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Tag Archives: filipinos

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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MP voices regret over Duterte move

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman MP Hamad Al-Harshani said he was surprised when the Philippines announced its plan to stop sending workers to Kuwait. In a press statement, Al-Harshani pointed out that “Kuwait’s human rights record is clean.  Expatriate workers obtain their rights as stipulated in …

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‘I DON’T WANT A QUARREL WITH KUWAIT, BUT THEY MUST DO SOMETHING’

Manila may ban deployment of workers – Duterte reacts to Filipina deaths MANILA, Philippines, Jan 18, (AP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Thursday to impose a total ban on sending workers to Kuwait because of sexual abuses that have forced some Filipino women to kill themselves. Duterte said he wanted …

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Gang running Filipino brothel busted – 39 Filipinos forced into prostitution

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: In a case of human trafficking believed to be the first of its kind in the country, police have arrested five people – a Kuwaiti, two bedoun and two Filipinos — for forcing 39 Filipinos to engage in vice under the guise of massage, reports Al- Jarida …

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Philippine envoy inducts new PhilSoc MSK officers

Group caters to skilled, professional job opportunities in Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa inducted this weekend the new officers of the Philippine Society of Marketing Specialists in Kuwait (PhilSoc MSK), a group of Philippine Manpower Agencies that caters to skilled and professional job …

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Philippine Embassy sets up assistance desk

JAD to respond to requests of Filipinos in Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: The Philippine Embassy’s Assistance to Nationals Unit (ATN) and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Kuwait recently activated a Joint Assistance Desk (JAD) which responds to requests for assistance from Overseas Filipinos in Kuwait, Philippine Ambassador …

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