Western Union Inks Deal with Philippines-Based Crypto Wallet

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Western Union continues to make strides in entering the crypto space. Its most recent move entails a partnership with a Philippines-based e-wallet provider.

The lucky partner is Coins.ph, a blockchain-based financial services outfit whose mission includes helping people who do not have bank accounts. In addition to providing a means for crypto purchases, Coins.ph provides mobile wallets and services such as remittances, mobile air-time, and bill payments.

The partnership is being touted as a means to enable more than five million customers to receive international and domestic money transfers directly into their Coins.ph wallets in the Philippines.

The Crypto Thrilla’ in Manila

You may recall the infamous boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier that was held in Manila 1975. That fight was called the Thrilla’ in Manila and became legendary for the capital