DirectRemit-to-BDO named "Most Innovative Service"

The Filipino Times (TFT), dubbed as the largest and most trusted Filipino newspaper in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has named DirectRemit to BDO as "The Most Innovative Service of the Year" in its annual Awards Night held recently at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai.


TFT Awards aims to recognize top brands and companies that are close to the hearts of Filipinos in the UAE, which are nominated for their world-class excellence in terms of service and product quality.


DirectRemit is a service offered by Emirates NBD, BDO Remit’s largest remittance bank partner in the UAE, wherein Emirates NBD account holders may remit online straight from their accounts to BDO Kabayan Savings and other BDO accounts in just 60 seconds, for free. 


DirectRemit to BDO, launched by Emirates NBD and BDO Remit after forging their partnership in 2014, is one of the 11 company awardees from over 500 brands and companies nominated for product and service excellence for this year.

BDO also won the “Preferred Remittance Payout Center of the Year” at the 2017 TFT Awards.


(Left) Emirates NBD Remittances and Foreign Exchange VP & Head Faisal Saeed and BDO Remittance Bus. Dev’t., Sales & Marketing AVP & Head for UAE Edwin Punzalan receive "The Most Innovative Service of the Year" Award at the 2018 The Filipino Times Awards, UAE