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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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Philippine-Kuwait ‘relations’ calm despite tension experienced lately

New crisis has hit recruitment market KUWAIT CITY, July 22: The Philippine-Kuwaiti relations remain in a state of calm in the wake of tension experienced in the last period, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting an official source at the Philippines Foreign Ministry in response to a question about the …

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Philippines-Kuwait crisis ‘revisited’

Foreign policy packaged to serve state’s interest KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled has affirmed that the ministry implements foreign policies of the country to serve its supreme interest and in accordance with directives in this regard, reports Al-Qabas daily. Based …

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Filipinos in Kuwait advised not to abscond from their sponsors

Contact embassy experts: Fuente KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Philippines Labor Attaché Rustico Dela Fuente has advised the Philippine community in Kuwait especially domestic workers to avoid absconding from their sponsors, urging them to instead contact the specialists in the embassy for advice and relevant actions, reports Al-Rai daily. The Embassy …

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No date yet but Duterte wants to visit Kuwait

MANILA: Special Assistant to the Philippine President said Rodrigo Duterte is set to pay a visit to Kuwait but is still awaiting word from Kuwait on the availability of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, according to inquirer.net. Christopher ‘Bong’ Go said the president will visit Kuwait …

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Labor attaché affirms strong Kuwait, Philippines’ relations

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Labor Attaché at the Embassy of Philippines in Kuwait Rustico Dela Fuente reaffirmed the strong bilateral relations between Kuwait and the Philippines, reports Al-Jarida daily. He stressed the step taken by the Kuwaiti side to provide necessary protection to Filipino workers in the country subsequent to …

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AKO OFW, POEA launch ‘Bantay OFW’ mobile app – To help search, rescue distressed Filipinos

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The Advocates and Keepers Organization of OFWs Inc (AKO OFW Inc), a global non-governmental organization founded in Kuwait in November 2015 with a sterling and vast track record of helping search and rescue distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), joined hands with Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) …

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