as a way to  “future-proof its banking business,” according to Cathy Casas, head of the bank’s blockchain and […]

GCash Looking Into Cryptocurrency Trading: “Watch out for it soon”

The explosion of crypto is making financial institutions take notice. Mobile payment provider Gcash is one of those institutions, and the company is planning to delve into cryptocurrency trading soon. According to reports, Gcash President and CEO Martha Sazon is considering a great possibility of cryptocurrency trading for the company and that we can “watch […]

Singapore-Based HybridBlock Launches Cryptocurrency Platform

Educating people better about cryptocurrency Last April 9, Singapore-based cryptocurrency trading and education platform HybridBlock has officially launched in Sheraton Grand Hong Kong, to an audience of 400 comprising of individuals from media and industry relations. During the event, VP of Operations Mr. Carson Knuth and VP of Marketing Mr. Jeff Dubinsky shared their roadmap for the […]

Manny Pacquiao Ventures Into Celebrity-Centric Cryptocurrency

He will have his own digital token too Boxer, politician, army reservist, and now cryptocurrency investor. Sen. Manny Pacquiao has been keeping himself pretty busy these days, as he ventures into cryptocurrency as well. Recently, Pacquiao has poured in money as an investor for Singapore-based start-up blockchain firm Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX). From what we have […]

SEC Approves Move to Block Binance in the Philippines

Four months after the Philippines issued an SEC advisory against Binance, the SEC finally approved the move to block the cryptocurrency marketplace in the Philippines. In a press statement, the SEC said that they have sent a formal request to the NTC to block Binance’s website and all other web pages used by the cryptocurrency marketplace. Just […]

Ophir Crypto is a Blockchain-based Donation Drive for Churches

Crypto may not be as hyped up as it used to be–especially when Axie Infinity was one of the most-talked play-to-earn games–people still find ways to make use of the blockchain for different applications. For a former pastor, he had the idea of using crypto to launch a donation drive for supporting Christian Churches. Sounds […]

From Bird to Doge: Elon Musk Changes Twitter Logo

It seems that Elon Musk is very, very late to April Fools, as he decided to toy around with Twitter yet again by replacing the social media platform’s iconic bird logo with the Doge logo–to represent Musk’s support for Dogecoin. pic.twitter.com/wmN5WxUhfQ — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 3, 2023 While Twitter seems to be normal as […]

2023 GCash Futurecast: Global Pay, FREE Int’l Transactions?!

The GCash Futurecast this 2023 revealed a lot of groundbreaking innovations from the fintech wallet application. We’re happy to report that despite the app’s fame, the team hasn’t ceased with its drive to innovate. Here are our personal favorites from the show. GCash Overseas The company understands that there are over 10 million Overseas Filipino […]

Time To Escape Binance? 3 Billion USD Withdrawn In 24 Hours

Once and still known as one of the, if not the largest cryptocurrency trading platform in the world, Binance has just experienced $ 3 billion USD in withdrawals within the same day. That’s an unprecedented record amount that has definitely shaken up quite a number of the platform’s investors. Here are the details and what […]