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February 16, 2016 at 10:40

New rules for expats hiring Filipina domestic helpers

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Kuwait: The Philippine Embassy has set a requirement preventing maid recruitment agencies from allowing expatriates to hire Filipina domestic help. The reason given by the embassy is that some expats were taking the Filipinas to work outside of Kuwait without informing the embassy.

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January 27, 2016 at 14:37

Longest serving Filipino inmate gets Amiri pardon

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Kuwait City: Finally, the long wait is over for the longest serving Filipino inmate who has been in the Kuwait Central Jail for 20 years now after being sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a Bangladeshi national.

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January 26, 2016 at 06:17

Philippines Embassy’s guidelines

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Kuwait: Philippines Embassy’s guidelines for the citizens: Renew your passports and apply for travel documents if necessary.

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January 19, 2016 at 09:14

Philippine Airlines starts Kuwait operations

Philippine Airlines starts Kuwait operations
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Kuwait: The maiden flight of Philippine Airlines landed in Kuwait yesterday and was accorded a traditional welcome by Kuwait airport officials. The inaugural flight to Kuwait carried passengers and several Philippines Airlines officials including Vice President for Sales Ryan Uy and Senior Assistant Vice President Genaro Velasquez

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March 19, 2015 at 12:34

‘Chicken feet’ Filipino protesters to resume work today

‘Chicken feet’ Filipino protesters to resume work today
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Kuwait: Dozens of Filipino labor workers who went on strike two weeks ago over unpaid salaries are due to return to work today after intervention by the Philippines embassy. The local employer has to send the unpaid salaries to their bank accounts no later than April 15. The management also promised to send their salaries on a monthly basis by no later than the 15th of every month.

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December 11, 2014 at 12:37

Kuwaiti woman searching for her Filipina Mom

Kuwaiti woman searching for her Filipina Mom
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A Kuwaiti woman who has been longing to see her Filipina mother sought the help of the Philippine Embassy and the local media to help her find her mother whom she has not seen for 16 years now. “My name is Fatima. I am 21 years old, Kuwaiti citizen. I’m married to a Kuwaiti citizen. I already have one son. He is two years old. I am here to look for my Filipina mother,” said Fatima.

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