Kuwait’s new emir, Sheikh Nawaf, on Wednesday named his half-brother Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al-Sabah, a long-serving top security official, as crown prince.
Kuwait’s late ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, an acclaimed diplomat and mediator, was laid to rest on Wednesday, shortly after his half-brother was sworn in as the new emir.
After more than 45 years washing cars in Kuwait to make ends meet, Egyptian Marzouq Mohammed will soon be kicked out of the country as economic woes and coronavirus stoke anti-foreigner sentiment.
Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah will travel to the United States to complete medical treatment a few days after he underwent successful surgery, his office announced Wednesday.
Malacañang assured that the government will assist in the repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the coronavirus disease pandemic.
A US court on Thursday reopened a case challenging the income from foreign entities that President Donald Trump makes through his hotel in Washington.
Party-list Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza (TUCP) renewed his call for the Philippine government to maintain a total ban on the deployment of Household Service Workers (HSWs) to Kuwait.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is considering the partial lifting of the ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait following a meeting between the Philippine labor delegation and Kuwaiti officials.
Kinumpirma ni Department of Labor and Employment ( DOLE) Secretary Silvester Bello III na nilagdaan na ang Standard Employment Contract sa pagitan ng gobyerno ng Pilipinas at Kuwait.
Hinikayat ni Senador Joel Villanueva ang DOLE, POEA at OWWA na pag-aralan na tuluyan ng ipagbawal ang pagpapadala ng household service workers sa Kuwait.
Iginiit ni Dr. Chie Umandap Chairman ng Ako OFWs Inc. na hindi na dapat na magpadala ng household workers sa bansang Kuwait.Aniya hindi isyu ng kontrata kundi ang kultura mismo ng Kuwaiti kung bakit nalalagay sa panganib ang buhay ng mga household workers.
A ranking Kuwaiti government official slammed Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. Monday (January 27) for saying that the only way to give justice to slain Filipina worker Jeanelyn Villavende is by taking the lives of her employers.
The Philippines said Friday it was reimposing a ban on its citizens going to work in Kuwait after a Filipina was allegedly killed by her employer, echoing a 2018 row between the two countries.
It’s up to Kuwaiti prosecutors if they will use the autopsy report of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on slain Filipina Jeanelyn Villadende, said Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered a total deployment ban in Kuwait, Malacañang announced.
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Thursday the total ban on the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait will stay until certain conditions set by the Philippines are met by the Kuwaiti government.
Tahasang sinabi ni Senador Sherwin Gatchalian na walang kwenta at hindi nasusunod ang naging kasunduan o ang nilagdaang Memorandum on Agreement sa pagitan ng gobyerno ng Kuwait at Pilipinas para sa proteksyon ng mga Overseas Filipino Workers o Domestic Helper sa Kuwait.
Filipina domestic helper Jeanelyn Villavende was sexually abused and repeatedly beaten up before her death in Kuwait, results of the National Bureau of Investigation’s (NBI) autopsy showed.
President Rodrigo R. Duterte does not plan to order the repatriation of Filipino workers from Kuwait, despite the killing of Filipino domestic worker Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende.
Tahasang sinabi ni Senador Christopher Bong Go na dapat managot sa hustisya ang employer na pumatay sa Pinas OFWs sa bansang Kuwait.
Agusan del Norte Rep. Lawrence Fortun urged the government not only to seek the prosecution of the killers of domestic helper Jeanelyn Villavende in Kuwait but also demand “blood money” for her surviving family members.
The death of another Filipino domestic helper in Kuwait has raised the need to further improve the legal assistance program for distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
Bayan Muna Rep. Ferdinand Gaite on Friday joined the call for justice for Jeanelyn Villavende, the domestic helper who was killed by her employer in Kuwait.
The chairman of the House Committee on Labor and Employment is calling for a congressional inquiry into the possible violation of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the Philippines and Kuwait following the death of another overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in the Gulf state.