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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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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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Philippines apologizes to Kuwait for sovereignty violation over “rescue” of workers

MANILA, April 24 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Tuesday formally apologized to Kuwait for actions the latter viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the southeast Asian nation’s embassy “rescued” several overseas workers from employers’ homes, the foreign secretary said. Kuwait had protested over the “rescue” of Philippine citizens working …

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Cabinet told of action in Philippines row – Duterte visit being finalized, Interior makes third arrest

MALACANANG AWAITS INFORMATION ON KUWAIT PROTEST KUWAIT CITY, April 23, (Agencies): Kuwait has taken effective measures in response to the “incendiary remarks” made by the Filipino ambassador to the country, Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said on Monday. Kuwait has taken umbrage at the Filipino envoy’s comments as …

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Speaker vows response to Philippines escalation – Two arrested

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: “Procedures taken by the Embassy of the Philippines in Kuwait are in violation of the international law particularly the Vienna Convention. Therefore, decisive and deterrent actions against these unacceptable and irresponsible acts can be expected”, says the National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim. Concerning the actions …

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Two professors at Faculty of Law condemn Filipino diplomats action

Action violated international law KUWAIT CITY, April 22: Two professors at the Faculty of Law- Kuwait University have condemned the action of some diplomats at the Embassy of Philippines in Kuwait in smuggling a domestic worker from the residence of her sponsor to the embassy with a diplomatic car. The …

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Filipino envoy summoned in protest – Security forces identify accomplices in maid extraction

MPs VENT ANGER OVER PHILIPPINE ‘VIOLATION OF SOVEREIGNTY’ KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Kuwait on Saturday summoned the Philippines’ ambassador for the second time this week in protest over “inflammatory comments” he made to a local newspaper, said a foreign ministry source. The Filipino envoy’s remarks, along with the “inappropriate behavior” …

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400 undocumented Filipinos in Kuwait to be repatriated this week

KUWAIT CITY, April 20 : More than 400 Filipino undocumented workers are expected to arrive in Manila within the week as the Kuwaiti amnesty expires on April 22. The Philippines Embassy said that they will repatriate 113 workers  by Philippine Airlines  and other 326 through Qatar airways. These will be …

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