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Just like what happened in Kuwait. I'm the head of government. And they're finding faults supposedly committed by (Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan) Cayetano. No. It's me," the President said. "So once again, I would like to restate to everybody, especially to the Kuwaiti government. There's no bitterness ...
SCUM: We can deploy our elite team of JT -- Junketing Trolls -- along with government staff. We infiltrate Kuwait. We rescue some workers, we video everything. We hold a celebratory party, everyone is happy. The Secretary: What could possibly go wrong? Make it happen. Soon the Infinity Stones will ...

Manila had already apologized to Kuwait. "The action taken by the Kuwaiti government is deeply disturbing as it is inconsistent with the assurances given by Kuwaiti Ambassador Musaed Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh during his meeting with Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday," the ... Philippines
... Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh, in Davao City days after the Kuwait government protested the Philippine government's action to rescue distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Gulf state. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) relayed the commitment of the Kuwaiti government which ... Philippines
He said Philippines Foreign Minister Alan Peter Cayetano also had made an apology to Kuwait "for the actions that were undertaken by the embassy ... to assist Filipino nationals in grave distress here in Kuwait but which the government ... found unacceptable." Kuwait police arrested two Filipinos earlier ... Philippines
The government does not publish statistics on violence against women. During the year a Kuwait University study found that 40 percent of married women were victims of domestic violence. There were no known shelters specifically for victims of domestic violence. A woman may petition for divorce based ... Philippines

Kuwait government has awarded a major operation and management contract to Korea's Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) for its new Terminal ... As per the deal, the Korean company will transfer knowledge and expertise besides providing training to Kuwaiti youth on airport management. Philippines
The Kuwait government has awarded Korea's Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) an operation and management contract, according to Kuwait state news agency KUNA. ... Besides providing training to Kuwaiti youth on airport management, the Korean group will also transfer relevant knowledge and expertise. Philippines
“I apologize to my counterpart and we apologize to the Kuwaiti government, Kuwaiti people and the leaders of Kuwait if they were offended by some actions taken by the Philippine embassy in Kuwait, but we have explained to their ambassador and the ambassador has accepted this explanation,” Cayetano ... Philippines
MANILA, Philippines — There was a misunderstanding between the Kuwaiti government and the Philippine Embassy on efforts by consular officials to rescue distressed Filipino workers there, the Philippines said Monday. Kuwait's Ministry of Foreign Affairs earlier summoned Philippine Ambassador to ... Philippines
Nyamira County Women Representative Jerusha Momanyi for more enrollment to schools moments after Kuwait government promised to donate money for construction of classes. According to her, the Kuwait and Kenyan governments partnered to build modern classrooms in the region to provide a ... Philippines
"I would like to acknowledge the support and cooperation of the government of the State of Kuwait in addressing our government's concerns on the situation of our domestic workers. We thank the Kuwaiti government for the extension of the amnesty program for undocumented foreign nationals ...
The current Kuwaiti government was formed on December 11 more than one month after the previous cabinet resigned following the quizzing of one of its members during a parliamentary session. The resignation indicated the difficult balance Kuwait's government hopes to strike between austerity, public ...
The amount the Kuwaiti government spent at the hotel was similarly kept private, part of an undisclosed flow of money from foreign governments to Trump properties that has drawn sharp criticism from congressional critics and ethics groups in Washington. “The Constitution prohibits government officials ...
... March 1, that their counterparts from Kuwaiti will arrive in Manila next week to finalize the bilateral agreement to protect Filipino workers in the Gulf state. In a press briefing on Thursday, Labor Undersecretary Claro Arellano, head of the negotiating team, said that the Kuwaiti government has agreed that ...
The Government of Pakistan and the Embassy of Pakistan in Kuwait are actively pursuing this matter with the Kuwaiti Government at the highest level. During the visit of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in March 2017, this issue was raised with the Kuwaiti leadership and an assurance was given for the ...
Kuwait Times cited MP Saleh Ashour as confirming government representatives had informed the country's parliament of a strategy to unify salaries of staff and create 4,000 standardised job descriptions under a payroll bill. A separate bill regulating senior positions is also being finalised to set the maximum ...

