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‘Death’ in absentia for couple in maid murder

KUWAIT CITY, April 1, (AFP): A Kuwaiti court on Sunday sentenced in absentia a Lebanese man and his Syrian wife to death by hanging over the murder of a Filipina maid, a judicial source said. The court issued the sentence in the first hearing in the case of Joanna Demafelis, …

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Kuwait court sentences couple to death for Filipina’s murder

Kuwait City, April 1, 2018 (AFP) -A Kuwaiti court on Sunday sentenced in absentia a Lebanese man and his Syrian wife to death by hanging over the murder of a Filipina maid, a judicial source said. The court issued the sentence in the first hearing in the case of Joanna …

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Duterte holds out for state-to-state contract

KUWAIT CITY, March 31: Migrant Workers Affairs Undersecretary at the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs Sarah Lou Arriola expressed on Friday the Philippines appreciation and gratitude to the Kuwait government for its goodwill in reaching out to the Philippine government to discuss the refinement of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) …

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Philippine delegation arrives in Kuwait for further discussions – ‘We are here to be with our Kabayans’

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Lou Arriola and her delegation arrived in Kuwait on Thursday to meet with the Filipinos in Kuwait and Kuwait officials. Accompanying her are some members of the Office of Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs (OUMWA) …

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Death penalty for Lebanese man for murdering Filipina maid possible

BEIRUT, March 27, (AP): Lebanon’s state-run news agency is reporting that a Lebanese man has been charged with murdering a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait. National News Agency reports that a south Lebanon prosecutor on Tuesday charged 40-year-old Nader Essam Assaf and that …

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Cop runs over Filipina

KUWAIT CITY, March 27:  Police have arrested the hit-and-run motorist who had knocked down a Filipina while crossing a road in Salmiya and escaped from the scene, reports Al-Rai daily. The victim, who was rushed to the Mubarak Al-Kabir Hospital, is suffering from fractures and severe abrasions. Investigations conducted by the …

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Overseas Filipino Workers Party fully backs ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait

MANILA: House Minority member, ACTS OFW Party-List Rep Aniceto (John) Bertiz III said on Sunday he fully backs President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to maintain the deployment ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait, reports Manila Bulletin News. “We are absolutely behind the President’s decision. We need a guarantee that what happened …

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Manila delegation due as bishops bless deal

KUWAIT CITY, March 24: A Philippine delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs led by Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Lou Arriola is set to arrive in Kuwait on March 29 to meet with Kuwait officials, disclosed on Saturday Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa. The visit is …

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MP queries loan aid to Philippines

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has called on Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to reveal the total amount of loans that the Philippines received from Kuwait Fund for Economic Development (KFAED). He inquired if the Foreign Affairs Ministry will take into account the reaction of …

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Filipina maid assaulted by her female Kuwaiti sponsor

KUWAIT CITY, March 22: A Filipino domestic helper has sought the help of her embassy after she was allegedly beaten by her female Kuwaiti sponsor, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, according to the victim she was involved in an argument with her sponsor concerning issues related to her duty …

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