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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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Sens support Duterte’s lifting of deployment ban to Kuwait

Govt needs to do more to ensure OFWs’ safety MANILA, May 17: The Filipino Senators Thursday supported the move by their President for the total lifting of the deployment ban to Kuwait, according to GMA News online. However, they are of the opinion that the government must do more to …

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Duterte orders total lifting of ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday has ordered the total lifting of the deployment ban of workers to Kuwait upon the recommendation of Presidential Special Envoy to Kuwait Abdullah Mama-o “President Rodrigo Roa Duterte tonight instructed Secretary Silvestre Bello to totally lift the ban on deployment of …

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Manila announces partial lifting of ban – Ban on household works stays in effect

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: “We are now preparing everything and we will be ready to accept and process new job orders of skilled and semi-skilled workers as soon as we receive the written order from the home office in Manila,” disclosed Philippine Labour Attache to Kuwait Rustico Dela Fuente on …

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Kuwait’s Minister hopes Duterte to facilitate complete removal of ban on Filipino workers

KUWAIT CITY: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid Al-Jarallah affirmed that the Philippines delegation led by Foreign Affairs Secretary Allan Cayetano will forward all necessary recommendations and information concerning the signed agreement to President Rodrigo Duterte to facilitate complete removal of ban on the deployment of Filipino workers, reports Al-Qabas …

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