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Wednesday that there was an ongoing “high-level” discussion between the Philippine and Kuwaiti governments to tackle issues concerning the overseas Filipino workers (OFW) in the Gulf State. POEA Administrator Bernard Olalia said ...
While the murder rocked the Philippine community in Kuwait, many say they want to remain in the country. "I was truly afraid - but actually because I want to stay here to make sure my children graduate from school," said Luzviminda, who asked that her family name be withheld. "But if the government asks ...
But Begum also criticized the move, saying that the Kuwaiti government should fight the root causes of abuse of domestic workers before looking to recruit workers from other countries. “Domestic workers from other countries like Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Nepal have faced similar problems in Kuwait,” ...
The sender of the message identified himself as an American and fellow inmate at Kuwait's notorious Central Prison. As usual .... For Mateo, the joy of finding out Rogers was still alive quickly gave way to another nightmare, as it became clear that the Kuwaiti government had no intention of letting him go.
The deployment ban had angered the Kuwaiti government which condemned the ban but said the Philippine government's move "would not serve the relationship between Kuwait and the Philippines." Bello backed President Rodrigo Duterte's decision of total ban, saying that the Kuwaiti government ...
A team led by Norka Roots recruitment manager was in Kuwait last week to begin talks in this regard with Kuwaiti MoH officials, with help from the Indian embassy in Kuwait. The Union ministry of external affairs is also actively participating in the discussions. If the discussions are fruitful, India will be the ...
In the specific case of Kuwait, the private sector contributes to less than 30% of overall GDP and yet the government employs more than 80% of the Kuwaiti workforce – factors that influenced the government to embrace the current situation as an opportunity to design and implement a comprehensive ...
The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) yesterday said the Kuwait government had extended the general amnesty period for illegal expatriates in Kuwait until April 22. The SLBFE in a statement said earlier that Kuwait had declared a general amnesty period from January 29 to February 22 ...
DUBAI: Saudi Arabia's King Salman congratulated Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah on his country's national day on Saturday, Saudi state news agency SPA ... the king expressed his congratulations and best wishes for the health and happiness of Sheikh Sabah, the Kuwaiti people and government.
LONDON, Feb 24 (KUNA) - Kuwait's successive governments have been paying much heed to the building and developing of Kuwaiti human capabilities ... The Kuwaiti government has established several schools, institutes and colleges nationwide in an effort to push forward the educational process in the ...
According to government data, over a hundred Filipino domestic workers have died in Kuwait due mostly to their employers' abuse and inhuman treatment. At the hearing, Sen. Joel Villanueva, chair of the committee on labor and employment, expressed surprise why the ban on OFW deployment to Kuwait ...
Senior French guests included members of government and the administration, from the French National Assembly and Senate and from the military ... Al-Sulaiman remarked "the high standing of France" in Kuwaiti eyes after the French participation in the liberation of Kuwait from Iraqi occupation in ...
The statement said a senior Kuwaiti security official informed the Philippine ambassador to Kuwait of the arrest. Earlier, Mousaed Al Thwaikh, Kuwait's ambassador to the Philippines, assured the Philippine government that his country will do everything it can to find the suspects. Assaf and his wife, Mona, ...
KUWAIT, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's embassies in Tanzania, Senegal and Nigeria have marked on Friday the country's 57th National Day and 27th Liberation ... For her part, Kolimba extended, in her speech, her sincere congratulations to His Highness the Amir, the Kuwaiti government and people on the ...
Kuwaiti Consul General in Dubai Thiyab Al-Rasheedi extended his great congratulations to His Highness the Amir, His Highness the Crown Prince, the Kuwaiti government and people on this delightful occasion. In a statement to KUNA, the consul said the deep-rooted relations between Kuwait and UAE ...
The Kuwait government granted one-month amnesty to illegal workers to leave the country. ... Reddy went to Kuwait with a team to help stranded Telugus to return home. There are several ... Penalties at the rate of two Kuwaiti dinars per day were waived, but this will be only up to February 22. After that ...
But Begum also criticized the move, saying that the Kuwaiti government should fight the root causes of abuse of domestic workers before looking to recruit workers from other countries. “Domestic workers from other countries like Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Nepal have faced similar problems in Kuwait,” ...
