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Manila, Philippines. (Alexes Gerard/Unsplash)
GameFi Is a New Game for Southeast Asia Players
Economic conditions and widespread digital adoption have created a foundation for the region to become the global capital of the play-to-earn model.
Manila, Philippines. (Alexes Gerard/Unsplash)

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Into the Metaverse With CyBall’s Tin Tran
As part of our series looking at the development of the metaverse in Southeast Asia, Leah Callon-Butler talks with the co-founder of CyBall, a football-themed, NFT-based blockchain game with a play-to-earn model.
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Manila, Philippines. (Image credit: Alexes Gerard/Unsplash)
Philippines Crypto Exchange PDAX Raises $50M Series B Led by Tiger Global
The exchange wants to bring crypto to the Philippines, where P2E game Axie Infinity has flourished.
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Myanmar's ancient city of Bagan. (Majkell Projku/Unsplash)
Myanmar's Military Government Plans Digital Currency Launch: Report
The country's shadow government said in December it will accept tether as official currency.
Myanmar's ancient city of Bagan. (Majkell Projku/Unsplash)

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Thai Central Bank to Delay CBDC Test Till Late 2022: Report
The bank will look at CBDC as a cash substitute.
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The Mekong River in Laos's Pak Beng village. (Parker Hilton/Unsplash)
Laos Authorizes Six Companies to Start Crypto Mining
The southeast Asian country banned crypto trading in 2018.
The Mekong River in Laos's Pak Beng village. (Parker Hilton/Unsplash)

Thailand
Thailand's SEC Proposes New Rules for Crypto Custodians
Thailand has been significantly increasing its regulation of crypto.
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Sydney
Gemini to Serve as Custodian for Filecoin Fund of Australian Equities Manager
The fund seeks to raise A$25 million ($18.4 million) over a three-month period, promising clients a 100% FIL return over five years.
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Ripple Acquires 40% Stake in Asia Remittance Payments Firm Tranglo
Ripple said its investment in Tranglo is a part of its commitment to enhancing the payments ecosystem in Southeast Asia.
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First Insured Bitcoin Fund Opens for Southeast Asian Markets
The fund, based in Labuan, Malaysia, aims to open access to digital assets for Southeast Asian institutional investors.
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