[Executive Edge] Filipino bitcoin CEO wants to change how we use money

March 31, 2014

By Ezra Ferraz, Experts often predict that the “cryptocurrency” known as Bitcoin will become hugely popular in the Philippines. Still, Bitcoin remains largely unknown […]

Bitcoin Payments Startup Launches with Two Major Filipino Merchants

March 21, 2014

By Pete Rizzo, When daily deals giant MetroDeal, the Philippines’ number two e-commerce website, seemingly went live with a bitcoin payments option last week, […]

MetroDeal, the Philippines’ Top Daily Deals Site, Now Accepts Bitcoin

March 17, 2014

By Pete Rizzo, Asia-based daily deals giant MetroDeal, the number two e-commerce website in the Philippines according to Alexa rankings, is now accepting bitcoin […]

Philippines Regulator Issues Warning on Digital Currencies

March 10, 2014

By Nermin Hajdarbegovic, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, has issued a warning on bitcoin which echoes similar statements […]

BSP raises alarm over bitcoins

March 10, 2014

By Ann Rozainne R. Gregorio, THE BANGKO Sentral ng Pilipinas has warned against the use of bitcoins, saying these virtual currencies remain unregulated and […]

New Filipino Bitcoin Exchange Targets Remittance Market

January 11, 2014

By Nermin Hajdarbegovic, A new bitcoin exchange,, has officially launched in the Philippines. Unlike many other exchanges popping up around the world, it […]

Typhoon Haiyan: Bitcoin Startup’s Philippines Appeal Tops $5.5k

November 16, 2013

15 November 2013 | By Daniel Cawrey | A California-based bitcoin startup has been accepting donations for relief for the typhoon-stricken Philippines. Its efforts […]

Donate to typhoon victims … with Bitcoin

November 15, 2013

13 November 2013 | By Hibah Yousuf | As governments and companies around the world pledge millions of dollars to support relief efforts in […]