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PH Gov’t Lifts Deployment Ban to Kuwait

PH Gov't Lifts Deployment Ban to Kuwait

On Friday (February 14), the Department of Labor and Employment has officially announced the lifting of the deployment ban to Kuwait after both parties have reached an agreement regarding the protection and safety of Filpino household service workers (HSWs) in Kuwait. Because of this development, there is now full deployment of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Kuwait.  [...]

Philippines Mulls Partial Lifting of Kuwait Ban

Philippines Mulls Partial Lifting of Kuwait Ban

The Philippines’ Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is set to move for the partial lifting of the deployment ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait following a fruitful meeting between a Philippine labor delegation and Kuwaiti officials. Following this meeting, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III shared that he will recommend to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) [...]

PH Lays Down 2 Conditions Before Lifting Deployment Ban on Kuwait

The Philippine government announced two conditions for lifting the deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Kuwait, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said on Friday (January 17). This comes following the death of an overseas Filipino worker, Jeanelyn Villavende, in the Gulf State almost two years after the murder of another household service worker, Joanna Demafelis, [...]