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Philippine domestic workers to cost KD 990 as set by MoCI

‘No change’ in working hours: CSC KUWAIT CITY, June 19: Head of the Union of Domestic Labor Offices Khaled Al-Dekhanan announced that requests for domestic workers from the Philippines will now be accepted at a cost of KD 990 as set by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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‘No fixed date yet on president of Philippines visit to Kuwait’

Duterte says wants to express gratitude KUWAIT CITY, June 18: The date of President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Kuwait has yet to be specified. In a report published on www.ptvnews. ph recently, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque was quoted as saying about Duterte’s visit to Kuwait, “No fixed …

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Around 700 Filipino domestics repatriated

KUWAIT CITY, June 18: The Home Employment Department upon instructions from the Director-General of the General Department for Residence Affairs facilitated the departure of 700 Filipino domestic workers between May 12, 2018 and just a few days before the Eid-Al-Fitr, reports Al-Anba daily quoting security sources. The daily said, these …

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Kuwait commends Duterte’s apology; Embassy announces resumption for domestics

Foreign agencies to deposit $50,000 in escrow KUWAIT CITY, June 4: The Philippine Charge d’Affaires to Kuwait Noordin Pendosina Lomondot announced on Monday the resumption of the deployment of Filipino domestic workers to Kuwait, after the Philippine Embassy received guidelines from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). Lomondot who made …

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Duterte apologises to Kuwait for harsh words

SEOUL, June 3, (AFP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised to Kuwait on Sunday for his “harsh” words at the height of a months-long diplomatic row over the treatment of domestic workers. The spat began in February when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer’s freezer in the Gulf …

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FM responds to MP’s queries about KFAED loans to Philippines

Minister denies ‘delay’ in hospital project KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al- Sabah has responded to the questions of MP Waleed Al- Tabtabaei about the loans that Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) granted to the Republic of the Philippines. He said the …

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Over 200 ‘Overseas Filipino Workers in distress’ to fly home soon from Kuwait

Special envoy of Philippines president thanks Kuwaiti govt MANILA, May 24, (Agencies): The government of the Philippines says another batch of more than 200 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Kuwait will soon be brought home, according to abs.cbn.news. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Wednesday, “By the end of this …

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Filipino domestic workers barred from leaving Kuwait can fly next week: Bello

MANILA, Philippines, May 23, (Agencies): The Filipino domestic workers who were until now barred from leaving for Kuwait, can fly next week pending visa application approval, while the skilled workers can fly anytime, said rappler. com Wednesday quoting the Filipino Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III. During a Senate hearing on …

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Duterte thanks Kuwait for signing Filipino migrant protection agreement with Philippines

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday thanked Kuwait for signing an agreement with the Philippines regarding the protection of Filipino migrant workers in the Gulf state, reports GMA network.com Speaking at the 120th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Navy in Pasay City, Duterte indicated that the relations between the …

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‘Rescue’ diplomats back in Philippines

MANILA, May 20: The three Filipino diplomats who were at the heart of a dispute following the controversial rescue of three Filipino household workers in Kuwait and on whom there were arrest warrants have left Kuwait, in what is believed to be part of a move to normalize relations between …

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