Category: Philippines

Asian CBDC projects: What are they doing now?

Asian CBDC projects: What are they doing now?

The rapid growth of mainstream attention toward cryptocurrencies has forced the hands of numerous governments to create their digital alternatives. Over the past few years, interest from various jurisdictions has been pointed towards central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) — digital versions of government-issued fiat. Given their capacity to use blockchain technology to facilitate a simplified […]

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New ASEAN blockchain consortium targets cross-border cooperation

New ASEAN blockchain consortium targets cross-border cooperation

The new ASEAN Blockchain Consortium aims to engage with regulators to ensure compliance and raise industry awareness. 9847 Total views 43 Total shares Blockchain associations from Australia and five Southeast Asian nations are joining forces to promote blockchain development and education. Blockchain organizations from Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines signed a memorandum […]

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Standard Chartered, Philippines Bank Issue $187M Blockchain Bond

Standard Chartered, Philippines Bank Issue $187M Blockchain Bond

Dec 7, 2020 at 10:46 a.m. UTCUpdated Dec 7, 2020 at 2:28 p.m. UTC Manilla, Philippines(r.nagy/Shutterstock) Standard Chartered, Philippines Bank Issue $187M Blockchain Bond Standard Chartered Bank and UnionBank of the Philippines said Monday they have completed a proof-of-concept issuance of a 9 billion Philippines peso (US$187 million) tokenized retail bond on a blockchain-backed platform. […]

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