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There’s such a thing as a free lunch, says Western Union

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On the cold and windy Monday after Valentine’s Day, Señor Sisig’s intrepid food truck was a vision in bright jeepney colors, parked in front of the tech and appliance store, Best Buy morning. Western Union continued the “love” by offering free lunch to those who came by Best Buy.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories,Remittance | Read More »

Western Union expands into PH’s bank channel

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The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today significantly expanded into the Philippines’s bank channel paving the way for international Direct-to-Bank remittances in minutes to over 40 banks in the Philippines from nine countries.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Western Union launches ‘Yolanda’ relief drive

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Western Union announced a multi-faceted response program that will provide support for disaster relief efforts for the families and communities most affected by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiya) in the Philippines.

Posted: November 14th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

8 tips on how to send money from the Philippines to anywhere in the world

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1. Canvass the best service cost for you.   2. Choose the most trusted money transfer service provider.   3. Get a provider that’s fast! There are money transfer providers that offer overseas money transfers in minutes. Yes, that quick!   4. Choose the one with very accessible locations. Like a provider with many locations [...]

Posted: June 27th, 2013 in Photos & Videos | Read More »

Western Union names Patrick Gaston president of Western Union Foundation

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The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in financial services, has announced the appointment of Patrick Gaston as President of The Western Union Foundation.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Western Union prepaid card launched in Manila

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Global payments giants Western Union and Visa teamed up with Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines to roll out a prepaid card meant to serve consumers that are otherwise not served by the traditional banking system.

Posted: July 25th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Remittance | Read More »

Send money to Philippines with Western Union ‘No Transfer Fee’ promotion

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In today’s economy, every dollar counts and convenience is critical as peoples’ lives get busier. To help address both, Western Union is now offering a “No Transfer Fee” promotion on qualifying transfers and other promotions for U.S. customers sending money online to the Philippines.

Posted: June 21st, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Remittance | Read More »

Western Union diversifies into B2B payments

Western Union Co., provider of global payment services, has diversified into business-to-business payments in the Philippines in collaboration with Petnet Inc., which operates the Western Union agent network in the country.

Posted: November 25th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Money transfer firm offers new services

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Western Union is launching this year two new services in the Philippines to leverage on the continually strong remittance from overseas Filipinos. Patricia Z. Riingen, a senior vice president at Western Union, said in an interview that the financial service firm was looking at opportunities in new channels like prepaid cards and bank account-based money [...]

Posted: June 1st, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Western Union to offer SMEs cheaper payment services

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MANILA, Philippines—A significant segment of the country’s small and medium enterprises engaged in overseas trade continue to have limited options when it comes to paying for their transactions with foreign counterparts, international fund transfer firm Western Union said Sunday. As such, many SMEs are forced to use pricey payment services offered by banks—an added cost [...]

Posted: May 22nd, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

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