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10 Nov, 2017, 15:08 GMT Western Union's EDGE Platform Wins Top Innovation Award at Dreamforce

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, has received a prestigious 'Lightning Bolt' award for "Best Marketplace"...


05 Oct, 2016, 07:29 BST 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 India The Western Union ...


09 Jun, 2016, 09:00 BST 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 in global payment...


31 Jan, 2016, 10:44 GMT 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 families The Western Union Company has successfully...


22 Dec, 2015, 10:00 GMT 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 renewed...


21 Oct, 2015, 09:11 BST 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 lighting up many homes in remote villages ...


14 Jul, 2015, 14:05 BST WU Wish Fulfils Selfless and Thoughtful Wishes of UAE Residents

Western Union's WU Wish programme records 2.23 Million viewers Free wish registration is open until 18 July The Western Union Company reports...


09 Jun, 2015, 09:03 BST Western Union Chooses UAE for Launch of Global Programme and Communications Platform

WU Wish will reward residents with realisation of their dreams The Western Union Company has launched a global programme to mark the unveiling of...


30 Apr, 2015, 09:00 BST Western Union Rallies Network to Support Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts

Nepal Diaspora in Key Send countries can support loved ones with No-Fee* Money Transfer Transactions to Nepal The Western Union Foundation Commits...


28 Apr, 2015, 11:56 BST Women Migrant Workers say Financial Literacy is Important Tool for Their Future

Western Union Apna Sapna participants reveals their earning, spending and saving habits Women migrant workers say understanding the basics of money...


05 Mar, 2015, 12:00 GMT Over 2,200 Migrant Women Workers in Dubai Financially Trained

Participants of Western Union's Apna Sapna programme confirm strong increase in commitment to personal financial management On the eve of...


04 Dec, 2014, 11:47 GMT 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 UAE "Better savings"...


19 Nov, 2014, 06:31 GMT 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 (NYSE:WU), a...


30 Sep, 2014, 13:47 BST 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 (NYSE:WU), a...


25 Jun, 2014, 07:00 BST 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, 06:00 BST 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 at http://www.WesternUnion.com, With...


26 Sep, 2013, 13:23 BST 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 disaster...


14 Sep, 2013, 11:34 BST 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 (NYSE:WU), a leader ...


05 Jun, 2013, 10:51 BST 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 in...


02 Jun, 2013, 12:33 BST 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 independence of...


15 May, 2013, 07:39 BST 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, 06:00 GMT 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 Company (NYSE: WU), a leader ...


15 Jan, 2013, 15:54 GMT 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 this week ...


12 Sep, 2012, 07:00 BST 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, 08:25 BST 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 celebrations dawn and...