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15 rebels killed in Philippine clash

MANILA, Nov 29, (Agencies): Fifteen suspected communist guerrillas including six women have been killed in a gunbattle, the Philippine military said on Wednesday, days after President Rodrigo Duterte called off peace talks. Duterte last week vowed to go to war with the rebels and threatened to categorise them a “terrorist” …

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Issue of moratorium Pinoy on HSWs draws ‘mixed reactions’ in Kuwait – Call for full implementation of Domestic Labour Law

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: The issue on moratorium on the deployment of Filipino household service workers (HSWs) to Kuwait generated varied reactions from the Filipino community, representative and owners of manpower recruitment agencies in Kuwait as they all wait for the decision of the Philippine government on the matter. With …

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‘Temporary ban not answer’ – Provide jobs: Philippine bishop

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: Bishop Ruperto Santos of Balanga, a Catholic bishop, has urged the Philippine Labor Department to reconsider its plan to stop sending Filipino domestic helpers to Kuwait due to reports of abuses by employers. A report published Thursday on quoted Bishop Santos, who currently heads the …

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No domestic worker hire ‘ban’ for expats: Philippine Embassy

KUWAIT CITY, March 14: The Philippine Embassy denied reports that came out on local Arabic dailies on Sunday that the embassy has banned expatriates from hiring Filipino household service workers (HSWs) which was viewed by many as a form of discrimination. “We did not issue such policy or announcement banning …

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Fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases

KUWAIT CITY: Subsequent to the verdict issued in the Philippines striping GAMCA system of accreditation to perform medical checkup for potential overseas workers, health sources have expressed fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS into the country, reports Al-Jarida daily. Sources noted the verdict …

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Massive Philippine blaze leaves thousands homeless

A huge fire that swept through a crowded Manila shanty town has razed more than 800 homes, leaving thousands homeless after they were forced to flee for their lives from the towering flames, officials said Thursday. Residents joined forces with firefighters to battle Wednesday’s blaze which spread quickly among the …

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Team Philippines win ‘Challenge Cup’ – BAS holds Second International Basketball tourney between embassies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: The British Academy of Sport (BAS) and the Romanian Embassy in Kuwait organized the Second International Basketball Tournament between Embassies in Kuwait on Friday November 20, at the BSK Campus. A total of 12 teams represented their countries: Bangladesh, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Greece, Japan, Jordan, …

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