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Kuwait Philippines halts deployment of first-time workers to Kuwait after maid’s murder 2023-02-09 [The Arab News]

Kuwait PH gov't to revisit bilateral labor agreement with Kuwait after Ranara's death 2023-01-29 [absnews]

Kuwait Philippines probes labor abuses in Kuwait after new killing 2023-01-29 [apnews]

Kuwait Kuwait begins procedures for hiring teachers from the West Bank and Gaza 2022-09-11 [Ma'an]

Manpower authority responds to Farwaniya workers' strike 2021-10-11 [The Times]

Qatar Kuwait and Qatar must be more decisive in their efforts to tackle abusive recruitment of migrant workers 2021-08-12 [Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]

Crew abandoned for 11 months calls for action stages hunger strike 2021-01-24 [Maritime Executive]

Kuwait Training for Nepali workers on Kuwait's labour law 2020-12-12 [GEFONT]

Kuwait TUCP calls for convening of PH-Kuwait panel over OFW's death 2020-01-04 [The Inquirer]

Philippines Ex-labor official calls for better protection, monitoring of OFWs 2020-01-04 [ABS/CBN]

Workers strike at airport for better working conditions 2019-11-11 [AFP]

'A serious violation of treaties': ITF warns Kuwait of potential breach of international law 2019-11-11 [ITF]

KOC not complying with government & CSC decisions, says KPC workers union 2019-06-10 [MENAFN]

KOC not complying with government & CSC decisions, says KPC workers union 2019-06-09 [The Arab Times]

Kuwait Kenya, Kuwait Unions Sign Migrant Workers' Agreement For more info 2019-02-25 [Solidarity Center]

Kuwait deports 17,000 illegal foreigners in 2018 2019-01-22 [gulfnews]

Labor unions slam early retirement bill: “undermines citizens' rights” 2018-12-25 [The Times]

New labor recruitment agreements with four Asian countries after Eid break 2018-08-03 [The Times]

India Kuwait to pay 710 unpaid Indian workers of construction firm who quit after labour dispute 2018-08-01 [PTI]

Philippines Philippines to mandate a $10,000 insurance deposit for domestic workers in Kuwait 2018-07-23 [Al Arabiya]

PAM forms specialist team to deal with cases of domestics 2018-06-24 [Arab Times]

Philippine domestic workers to cost KD 990 as set by MoCI 2018-06-20 [The Times]

Philippines After grisly murder, Kuwait and the Philippines face diplomatic crisis over domestic worker abuse 2018-05-04 [PRI]

Philippines Kuwait and Philippines strike domestic worker deal 2018-03-19 [thenational]

Kuwait Philippines: Negotiations with Kuwait over workers' wellbeing ‘going well' 2018-03-13 [middleeastmonitor]

Kuwait Dead Filipina in freezer spotlights peril of migrant workers 2018-03-02 [Albany Times Union]

Philippines Protect Filipino Migrant Workers 2018-02-25 [Human Rights Watch]

Kuwait Philippines imposes 'total ban' on citizens taking up jobs in Kuwait 2018-02-13 [thenational]

India 2,000 unpaid Indian workers stranded in Kuwait 2018-01-03 [Times of India]

KTUF says expats play a part in the thorny issues that Kuwait is currently facing 2017-08-28 [Arab Times]

GOC labor union official ‘decries' number of death cases of workers – Company held responsible 2017-06-25 [Arab Times]

Kuwait Labor Law: Lawmakers mull 35-day annual leave 2017-04-10 [zawya]

Ethiopia Maid: My Kuwaiti employer was trying to kill me 2017-04-08 [Middle East Eye]

Kuwait This Horrific Video of an Ethiopian Domestic Worker Falling in Kuwait Must Prompt Change 2017-04-04 [OkayAfrica]

Ethiopia Domestic Worker from Ethiopia Survives Fall From Kuwait Building 2017-04-04 [HRW]

Kuwaiti govt work programme urged to give priority to citizens 2017-03-17 [zawya]

Why one year on the domestic worker law is not working 2017-01-30 [Migrant Rights]

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