Coins.ph is the Philippines most prominent local gateway to buying bitcoin. Although a bit higher than regular exchanges, the tradeoff is I can load my Coins.ph wallet by converting my fiat via 711 stores and buy bitcoin from coins.ph using their mobile app.
Recently featured in Nikki Asian Review and seems like other coins will be added soon according to their Twitter handle below.
I asked their Twitter account when other coins will be available and they replied “Soon”. Cryptocurrency is slowly going mainstream here in the Philippines!