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The Philippine government has enforced a total ban on the deployment of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) to Kuwait....

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Filipino maids waiting for repatriation from Kuwait The Philippines will stop sending new overseas workers to Kuwait until...
Philippines Could Lose $1.5 Billion In Remittances From Cash-strapped Gulf States

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Around 80,000 to 100,000 jobs for Oversea Filipino Workers, or OFWs, among them 30,000 household service workers, could be lost due to the precarious...
Philippines to lift OFW ban to Kuwait in steps

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The Philippines is starting to lift the complete ban of deploying Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Kuwait after the two countries reached an agreement...
Singapore-Kuala Lumpur is world’s busiest air route

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The Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route is the world's busiest international air link as per the volume of flights that operate on it, a new report...
Filipino worker ban to Kuwait now permanent

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on April 29 that a ban on Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from heading to Kuwait that's been in effect...
Philippines, Kuwait draft labour protection agreement, ban remains

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The Philippines and Kuwait agreed on a draft migrant labour protection pact March 16, Manila’s labour secretary said, after talks set off by maid...
Duterte: OFW ban could be expanded to other countries

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on February 22 he would extend his ban on sending workers to Kuwait to include other countries if investigations...
OFW ban sours Kuwait-Philippines relations as hundreds flee their employers

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Hundreds of Filipino domestic staff in Kuwait fled from their employers to the Philippines embassy after President Rodrigo Duterte offered them a free light...
Filipinos banned from working in Kuwait, over 2,000 desperate to go home

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The Philippine government on February 12 signed an administrative order to completely ban the deployment of Oversea Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Kuwait, according to...
Philippines stops sending OFWs to Kuwait after abuse, suicide cases

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Relations between the Philippines and Kuwait soured after the government in Manila enacted a ban on sending Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to the wealthy,...
Kuwait seeks to boost ties with Laos

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Kuwaiti legislators, on a mission in Laos, held talks on September 11 with the country's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith,...
Brunei to boost economic ties with Kuwait

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At a recent meeting of Kuwait's Ambassador to Brunei Dr. Fahad Meshari Al-Dhafiri with Brunei's Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Lim Jock...
Malaysia seeks more visitors from Middle East

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Tourism Malaysia has started different programmes to attract visitors from the region for its big celebration, the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014 in the...
Singapore-GCC trade agreement in effect

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A new trade pact, the Gulf Cooperation Council-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA) came into effect on September 1, 2013. The GSFTA is a comprehensive free...
Our series: Ethics in Business – Are we aware of the ‘Iagos’ in our midst?

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A conversation with Dr. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, OIC Secretary-General
More Saudi tourists to Thailand – despite travel ban

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Despite a travel ban being in place since the 1990s, the number of Saudi tourist to Thailand is growing, Arab media reported on July...
Philippines: Poultry with prospects

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An interview with San Miguel Pure Foods' president Rita Palabyab