President Rodrigo Duterte has no plans of staying long in Kuwait even if he's dead set on visiting the Gulf state out of gratitude.
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President Rodrigo Duterte will apologize to Kuwaiti officials for the harsh words he uttered at the height of the diplomatic row over distressed Filipino migrant workers.
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President Rodrigo Duterte plans to go to Kuwait to thank the Kuwaiti officials for signing the agreement for the protection of Filipino migrant workers.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III is not amenable in the decision of President Duterte ordering the total lifting of the deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait.
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The Philippines on Wednesday lifted its ban on migrant workers heading to jobs in Kuwait, capping a diplomatic row sparked when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer's freezer.
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Some 20,000 skilled and semi-skilled Filipino workers are ready to be deployed to Kuwait, Malacañang said on Tuesday.
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At least five senators have questioned the publication of a video on social media showing Philippine embassy officials rescuing distressed FIlipino workers from Kuwaiti households, saying the video should never have been posted online.
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Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Monday defended Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa and the Philippine diplomatic staff who are now under fire from the Kuwaiti government and parliament for alleged inappropriate behavior…
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Kuwait will recruit Ethiopian nationals to make up for a "deficit" in domestic workers, authorities said Tuesday, following the grisly murder of a Filipina maid in the Gulf state.
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Senator Joel Villanueva is hoping that Joanna Demafelis would be the last Filipino victim of the so-called “kafala” system observed by employers in some Arab countries.
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Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Tuesday expressed optimism on the possibility of the government mending diplomatic and economic ties with the Kuwaiti government.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Monday stood against the lifting, even partially, of the total deployment ban of Filipino workers to the Gulf State.
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The search for justice should not stop until all those responsible for the death of Filipina worker Joanna Demafelis are punished, Sen. Grace Poe on Monday said.
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The government is unlikely to lift the ban on deploying Filipino workers to Kuwait despite the conviction of the employers of slain domestic worker Joanna Demafelis, Malacañang said Monday (April 2).
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President Rodrigo Duterte wants the Kuwaiti government to formalize its commitment to ensure humane treatment for Filipino migrant workers.
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May dahilan kung bakit nangyari iyon kay Joanna Demafelis - Sec. Abdullah Mama-o
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Senator Joel Villanueva: Pabayang government official sa kaso ni Joanna Demafelis, ilagay din sa freezer
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The deployment ban on Filipino workers going to Kuwait may be extended to other countries, President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday (February 22).
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Malacañang has urged students-- particularly those studying in state universities and colleges-- to think of Filipinos paying for their tuition ahead of the mass walkout scheduled Friday (February 23).
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Senator Migz Zubiri on Wednesday deplored the death of another Filipino migrant worker from Kuwait, who reportedly died due to “starvation.”
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Senator Frank Drilon on Wednesday said a deployment ban ban alone would “not be effective” in protecting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) against abuses and maltreatment in their would-be host countries.