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The Philippines Has Decided to Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges as Remittance Companies – Cryptonight

I’ve always maintained a stance that unregulated money days are never going to be months (read: Bitcoin Remittance Transfers: What Central Banks look for in Remittances?). They will be the short equivalent of weeks. Bitcoin is no exception. Recently one of the darling countries with regards to Bitcoin, Philippines, has decided to regulate bitcoins. Our good …

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Foreign banks cut remittance tie-ups – The Standard

Interesting development taking place for Philippines. Considered to be one of the safest countries to send money, now no more. Banks are severing their tie-ups with Philippines based banks – citing the risk that was associated with doing business in Philippines due to the recent central bank heist where US$ 81 Million was siphoned away …

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Company in focus: Huge cyber heist via RCBC rocks Philippines banking- Nikkei Asian Review

Philippines Banking System In Trouble If you’re wondering why suddenly MSBs in the US and UK are wary of Philippines, it is because of what happened in Bangladesh. The US$ 81 Million that was stolen in a cyber heist is being traced back to the Philippines banking system and investigators are uncovering more collusion with …

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Coins.ph offers remittances to Philippines using Coinbase. Illegally?

tl;dr: Coins.ph just broke the law in all 50 States by willfully conducting money transfer services without a money transmitter license and are not even registered with FinCEN (at the time of writing this article). There is a very interesting article that caught my eye today in CoinDesk. A startup based out of Philippines is now offering remitters …

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Home Remittances

Here is an infographic of Home Remittances as measured over the past five years by: India Pakistan Vietnam Bangladesh, and Philippines   Home Remittances | Infographics

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