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Filipina married to a Kuwaiti caught selling food near the Philippine Embassy

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Police have arrested an unidentified Filipina married to a Kuwaiti. She was taken into custody for selling homemade food near the Philippine Embassy, reports Al-Rai daily. The arrest came after a Kuwaiti woman posted a video clip in the social media showing several women selling foodstuffs …

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Filipino hawkers around Philippines Embassy to be deported

  KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: After several video clips went viral regarding Philippines citizens carrying illegal makeshift market in the vicinity of the Philippines Embassy, Kuwait municipality launched strict campaign against these hawkers which resulted in arresting some of them which are now subjected to deportation. Please follow and like …

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Latest dev between Kuwait and Manila on maids issue discussed

Panel okays number of agreements, co-op protocols KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: The parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee has approved a number of agreements and cooperation protocols, as well as looked into the latest developments on the domestic workers issue between the State of Kuwait and the Embassy of the Philippines. In …

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Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs set to appoint new ambassador to Kuwait soon

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 16: Crisis between Kuwait and the Philippines instigated by the discovery of the body of a domestic worker named Joanna inside a freezer nearly a year ago has ended completely, and the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs intends to name a new ambassador to Kuwait soon, reports …

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Jarallah meets Philippines officials

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10, (KUNA): Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al- Jarallah met on Monday with Philippine Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers Abdullah Mamao and accompanying officials. Discussions dealt with bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and means of promoting these ties. The presidential advisor, accompanied by officials, is …

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Use of smartphone by domestic workers, a concern for sponsors

Difficult to monitor their activities: Prof Al-Shalal KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: Khalid Al-Shalal, Professor of Sociology at the Kuwait University says it is difficult to monitor the activities of domestic workers who use the smartphones or even determine the appropriate manner to find a solution to some issues, reports Al-Qabas …

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Domestic labor offices warn of new crisis in hiring Filipinos over financial guarantee

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 2: The domestic labor offices have warned about a new crisis in the recruitment of Filipino domestic workers because of the insistence of the Department of Labor in Manila to oblige Kuwaiti offices to pay minimum of $10,000 and up to $50,000 as financial guarantee, reports Al-Rai …

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Poland may take Filipino workers, says minister

WARSAW, July 29, (AFP): Poland, whose right-wing government opposes taking in migrants, may have to look to Filipino workers to cover a growing labour shortage hurting the economy, a senior official said Saturday. “We are on course to conclude an agreement. I hope that in the autumn we will be …

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Brands take ‘day off’ from beauty blogger – Ties cut

BEIRUT, July 25, (RTRS): Max Factor Arabia and other leading beauty brands have severed ties with a popular Kuwaiti blogger after she said domestic workers should not be given a day off, highlighting resistance to reforms to end widespread labour abuses in the Gulf state. Sondos Alqattan, whose make-up tutorials …

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Kuwaiti social media celebrity remains unrepentant on Filipino workers rights

Backlash on internet KUWAIT CITY, July 23, (AFP): A Kuwaiti social media star remained unapologetic Monday over comments she made against new laws aimed at improving conditions for Filipino domestic workers, despite a backlash on the internet. Sondo al-Qattan faces criticism for a video posted on July 10 to Instagram, …

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