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Philippines apologizes to Kuwait for 'emergency' OFW rescues

Apr 24, 2018 - 6:35 PM

(UPDATED) 'This was all done in the spirit of emergency action to protect Filipinos,' says Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano after the OFW rescues angered Kuwait

President Rodrigo Duterte holds a meeting with some members of his Cabinet, including Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on April 23, 2018. Malacañang photo

Philippines vows respect for Kuwait amid OFW rescues

Apr 24, 2018 - 9:09 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte meets with Kuwait's ambassador after the Kuwaiti government protested the rescue of abused OFWs in the Middle Eastern country without proper coordination with local authorities

DAVAO MEETING. President Rodrigo Duterte and Kuwaiti Ambassador Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh exchange pleasantries following their meeting at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on April 23, 2018. Malacañang photo

OFW rescue video that angered Kuwait came from DFA

Apr 23, 2018 - 8:23 PM

The Kuwait rescue video prompted the Kuwaiti government to summon the Philippine ambassador and hand two protest notes

RESCUE OPERATIONS. A viral video from the DFA shows the rescue of distressed OFWs in Kuwait. Screenshot from DFA video