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Manila, Philippines
Bitcoin in the Philippines: A Perfect Cryptocurrency Storm
Many agree the Philippines are an increasingly hot scene for bitcoin – but why?
Manila, Philippines

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The Short-Term View on Bitcoin Remittances
If the world switched to bitcoin, remittances alone would save billions annually. But how can the dream become reality?
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Manila, Philippines
Bitcoin in the Philippines, By the Numbers
With millions unbanked in the Philippines, and remittances booming, the bitcoin solution practically writes itself, says Luis Buenaventura.
Manila, Philippines

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Bitstars.ph 'Selfie' Contests Reward Winners with Bitcoin
Bitstars.ph is promoting bitcoin in the Philippines via daily contests and crypto prizes for most popular selfies.
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Philippines Startups Aim to Fulfil Bitcoin's Remittance Promise
Workers sending money home face high fees from 'legacy' payments services. Now some Philippines startups want to change that.
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Coins.ph CEO Talks Opportunity for Bitcoin in the Philippines
CoinDesk speaks to Ron Hose to learn about bitcoin's opportunities in the emerging Asian market.
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Manilla, Philippines
Bitcoin Payments Startup Coins.ph Launches with Two Major Filipino Merchants
Philippines e-tailers MetroDeal and CashCashPinoy will soon accept bitcoin payments via the startup.
Manilla, Philippines

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MetroDeal, the Philippines' Top Daily Deals Site, Now Accepts Bitcoin
The second biggest e-commerce website in the Philippines is now accepting bitcoin for its discount vouchers and coupons.
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Philippines Regulator Issues Warning on Digital Currencies
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, echoes similar statements issued by regulators worldwide.
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New Filipino Bitcoin Exchange Targets Remittance Market
There are roughly 2.2 million Filipino expats worldwide, and last year they sent over $13.9bn back home.
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