Hoping to benefit from the success of the blockchain game, merchants in the Philippines are now accepting Axie's Smooth Love Potion (SLP) token.
The game's creator and its players have to pay taxes in the Philippines, authorities say.
The PSE is just awaiting guidelines from the Philippine SEC and other regulators.
GCash would join such other major payment firms as PayPal and Square in addressing growing demand for cryptocurrency services.
New guidelines bring the nation's digital asset industry in line with Financial Action Task Force standards.
The proof-of-concept issuance of tokenized bonds was carried out on a blockchain platform built by Standard Chartered's fintech investment unit.
The central bank won’t pursue a CBDC for the duration of Governor Benjamin Diokno's term, which ends in 2023.
The blockchain firm is part of an 11,000 strong network of cash-out counters launched by UnionBank of the Philippines.
European money transfer service Azimo is tapping Ripple's On-Demand Liquidity and XRP to speed up remittances to the Southeast Asian nation.
Many southeast Asians consumers are interested in establishing or increasing their crypto investments, according to the OECD, but also admit to not really understanding them.
Investment app provider Abra is to sell cryptocurrency for cash at 6,000 outlets across the Philippines, including all 7-Eleven stores.
The group ran its first transaction between three rural banks in an effort to improve its remittance offerings.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will continue to regulate cryptocurrency use in the country, senior officials have said.
The money transfer giant has teamed up with blockchain startup Coins.ph to enable residents of the Philippines to directly receive cash remittances.