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Number of Filipino politicians criticize president’s decision

Suspension should only be tied to cases of emergency KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: A number of Filipino politicians, writers and officials through the Philippine newspapers and media have criticized the Philippine president’s decision to suspend the employment of Filipino workers to Kuwait under the pretext of ‘violations’ committed against Filipino …

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FILIPINOS TO FLY OUT FREE – Thousand register to avail Kuwait amnesty

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: Around a thousand undocumented Filipino workers in Kuwait trooped to the Philippine Embassy on Monday in Al Siddique area on the first day of the amnesty to apply for travel documents and schedule their fingerprinting to have their status checked for the processing of their exit …

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Duterte looks to China jobs – Philippine Commission backs suspension

PROTECTIONS BETTER BAN: HRW   KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the government of the Philippines to implement strict protection measures for its workers instead of putting a ban on their employment overseas, reports Al- Rai daily. The HRW also said he must demand …

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Duterte serious … contingencies eyed – ‘Ban with plan’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27: Philippines Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III said President Rodrigo Duterte is serious in considering a total deployment ban of workers to Kuwait, reports Al-Anba daily. In a statement Thursday, the DOLE chief noted that such action would depend if the investigation …

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No bid to suspend Filipino residency – Manila yet to produce evidence on cases

KUWAITI FM REAFFIRMS CARE FOR EXPATRIATES KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25, (KUNA): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday the expatriate workers in Kuwait enjoy care and appreciation. The affairs relating to their stay and work contracts are governed by the relevant rules of law, Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah told …

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Dignity’ or Duterte to pull workers – ‘BUT ONE MORE INCIDENT … I’M GOING TO BAN’

Philippines President asks Kuwait, Middle East to end abuse of Filipino workers MANILA, Jan 24, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Wednesday he may impose a permanent ban on sending workers to Kuwait and withdraw his countrymen working there if another Filipino domestic helper is raped and dies. The …

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‘Let trained workers, vacationers return’ – ‘Restrictions on domestics’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: A group of Philippine employment agencies in Manila has written to the Philippines Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello requesting him to allow them to send trained workers to Kuwait and those who were on vacation abroad, reports Al- Rai daily. In what is seen as a new …

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Council of Ministers discusses Manila decision on workers

Defence minister briefs Cabinet on Qatari counterpart’s visit to Kuwait KUWAIT city, Jan 22, (KUNA): Kuwait Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah briefed the Cabinet on the President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte’s “sudden” suspension of laborers’ dispatch to Kuwait, which ran counter to mutual interest. Sheikh Sabah …

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REGRET, BEWILDERMENT … KUWAIT SUMMONS FILIPINO ENVOY

Kuwait ready to follow up on problems – Sides agree to push for end to ban KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21, (Agencies): The Foreign Ministry summoned on Sunday ambassador of the friendly state, the Philippines, Renato Pedro Villa, to the State of Kuwait, Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Sulaiman Al-Jarallah announced. The Filipino …

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Duterte orders work ban for Kuwait – Ban does not affect workers already here

KUWAIT REGRETS REMARKS BY PHILIPPINES PRESIDENT MANILA, Jan 20, (Agencies): President Rodrigo Duterte has banned Philippine citizens from travelling to Kuwait to work following reports of widespread abuse and exploitation, his spokesman said Saturday. Duterte ordered the ban after reports emerged about the deaths of several Filipina women, his spokesman …

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