Praveen of Jagtial, who is stranded in Kuwait as he can't afford to pay a 600 Kuwaiti dinar mobile bill, said, “Had the amnesty got over by February 22, I would have either fraudulently reached jail without getting a chance to defend my case and would have had to overstay in Kuwait for a much longer period.
One hundred seventy-seven overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait, household service workers, were repatriated and arrived in Manila Sunday. According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the latest batch of repatriated OFWs, availed of the Kuwaiti government's amnesty program.
Lawmakers in Kuwait have been raising objections to the implementation of the tax system, and demanding the government to ensure the tax does not increase the financial burden of citizens. The GCC agreement, which was signed in 2016, aims at introducing VAT in all GCC member states in order to ...
KUWAIT, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- 1904 -- The British government approves establishment of a post office in Kuwait. On February 28 ... 2002 -- Kuwait handball team wins the Asian Cup, after claiming victory over Qatar with a 29/25 score, during the 10th Asian tournament for handball held in Iran. 2005 -- Prime ...
The number of distressed OFWs has increased in recent years, prompting the embassy in Kuwait to set up a temporary shelter for OFWs who escape from abusive employers. “The DFA and the embassy continue to work closely with the Kuwaiti government in protecting and promoting the rights and welfare ...
"Kuwait is a treasure that still makes the mouths of the greedy water and it cannot be protected except by mutual understandings both internally and externally," former Kuwaiti government official Ismail al-Shatti wrote in 2003. That has included receiving the protection of the United States. Kuwait hosts some ...
SYDNEY: Australia's prime minister imposed a formal ban on sex between ministers and their staff yesterday after his deputy made “a shocking error of judgment” by having an affair that left an aide pregnant and the government reeling. Malcolm Turnbull announced the amendment to the ministerial code of ...
“We can only hope that pursuant to established international standards, the Kuwaiti government will accord the victims the same rights enjoyed by its nationals. Meaning, they will conduct an investigation, a speedy and honest investigation, they will prosecute and punish the perpetrators,” Roque added.
Salah al Fulaij: Despite global and regional challenges in recent years, Kuwaiti banks are in a very strong position. The central ... Recent government plans are aimed at putting Kuwait on track to a more diversified economy but, until then, the public sector will remain the main driver of growth. Since the ...
KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: The Kuwait government insists on the extradition of the former director-general of the Public Institution for Social Security Fahd Al-Raja'an, ... The same sources have indicated the willingness of the British government to adhere to the Kuwaiti request, but the British law gives the defendant the right to ...
Last March, the Kuwaiti government sold $8 billion in international debt: $3.5 billion of five-year bonds and $4.5 billion of 10-year bills. For this first issuance, Kuwait showed a prudent approach with tightly priced bonds. In September, however, the law allowing the Ministry of Finance to issue debt expired, ...
Mr. Duterte, he said, ordered a ban on labor traffic to Kuwait until the Kuwaiti government could assure the safety of Filipinos in the Arab state. “It is very clear that the purpose of the President in ordering a total deployment ban is to see to it that [Filipino workers] are protected and their welfare effectively ...
The deployment ban had angered the Kuwaiti government which condemned the ban but said the Philippine government's move "would not serve the relationship between Kuwait and the Philippines." Bello backed President Rodrigo Duterte's decision of total ban, saying that the Kuwaiti government ...
KUWAIT — At the close of a donor conference on Wednesday, Iraq secured only a fraction of the funds urgently needed to rebuild towns and cities demolished ... The conference was hosted by the Kuwaiti government and attended by dozens of foreign ministers and the United Nations secretary general, ...
Duterte previously said he plans to visit Kuwait and take up the issue. "We do not seek special treatment or privileges for our workers, but we do expect respect for their dignity and basic human rights," Duterte said Friday. "To the Kuwaiti government and all others where our OFWs work, we seek and expect ...
DAVAO, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday (Feb 9) pledged government help to evacuate Filipinos wanting to leave Kuwait, blasting the Gulf state for "inhuman" treatment of migrant workers after reports of a gruesome killing in the country. Duterte, who last month banned citizens ...


 

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