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05 Oct, 2016, 02:29 ET Western Union to "Light Up" Remote Indian Villages Again This Diwali

In 2015, Western Union raised INR 30 lakhs to enable The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to light up 15 villages across...


09 Jun, 2016, 04:00 ET Western Union Launches Global Ramadan Program "30 Days of Betters"

Month-long program aims to make people's lives better,   and drive positive societal change   The Western Union Company, a leader...


31 Jan, 2016, 05:44 ET 18,500 Migrant Workers in the UAE and KSA Benefit From Western Union's Free Financial Training

  - Company launches second phase of 'Apna Sapna'   - Promotes personal savings among workers and their...


22 Dec, 2015, 05:00 ET Western Union and the Western Union Foundation Support Educational Initiatives in MENA Region

Special focus on women, youth, displaced children, and out-of-school refugees  The Western Union Company and the Western Union Foundation...


21 Oct, 2015, 04:11 ET Western Union to Light Up Indian Homes in Remote Villages this Diwali

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, this Diwali is looking forward to...


14 Jan, 2015, 03:17 ET Western Union Supports the Fight Against Ebola by Launching a Million-Dollar Global Challenge

Western Union Foundation Grants will help aid efforts of International Medical Corps, Save the Children  The Western Union Company and The...


04 Dec, 2014, 06:47 ET UAE, a "Home Away From Home" Says UAE Expat Community

 "High levels of safety" and opportunities to "Make good friends" cited as key factors enhancing residents' experience in the...


19 Nov, 2014, 01:31 ET Western Union Launches New Initiative to Showcase Residents' Journeys in Their Host Countries

'My Yellow Brick Road' campaign invites residents to share their personal and professional stories in the GCC  The Western Union Company...


30 Sep, 2014, 08:47 ET Western Union Launches Self-service Money Transfer Kiosk Service in the UAE

Customers can now remit money on a 24/7 basis with over 580 kiosks conveniently located across the UAE  The Western Union Company...


09 Sep, 2014, 06:06 ET Be the Face in the UAE of One of the Most Recognized Global Brands

Western Union launches hunt for its 'My WU' loyalty program UAE Brand Ambassador by unveiling interactive "Face of My WU®" Facebook...


25 Jun, 2014, 02:00 ET Saudi Post & Alinma Bank Sign Global Remittance Agreement with Western Union

Saudi Postal Corporation and Alinma Bank, one of the fastest growing banking institutions in Saudi Arabia, have entered into an agreement with...


02 Oct, 2013, 01:00 ET Western Union Unveils Plan to Benefit Children via New Western Union Education for Better Fund, Urges Consumers to Support UNICEF

Consumers Worldwide Can Donate to New Fund Fee Free at Participating Western Union Agent Locations or Online...


26 Sep, 2013, 08:23 ET The Western Union Company and the Western Union Foundation Respond to Earthquake in Pakistan with Support for Relief Efforts

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global financial services, and The Western Union Foundation today announced support for...


14 Sep, 2013, 06:34 ET Western Union Sponsors Expo Science International 2013 and Offers Participating Students its Quick Pay Service

Part of Western Union's "Education for Better" initiative that aims to help meet global education goals The Western Union Company...


22 Jul, 2013, 08:21 ET Ayeyarwady Bank Limited Offers Western Union(R) Services in Myanmar

Ayeyarwady Bank Limited (AYA Bank) and The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, jointly launched Western...


05 Jun, 2013, 05:51 ET Western Union More Than Doubles Agent Locations in Egypt; Signs Money Transfer Agreement With AlexBank

Customers can send or receive money from 50 select bank branches; number of locations to cross 120 by Q1 2014 Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader...


02 Jun, 2013, 07:33 ET Women Foreign Workers Growing in Importance in the Middle East, Western Union-Sponsored Research Paper Finds

Authors urge greater action to harness positive economic impact of expatriate women Labor migration has led to an increase in the...


15 May, 2013, 02:39 ET Western Union and Western Union Foundation Partner with UNICEF on PASS Initiative to Provide Young People with Access to Quality Education

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services and Global Partner of the UEFA Europa League, and the Western Union...


31 Jan, 2013, 01:00 ET Western Union's 31,000 Book Drive for China's Provinces: International Red-packet Giving Also Gifts Knowledge to Children in Need This CNY

Western Union rallies consumers and supporters with the aim to stock libraries in China's 31 provinces The Western Union...


15 Jan, 2013, 10:29 ET Western Union Connects Myanmar to the World

Citizens and residents of Myanmar can now receive money from any-where in the world through Western Union; as services went live nationwide...


12 Sep, 2012, 02:00 ET Western Union to Launch International Money Transfer Services in Myanmar

Myanmar Oriental Bank first Agent signed; Western Union poised to expand Agent presence and link its global network to Myanmar The Western Union...


16 Aug, 2012, 03:25 ET Majority of Global Muslims Wish for Peace, Well-being and Family Over Wealth and Success for Eid, Western Union Study Finds

  Family and friends are gifted mostly during Eid; closely followed by charity with cash the preferred method of gifting As Eid...


21 May, 2012, 02:00 ET Allianz and Western Union Sign Memorandum of Understanding

- Focus on growing demand beyond developed markets - Companies to explore collaboration on products, distribution and...


14 May, 2012, 02:00 ET Beware of Bogus Property Rentals and Tenants with Too-Good-to-be-True Offers

Western Union Offers Tips to Help Consumers Avoid Becoming Victims of Property Rental Scams You have scoured hundreds of online classifieds...


18 Aug, 2011, 13:06 ET El servicio mejorado de Western Union para hacer pagos sin cita previa se expande a nivel nacional

La Western Union (NYSE: WU), una compañía líder en servicios de pagos globales, anunció hoy la expansión nacional de sus...