The controversial videos showing Philippine embassy personnel rescuing a distressed overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Kuwait were staged, Politiko has learned.
Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa
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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has scored the Philippine Star for publishing a series of scoops detailing the fallout from the Philippines' diplomatic row with Kuwait.
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The Philippine government is trying to "normalize" diplomatic relations with Kuwait despite President Rodrigo Duterte's appeal to Filipino workers in the Gulf state to come home, Malacanang said Monday (April 30).
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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano is standing by the conduct of a rescue mission in Kuwait despite the worsening diplomatic row between the Philippines and the Gulf state.
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Efforts of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to improve the lives of Filipino workers in Kuwait suddenly went down the drain due to the Department of Foreign Affairs' highly publicized rescue mission in the Gulf state.
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Bruce Rivera didn't mince any words bashing Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano over the Philippines' diplomatic row with Kuwait as the crisis continues to escalate.
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Senator Joel Villanueva on Friday said the recent diplomatic row between the Philippines and Kuwait is a pressing matter that requires "immediate attention."
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Senator Risa Hontiveros on Friday lamented that it is the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait who now "bear the brunt" of the diplomatic fiasco between the Philippines and the gulf state.
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President Rodrigo Duterte was surprised over Kuwait's expulsion of Philippine ambassador Renato Villa following his meeting with Kuwaiti Ambassador Musaed Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh in Davao City earlier this week, Labor Secretary Silvestre…
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Riding high on the public outrage triggered by the discovery of Filipina maid Joanna Demafelis in a freezer and the resulting deployment ban ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines stood on a moral high ground vis-a-vis Kuwait…
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Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano finds Kuwait's expulsion of Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa "deeply disturbing" considering the assurances given to him by Kuwaiti Ambassador Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh.
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Malacañang said Thursday it was hopeful that the memorandum of agreement (MOA) protecting Filipinos in Kuwait would be signed despite the Gulf state’s move to expel Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa over the issue on domestic workers.
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Malacañang officials were caught flat-footed over Kuwait’s decision to declare Philippine Ambassador Renato Villa as persona non grata after embassy officials rescued distressed Filipinos there without proper coordination.
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President Rodrigo Duterte and Kuwait's ambassador to the Philippines "parted even closer as friends" following their meeting in Davao City where they discussed, among others, the Filipino officials' alleged lack of coordination in the…