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Filipina Maid Brought to Hospital by Sponsor After Alleged Assault

A Filipino housemaid filed a complaint to the police department after her sponsor allegedly made advances on her when his wife and children were not home. ALSO READ: Increase in Absconding Cases of Domestic Workers Alarms Employers, Kuwait Authorities Although it was not mentioned how long the molestations have been taking place, it was said that [...]

Increase in Absconding Cases of Domestic Workers Alarms Employers, Kuwait Authorities

Kuwait authorities have noted an increase in the number of domestic helpers and drivers fleeing the homes of their employers (sponsors) to work in various fields within the private sector due to the huge amount of work assigned to them throughout the day – especially after the decision to impose partial and total curfew as well the [...]

List of Public Libraries in Kuwait

If you’re a book lover or interested to hang out somewhere nice (even with kids in tow), then you’d be pleased to know that there are lots of public libraries in Kuwait – 27 to be exact! Whether you want to find a nice book to read or need to seclude yourself from the rest [...]

Lomondot Officially Conferred as Ph Ambassador to Kuwait - CA

On Wednesday (September 16), the Philippine Commission on Appointment and Committee on Foreign Affairs confirmed the nomination of Mohd Noordin Pendosina Lomondot as the new Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait. Aside from Lomondot, the appointments of five other ambassadors have been approved.  CA Confirms Lomondot’s Official Post as New PH Ambassador to Kuwait Those whose appointments were approved include [...]

Sentenced to Life Imprisonment, Now OFW Gets Second Lease in Life

An ex-OFW serving a life sentence was among those pardoned by the head of Kuwait during Eid season. The man had been convicted for the murder of his Filipina partner back in 2007. ALSO READ: 6 Reasons Why Becoming an OFW May Not Be For You The man had also been repatriated to the Philippines on [...]

The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) on Monday has announced the new requirements regarding the transfer of workers from one employer to another. According to the Minister of Social Affairs and the Minister of State for Economic Affairs, Maryam Al-Aqeel, to maintain control over the labor market and to keep the demographics in Kuwait in check, new [...]

How Much is the Salary of a Domestic Helper in Kuwait And Some Tips for Working in Kuwait

Many Filipinos apply for work in countries in the Middle East such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Kuwait. Most of the jobs offered in these countries pay better than work offered in the Philippines. And what makes countries like Kuwait more appealing for Filipinos, especially those who wish to work as a domestic helper, aside from the [...]

Phil Embassy Reminds Filipinos to Avoid Posting Unacceptable Videos on Tiktok and Social Media

The Philippine Embassy called on the Filipino community in Kuwait to observe common laws and traditions in the Gulf State and to be mindful of the cultural and religious sensitivities of Kuwaitis. The timely reminder comes weeks before Muslims observe its Holy Month of Ramadan. Also, the call to Filipinos comes in line with the Kuwait government’s [...]

How to Renew Kuwait Visa Online

With almost the rest of the world is shut in their homes right now, foreign residents in Kuwait are carefully evaluating the coronavirus situation, as no movement in the country means not having to work (for some) and their residency status might also be compromised in the time being. Earlier last week, the Interior Ministry [...]

Gov't Extends Curfew Hours, Imposes Lockdown on Two Areas

The Kuwait government has announced to extend the partial curfew in effect by another two hours. This means that all residents and citizens are expected to remain home between 5:00 pm and 6:00 am. Alongside this announcement, the government has also imposed a lockdown on the Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, the Minister of Interior announced. According to [...]