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Tag Archives: Philippines

Filipinos welcome new labor attaché

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait led by Ambassador Renato Pedro Villa introduced the new Philippine Labour Attache to Kuwait, Atty Alex …

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Philippine nurses forced to train IS

TRIPOLI, Feb 28, (RTRS): A Philippine nurse held by Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte said on Monday that she and her colleagues …

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Powerful quake kills six in southern Philippines; 100 policemen dismissed for using drugs

SURIGAO, Philippines, Feb 11, (Agencies): A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern Philippines killed at least six people and injured more than 120, with officials …

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Fire engulfs Philippine slum, thousands homeless

As many as 15,000 people are homeless after a huge fire engulfed an overcrowded slum in Manila, destroying thousands of homes and sending residents fleeing …

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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 …

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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 …

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Manila plans on a temporary ban sending domestic workers to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: The Philippines’s Ministry of Labor is planning to temporarily ban sending domestic workers to Kuwait in the wake of the execution …

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Huge crowds stage procession

MANILA, Jan 9, (Agencies): Masses of Catholic devotees in the Philippine capital braved sizzling weather and terrorist fears on Monday in a frenzied bid to …

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Family challenges death in drug war – ‘New findings’

MANILA, Dec 8, (RTRS): It’s a Friday morning in late October, and Florjohn Cruz’s body lies on a metal table at a funeral parlor in …

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Manila holds 2 over bomb

MANILA, Nov 30, (AFP): Philippine police have detained two men for an attempted bombing this week near the US embassy that has been blamed on …

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