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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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Kuwait, Philippines ink labor pact

KUWAIT CITY, May 12: “We can probably have a partial lifting of the ban with respect to skilled workers and professionals before Ramadan,” disclosed on Saturday Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III to the Arab Times. Bello made this announcement before he left for Manila …

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Kuwaiti, Filipino FMs ink domestic helpers agreement

KUWAIT, May 11 (KUNA) — Kuwait and the Philippines on Friday signed an agreement on employing household helpers. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and the visiting Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Cayetano signed the accord. Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled received the Filipino counterpart …

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Solution near in standoff with Manila

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: A Philippine delegation composed of Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and former DOLE Secretary and former Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Administrator Marianito Roque arrived in Kuwait on Monday to meet with officials at the Kuwait Ministry …

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Duterte names special envoy to Kuwait – Filipinos cared for by State: Kuwait

MANILA, May 8, (Agencies): The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has named Abdullah Mamao as special envoy of his country to Kuwait following the diplomatic spat between both countries, says gmanetwork.com. Kuwait and the Philippines are at a center of dispute following the rescue of ‘distressed’ Filipino domestic workers by the …

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Philippines presidential palace defers to Department of Foreign Affairs – Kuwait initiative

MANILA, May 7, (Agencies): The Philippines presidential palace Malacañang has deferred to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to handle “diplomatic initiatives” related to Kuwait as the proposed high-level official visit to Kuwait appeared to be on hold, says news.mb.com.ph. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque during a press briefing at the …

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Filipino diplomat ‘rescue’ talks on

MANILA, May 6: ‘Sensitive’ negotiations are ongoing between the governments of the Philippines and Kuwait to extricate three Filipino diplomats who are charged with ‘kidnapping’ Filipino maids from the homes of their employers, said the Filipino Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, according to globalnation.inquirer.net. “The negotiations seek to repair bilateral …

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Kuwait, Philippines talk to mend ties

MANILA, May 5, (Agencies): The Philippines presidential palace the Malacañang said Saturday talks between the governments of the Philippines and Kuwait continue to mend ties which have suffered a setback following the controversial rescue of what the Philippines embassy in Kuwait called ‘distressed’ Filipino migrants in Kuwait, according to abs.cbn.news. …

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Filipino labor row ‘reheats’ – Filipino diplomats in Kuwait face kidnapping charges

MANILA, May 3, (Agencies): Filipino diplomats in Kuwait face kidnapping charges for allegedly carrying out illegal rescue operations of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) – the Philippines government termed ‘distressed’, according to rappler.com. Kuwait had earlier issued arrest warrants against 3 Filipino diplomats while 4 embassy ‘hires’ were arrested by the …

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