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STACS to Facilitate ESG Data Reporting for Businesses in the Philippines

The Philippine Dealing System Holdings (PDS Group) has partnered with STACS, an ESG data and technology solutions company, to use the latter’s ESGpedia platform to support corporate sustainability and ESG reporting for businesses and issuers in the Philippines. Covering over

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Globe and bolttech Offer New Device Protection Programme

Philippines telecoms service provider Globe and insurtech bolttech have launched a new programme that allows the former’s postpaid and platinum customers to switch their mobile devices easily, with no questions asked. The Gadget Xchange programme offers a variety of benefits,

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BSP Picks Hyperledger Fabric for CBDC Pilot Project

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has selected Hyperledger Fabric as the distributed ledger technology (DLT) for its wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) pilot project, Project Agila. Formerly known as Project CBDCPh, Project Agila aims to test the use

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GCash Took Down Over 4 Million Accounts Linked to Fraudulent Activities

Philippines e-wallet GCash has removed more than 4 million accounts linked to fraudulent activities in 18 months, according to a report by Philstar.com. The company said it is taking steps to protect its users from fraud, including blocking malicious sites

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BSP, Philippines Embassy in Riyadh Team Up to Promote Islamic Banking

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has joined forces with its embassy in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to develop Islamic banking and finance in the Philippines. Assistant Governor Atty. Arifa A. Ala shared the major milestones in the development

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SEC Aims to Enhance Sustainability Reporting for PLCs

The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is drafting revised guidelines for sustainability reporting by publicly listed companies (PLCs). The new guidelines will aim to ensure consistency and uniformity in the sustainability measures reported by PLCs, as well as enhance

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Fuse Lending and GCash Partner to Offer Nano Loans to Filipinos

Philippines e-wallet GCash its credit affiliate Fuse Lending, a consumer and business lending marketplace, have rolled out ‘GCash Sakto Loans’. This new nano loan offering is designed to help Filipinos borrow small amounts of money conveniently without any paperwork. GCash

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Four E-Wallets Now Accepted in the Philippines Through Alipay+

Ant Group, the operator of Alipay+, has announced that four mobile wallets are now accepted in the Philippine; AlipayHK (Hong Kong SAR), Kakao Pay (South Korea), Touch ‘n Go eWallet (Malaysia), and Alipay (Chinese mainland). This means that tourists from

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