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Hologram Lets Philippines' Marcos Speak in Singapore While Visiting U.S.


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A hologram of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Marcos told the meeting through the hologram that the Philippines will prioritize digitalizing cash transactions.

Credit: Lionel Ng/Bloomberg

About an hour after delivering a speech in California on Wednesday, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. appeared in Singapore via hologram.

As he appeared in the middle of a purplish vortex animation, Marcos said the Southeast Asian nation will prioritize digitalizing cash transactions.

“We will keep our fintech ecosystem open to collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders, both domestically and internationally,” said Marcos, who was attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in San Francisco.

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