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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) —with its remittance network member Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) – is temporarily eliminating all remittance transfer fees (normally $5 or $7) for customers sending money using the ExpressSend® service to friends and family in the Philippines impacted by Typhoon Ketsana (also known as Typhoon Ondoy). The fee waiver is effective September 29 through October 12, 2009.
ExpressSend customers can send up to $3,000 a day for $5 if originated from an eligible Wells Fargo account (or $7 if originated from cash). The fee will be waived September 29 through October 12, 2009. Recipients can claim their funds at more than 800 branches and 1,500 plus ATMs throughout the Philippines.
Read more at [Wells Fargo article].
The Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI) is holding a contest in search for the “Ten Outstanding Expat Pinoy Children,” which the bank started in 2007. Applicants for the contest must be children of expatriate Filipinos with existing contracts in another country, ages 15 to 21 years old, currently enrolled in school and must be in the top 10 percent of their class. Also, their parents must be current depositors of the bank. The nomination form can be downloaded from www.bpiexpressonline.com.ph or www.bpidirect.com.ph under Promo Page-Remittance.