Duterte orders lifting of labour ban to Kuwait

Viernes, 18 May, 2018

A fishing boat crew prepares for another trip to the disputed Scarborough Shoal, west of Luzon, the Philippines, in October 2016.

In March, the government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Philippine Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, formally notified the UN secretary general of the Philippine withdrawal of its signature from the Rome Statute that set up the ICC based in The Hague, Netherlands.

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque made this statement amid reports that Duterte's youngest brother Emmanuel Duterte is applying for government approval for his cryptocurrency exchange platform. He isn't that naive to believe China would be as protective to us as the US, which has larger interests to defend here and which has historically closer ties to the Philippines.

PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte stated on Wednesday that the country's next ombudsman must not be a politician and, more importantly, not a woman.

Villanueva said they will push for the professionalization of HSWs and the free exercise of their rights in host countries consistent with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention 189 on Domestic Work, which the Philippines actively campaigned for to ensure the protection of Filipino HSWs.

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Duterte: Next Ombudsman should not be a politician – and definitely not a woman

According to the labor chief, they will also be stricter in the deployment.

Gatchalian said the lifting of the ban is the logical step forward after the signing of the landmark MOU, and will help strengthen the country's relations with Kuwaiti allies. "She always complains of overwork and no day off", the person was quoted as saying. Regarding this, he stated, "I do not think that the (MNLF), (MILF) in government or in joint venture with government can go wrong".

"He repeatedly said he has nothing to do with what his siblings want to do".

In anticipation of illegal recruiters who might take advantage of the resumption of the deployment to Kuwait, Bello said, he created a task force who would go after them. "They did not only agree to repatriate them, they also offered to defray the expenses for transportation", he said.

"All the more I am determined to push for my bill (seeking) to increase and institutionalize overseas legal assistance fund for our distressed OFWs", Ejercito said.