Category Archives: Abroad

OFW STORY: Am I, a bad mother?

OFW STORY: Am I, a Bad Mother

OFW STORY: Am I, a bad Mother? Based on a true-to-life story. Am I, a bad Mother? Masama ba akong Ina? Masama ba akon Ina kung hindi ko nakasama ang aking anak at nagpalaki,   Masama ba akong Ina kung ako ay nanirahan na dito sa ibang bansa Masama ba akong Ina kung ako ay […]

International voter registration at the Filipino Embassy in Kuwait

voter registration at the Filipino Embassy in Kuwait

Specifications and protocols for the registration process The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait desires to advise the Filipino Community that registration for overseas voting has already begun in Kuwait. Registration will be open from 9 December 2022 through 30 September 2024. Please visit this page for more details and specifications. In addition, you may fill out […]

Cross Border Training for Reintegration Preparedness

Cross Border Training for Reintegration Preparedness

The cross border training was attended by delegations from the Philippines, managers of Jollibee and Chowking from all around the Middle East, including from Bahrain, Jeddah, and Riyadh, and high-ranking officials from NESMA. It is a really prestigious award. Congratulations to all of the shops and managers that have been honored with awards for FSC […]

OFW Reintegration Program: What you should know

OFW Reintegration Program

      What exactly does it mean to be an Overseas Filipino Worker, or OFW?   The phrase “Overseas Filipino Worker” (often abbreviated as OFW) refers to migrants from the Philippines as well as inhabitants of the Philippines who have lived and worked in a country other than the Philippines for a brief amount […]

New shelter for abused OFWs in Kuwait—a real blessing

Last April, a new shelter was opened by the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait for abused Filipino household service workers (HSWs). This three-storey building is located in Hateen, and this will serve as another home for our kabayans needing protection from abusive employers—in addition to the Filipino Workers Resource Centre (FWRC) in Faiha. FWRC and this […]

When domestic helper wants diplomatic representative


There are about 220,000 Filipinos residing in the state of Kuwait, as shown by the official immigration record that was provided by the Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa at the 118th Philippines Independence Day celebration that took place a month ago. The overwhelming majority of them, which accounts for about sixty percent of […]

Discover the Inspiring COVID-19 Stories of OFWs in Kuwait – Documenting One’s COVID-19 Struggle

Talagang hindi biro ang COVID-19 pandemic na ating nararanasan ngayon. Lalo na sa ating mga kapwang Kabayan na nagtatrabaho sa Kuwait, mahirap na problema ang ma-infected ng COVID-19 virus. Isa sa mga na-infected nito ay ang ating kabayan na si Tanmoya. Habang sumailalim siya ng medical treatment sa mga health facilities dito sa Kuwait, nagkusang […]

CORONAVIRUS: KUWAIT OFW QUARANTINE DAY #78 – Inspecting the Country’s COVID-19 Situation

May 28, 2020 “Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.” -Tacitus- As May ends, everyone hopes for his or her country to return to its standard days. However, the authorities are not reckless in lifting the implemented precautionary measures. Therefore, they decided to study and examine further the COVID-19 situation […]

CORONAVIRUS:KUWAIT OFW QUARANTINE DAY #49-The Economic Repercussions of the Pandemic

April 29, 2020, Wednesday “Close scrutiny will show that most ‘ crises’ are opportunities to either advance or stay where you are.” – Maxwell Maltz As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put significant pressure on our healthcare systems and public services, many employers and laborers have been forced to suspend their commercial activities due to […]

CORONAVIRUS:KUWAIT OFW QUARANTINE DAY #18 -The Effectivity of Quarantine

March 29, 2020, Monday “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.” Peter Drucker Many countries implemented community quarantine to fight the coronavirus pandemic. However, it does not end there. Regular assessment of its effectivity must be done to improve the weak points of the implementation. […]

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