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Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

Kuwait City, April 30, 2018 (AFP) – A senior Kuwaiti official on Monday sought to calm a crisis with the Philippines over the treatment of domestic workers in the oil-rich Gulf state. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in February prohibited workers heading to Kuwait following the murder of a Filipina maid …

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Kuwait work ban permanent: Duterte

KUWAIT REJECTS BREACH, READY TO WORK WITH MANILA MANILA, April 29, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers. Duterte in February prohibited workers heading to Kuwait …

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Philippines’ Duterte says Kuwait work ban ‘permanent’

Manila, April 29, 2018 (AFP) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers in the Gulf nation. Duterte in February prohibited workers heading to Kuwait following the …

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Duterte asks Filipinos to come home – “I now appeal to your sense of patriotism. Come home,”

KUWAIT ALARMED AT LEAKED REPORTS ON MEETING KUWAIT CITY, April 28, (Agencies): “I now appeal to your sense of patriotism. Come home,” says the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte in a speech he gave on Saturday, April 28 in Singapore, addressing the Filipino expatriates in Kuwait, estimated to be …

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Kuwait alarmed at leaked reports on meeting between ambassador and Philippine FM

KUWAIT, April 27 (KUNA) — Kuwait has wondered at the media circulation by the Philippine side of a memo related to a recent meeting between the Kuwaiti ambassador in Manila and the Philippine foreign minister, Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said. The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry took note of its Philippine …

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Philippines suspends talks on labor pact – Row deepens

PHILIPPINES DEMANDS EXPLANATION ON ENVOY EXPULSION MANILA, April 26, (Agencies): A dispute between Kuwait and the Philippines over reports of abuse of Philippine workers took a turn for the worse on Thursday with the Philippines expressing “great displeasure” about Kuwait’s expulsion of its ambassador. The conflict has been simmering for …

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Philippines expresses “great displeasure” as row with Kuwait deepens

MANILA, April 26 (Reuters) – A dispute between Kuwait and the Philippines over reports of abuse of Philippine workers took a turn for the worse on Thursday with the Philippines expressing “great displeasure” about Kuwait’s expulsion of its ambassador. The conflict has been simmering for three months, sparked by reports …

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Philippines demands explanation as Kuwait expels envoy

Manila, April 26, 2018 (AFP) – Manila demanded an explanation Thursday after its ambassador to Kuwait was expelled, shocking Philippine authorities and deepening a diplomatic row over the treatment of domestic workers in the Gulf state. The two nations had been working to resolve differences sparked by the murder of …

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Kuwait expels envoy of Philippines – MPs hail move

VILLA PAYS RESPECTS TO PEOPLE, GOVERNMENT OF KUWAIT KUWAIT CITY, April 25: The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday that it had notified the Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa that he is persona non-grata in the country asking him to return home in a week. The ministry, which also declared recalling …

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‘REDUCING FILIPINO DIPLOMATS IN KUWAIT POSSIBLE’

Philippines apologises over rescues – Villa to remain head of mission KUWAIT CITY, April 24: Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa on Tuesday issued an apology to Kuwait for the controversial rescue of Filipino household service workers from their employers’ homes which the Kuwaiti government viewed as a violation of …

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