Browsing the "Southeast Asia" Tag

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South Africa’s Internet Giant Leads $4 Million Raise for BitX

| Grace Caffyn

Multinational bitcoin platform BitX has raised $4m in a round led by South Africa's third largest company, the Naspers Group.

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BitX Expands Bitcoin Buying Service to Indonesia

| Jon Southurst

BitX is expanding into the world's second-fastest growing economy, Indonesia, bringing a fixed-price bitcoin exchange to its 252 million inhabitants.

Tim Draper with CoinHako founders Yusho Liu and Gerry Eng

Singapore Exchange CoinHako Gets Personal Investment Boost from Tim Draper

| Jon Southurst

Singapore bitcoin exchange and wallet CoinHako has received a personal 'six-figure' investment from Tim Draper after completing Boost VC.

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Bitcoin Firm Enables Remittance Withdrawals at 450 Philippine Bank ATMs

| Jon Southurst

Philippine remittance service Coins.ph now allows users to send funds for collection at a network of bank ATMs.

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Why Bitcoin Remittance Services Should Leave the ‘Bitcoin’ Part Out

| Luis Buenaventura

Bitcoin remittances can make immigrant workers' lives easier without them even knowing the digital currency is involved.

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BitX Opens Feature-Rich Bitcoin Exchange in Malaysia

| Jon Southurst

BitX, which aims to bring advanced bitcoin services to emerging markets, has opened its latest exchange in Malaysia.

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Malaysian Taxi Customers Can Now Pay with Bitcoin

| Jon Southurst

Taxi passengers in Malaysia are Asia's first to be able to pay with bitcoin, thanks to matching service Taximonger.

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Vietnam Exchange Adds Bitcoin Wallet with Off-Chain Transactions

| Jon Southurst

Asian exchange Bitcoin Vietnam has added wallet functionality that allows 'off-chain' transactions between users and instant trading functionality.

Singapore Head Regulator: Digital Currencies ‘Have a Role to Play’ Despite Risks

| Jon Southurst

Singapore's chief regulator says bitcoin companies will be regulated in a way that addresses risks, but doesn't stifle innovation.

First ‘Live’ Bitcoin Exchange Opens in Vietnam

| Jon Southurst

Open-order exchange VBTC launched in Ho Chi Minh City recently, saying bitcoin's economic benefits outweigh the authorities' concerns.