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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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‘Open offices for recruiting Filipino domestics at citizen service centres’

190 more Filipino workers return home from Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Former MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has called for opening offices for recruitment of Filipino domestic workers in the citizen service centers, which will reduce the cost of recruitment for citizens and also end the role of middlemen, reports Al-Anba …

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Filipino maid forced to drink bleach in Saudi Arabia

MANILA, Philippines: A Philippine domestic worker has been hospitalised in Saudi Arabia after her employer allegedly forced her to drink household bleach, Manila’s foreign ministry said Monday. Domestic worker Agnes Mancilla underwent emergency abdominal surgery after she was taken, unconscious, to a hospital in Saudi’s southwestern Jizan city on April …

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Philippines Embassy still accepts amnesty applications

KUWAIT CITY, April 14: Visiting Migrant Workers Affairs Undersecretary at the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Sarah Lou Y Arriola confirmed that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting Kuwait, the moment the Philippines and Kuwait are all set to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Protection …

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Duterte will travel to Kuwait for signing labor pact to protect Filipino workers

  MANILA, April 12, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he will travel to Kuwait for the signing of the agreement that will guarantee protection to overseas Filipino workers (OFW), reports He was particularly referring to the security of the Filipino domestic helpers in the Gulf state. Duterte …

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Labor pact set – Philippines to sign this month

MANILA, April 11, (Agencies): The government of the Philippines is planning to sign this month a bilateral agreement that will give additional protection for the Filipino migrant workers in Kuwait, according to According to the Philippines Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III the proposed labor agreement has already been finalized …

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