Posts Tagged Kuwait

Sec. Locsin orders halt of blood money over death of Jeanelyn Villavende in Kuwait

Marje Pelayo   •   January 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) maintains that the Philippine government will not accept the offer of P7.5 million blood money from the family of the employer...

Raped OFW in Kuwait arrives home after eight years of court battle

Marje Pelayo   •   December 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Filipina domestic worker alias ‘Minerva’ finally arrived in the country on Sunday (November 29) after winning her case against a Kuwaiti policeman who raped her eight years...

Filipino on Kuwait death row gets Amiri pardon, flies home to PH

Marje Pelayo   •   September 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government of Kuwait has granted clemency to overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Bienvenido Espino after serving 13 years in jail on death row for the murder of...

PH to scale down deployment of workers to Kuwait

Robie de Guzman   •   March 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday said it is scaling down the deployment of workers to Kuwait over its new requirement for returning expatriates...

Expats from Philippines, 9 other countries returning to Kuwait to face new protocol amid COVID-19 spread

Robie de Guzman   •   March 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Expatriates returning to Kuwait after visiting the Philippines and nine other countries will soon be required to undergo a medical examination and present proof that they are...

DOLE eyes partial lifting of deployment ban to Kuwait

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 6, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is eyeing to implement a partial lifting of the ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait. In a statement, DOLE Secretary...

Philippines to stop sending workers to Kuwait

Robie de Guzman   •   January 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will again impose a total deployment ban of workers to Kuwait in the wake of the death of Filipino household service worker, Jeanelyn Villavende, the...

Remains of Filipina domestic helper killed in Kuwait arrive in hometown

Marje Pelayo   •   January 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Family and friends of Jeanalyn Villavende were both sad and furious as they welcomed the remains of the slain Filipina domestic worker at the General Santos Airport...

OWWA awaits decision on death of Pinay OFW in Kuwait

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 6, 2020

The Overseas Worker Welfare Administration (OWWA) is waiting for the decision of the Kuwaiti government on the investigation of the death of Jeanelyn Villavende. READ: Deployment ban to Kuwait possible...

Bello signs memorandum on partial deployment ban to Kuwait

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 3, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III signed a memorandum partially banning deployment of domestic workers to Kuwait. This was after the death of Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende...


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