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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, Kuwait Sign 'Harmonized' Contract Template for OFWs

On February 4 (Tuesday), Philippine officials led by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and their Kuwaiti counterparts have signed an agreement on the proposed standard employment contract for Filipino Household Service Workers (HSWs) in the Gulf State. In spite of this development, the department clarified that the total deployment ban will remain in place, pending validation of [...]

Philippines, Kuwait Hold Bilateral Talks Anew

A few weeks ago, the Philippines and Kuwait once again found themselves in a familiar situation, which almost permanently marred the relations of the two, mainly due to an incident involving the death of a Filipina domestic worker in Kuwait. ALSO READ: PH and Kuwait Closely Work to Probe Death of Filipina Maid Constancia Dayag [...]