Thursday , December 13 2018

Tag Archives: filipinos

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Duterte details labor demands – Mandatory min. 7 hrs sleep a day, do not feed leftovers for my countrymen

MANILA, March 21, (Agencies): The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte was quoted as saying he has incorporated what he called “mandatory provisions” in the final draft of the bilateral agreement between the Philippines and Kuwait which is expected to be signed in the first week of April — the venue of …

Read More »

Filipinos in Kuwait must have bank accounts – 91 more Filipinos arrive home

MANILA, March 20, (Agencies): The initial agreement which was signed between Filipino officials and their Kuwaiti counterparts in Manila at a hotel came following a labor dispute between both nations after reports of abuse of Filipino domestic workers by their sponsors in Kuwait, according to KBK, GMA NEWS. The Kuwait …

Read More »

Philippines fails to lift total ban on deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The lifting of the total ban on deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait has not yet been recommended by the Labor Secretary of the Philippines Silvestre Bello III to the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte even though a final draft agreement has been reached to …

Read More »

‘DOMESTICS WILL HAVE RIGHT TO RETAIN PASSPORTS’ – Kuwait reaches deal with Philippines

KUWAIT CITY, March 17, (Agencies): Kuwait and the Philippines have signed an agreement regulating some working conditions for domestic workers in the country, Kuwait’s state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday. The deal may end a two-month crisis sparked by reports that abuse by employers in Kuwait had driven several …

Read More »

Philippines, Kuwait agree on migrant labor protection pact

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The State of Kuwait, and the Philippines signed a draft deal to regulate the work of domestic helpers, said a Kuwaiti diplomat Saturday. Foreign Ministry Undersecretary for Consulate Affairs Sami Al-Hamad told  that the deal, which was signed last night, came as a result of a …

Read More »

Ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait stays as talks fail

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A ban on sending Filipinos to work in Kuwait will continue indefinitely after the nations failed to conclude a migrant labor protection pact, the Philippine labor secretary said Friday after talks sparked by the discovery of a maid’s body last month in an apartment freezer. Philippine …

Read More »

Lebanon turns down Kuwait’s extradition request of murder suspect

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: The Lebanese Public Prosecutor has turned down Kuwait’s request to extradite Nader Essam Assaf, who is the alleged murderer of the Filipina maid Joanna Daniela Demafelis, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the Prosecution the case falls within the Lebanese jurisdiction because the accused is Lebanese and …

Read More »

Police officer denies torturing Filipino maid – May be ‘Someone’

MANILA, March 12, (Agencies): Quoting Attorney Faisal Al-Otaibi who is defending the sponsor of the Filipina housemaid, who reportedly sought refuge in the Philippines embassy and claimed she was tortured and maltreated, denies the allegations reports Al-Anba daily of Kuwait The sponsor who is a police officer stated in front …

Read More »
Translate »