Tuesday, July 2, 2019
South-east Asia's stance on cryptocurrencies.
After Facebook issued a white paper on June 18 on its plans to launch Libra, its new cryptocurrency payment platform, the central banks of Singapore and the Philippines called for more in-depth information.
- South-east Asia's response to the rise of cryptocurrencies and other virtual financial instruments will remain uneven.
- Criminal financing via cryptocurrencies is a major concern for Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
- Social media misuse could rise if Facebook's financial instrument draws in more users.