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Tag Archives: Filipino

Filipino shoots Saudi scholar

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines, March 1, (AFP): An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city on Tuesday, police said, adding security forces killed the gunman. Sheikh Aaidh al-Qarni was in hospital following the shooting in Zamboanga city but did not have life threatening injuries, local police …

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Longest serving Filipino inmate gets Amiri pardon

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: Finally, the long wait is over for the longest serving Filipino inmate who has been in the Kuwait Central Jail for 20 years now after being sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a Bangladeshi national. Joseph Urbiztondo will be going home to the Philippines soon after …

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Fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases

KUWAIT CITY: Subsequent to the verdict issued in the Philippines striping GAMCA system of accreditation to perform medical checkup for potential overseas workers, health sources have expressed fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS into the country, reports Al-Jarida daily. Sources noted the verdict …

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‘Deport expats having ‘contact’ with AIDS-stricken Filipino man’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: The Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of the Interior Major-General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has issued orders to arrest and deport any expatriate who might have had ‘contact’ with a Filipino believed to be suffering from AIDS, reports Al-Anba daily. Sheikh Mazen …

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Greed takes over as Filipino robs compatriot woman

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Detectives from Salmiya Investigation Unit arrested a Filipino driver who took KD 500 from his female compatriot by force, while dropping her off to her accommodation after she was returning from work in a salon for ladies located in the same area. The suspect is said …

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Filipino woman chops husbands ‘manhood’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: Police have taken into custody an unidentified Filipino woman for attacking her husband who is believed to be in his 40s, reports Al-Anba daily. According to security sources the woman was arrested when the Operations Room of the Ministry of Interior received information about a man …

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Youth arrested for sexually harassing Kuwaiti girl – Filipino couple caught selling drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: A 24-year old youth was arrested for using his mobile phone to harass a Kuwaiti girl by sending her a series of messages and indecent pictures in the mornings and evenings. According to security sources, the 1996-born girl reported at Hawally Police Station that an unknown …

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Filipino Maid tortured for 6 years; no salary paid at all

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16: In one of the worst cases of abuse of domestic helpers, the Criminal Court has set March 15, 2016, to look into the case of a Kuwaiti woman who stands accused of torturing her maid for six years, burning her and not paying her the salary …

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Fire in flat – Filipino perishes

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: A Filipino man died in a fire that broke out in a flat in Farwaniya area. According to sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the flat on fire, firefighters rushed to the location and discovered that the fire had engulfed …

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96 undocumented Pinoys fly home under the AVRP – Ambassador oversees repatriation at airport

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: A total of 96 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Kuwait were repatriated on Friday night to the Philippines on board Gulf Air as part of the ongoing mass repatriation of overstaying Filipinos under the Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program (AVRP) by the Kuwait government in cooperation …

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