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How to Contact Philippine Embassy in Kuwait

Filipino workers in Kuwait who need assistance from the Philippine government can visit the Philippine embassy in the country. This embassy is located near Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al-Saud Road (Road 30). The closest bus stop, Bus No. 102, is only 360 meters from the Embassy’s new office. This post is designed to help guide visitors [...]

Here’s How You Can Renew Your OWWA Membership for OFWs in Kuwait

OFWs based in Kuwait should know that an OWWA membership means more than just a requirement for work overseas. OWWA is the governing body responsible for overseeing the work conditions and welfare of Filipinos abroad. With this in mind, you can have some sense of security in the fact that the agency has got you [...]

POLO Urges OFWs to Report Unjust and Maltreatment of Employers Directly to Their Office for Assistance

Filipino employees have been subjected to unfair treatment by their employers for several years, and they have no one to turn to. READ ALSO: Arrival of Filipino Domestic Workers in Kuwait Hits A Snag The Philippine Overseas Labor Office, on the other hand, sought to improve these situations by allowing these Filipino employees to report [...]

3 Steps to Apply for the Philippine National ID

Great news, kabayan! The Philippine government has launched the online registration for the Philippine National ID or the PhilSys ID starting April 30. READ ALSO: How to Renew your Philippine Passport in Kuwait If you still haven’t applied for yours yet, here’s another great news: the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said that the process will [...]

MOH Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration Services; Here’s How to Apply

In an official statement from the website of the Ministry of Health (MOH), the Kuwait government has announced that it has launched a pre-registration service for COVID-19 vaccination in the country. According to health minister Dr. Basil Al-Sabah confirmed that the vaccination will be launched in the country once it has been officially approved by [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Co-op Delivery Services Available During Curfew Hours

As part of the government’s mandate on people to stay at home and to relieve the pressure on co-ops, the union of cooperatives under the ministry of social affairs announced that it is launching delivery services at most co-ops within the community. According to the announcement, the service is available for both citizens and expats living in [...]

Guide to Prevent the Spread of New Coronavirus COVID-19

As of March 5 (Thursday), the government of Kuwait has reported at least 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19.  In line with this, various travel and health advisories have been issued by the government to prevent the surge in the number of infections locally.   How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 The World Health Organization (WHO) urges [...]