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Estahloun campaign: honouring the contribution of domestic workers

Estahloun campaign: honouring the contribution of domestic workers

The Estahloun campaign, organised by the Flower Company and a project with the United Nations' International Organisation for Migration Qatar Office, on Friday distributed yellow roses to domestic workers at the Katara - Cultural Village to honour their contribution.

QIIB launches card for domestic workers

QIIB launches card for domestic workers

QIIB has announced the launch of its latest bank payment solutions – a card for domestic workers, thus becoming the first Islamic bank in Qatar to launch such an initiative.

Simplified National Address registration for domestic workers

Simplified National Address registration for domestic workers

To simplify the National Address registration process, domestic workers can authorise their employers to submit the application after filling it out and getting it signed by the worker concerned ...

Opening bank accounts for domestic workers made easier

Opening bank accounts for domestic workers made easier

Qatar has eased the process of opening a bank account to allow domestic workers to send money to their families from the safety of their homes amid the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Employers asked to open bank accounts for domestic workers

Employers asked to open bank accounts for domestic workers

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has urged all employers to open bank accounts for their domestic workers.

Philippine domestic workers to be hired through QVC

Philippine domestic workers to be hired through QVC

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Thursday that domestic workers from the Philippines will be recruited through the Qatar Visa Centre in Manila from March 15.

Domestic workers to be recruited through Qatar Visa Centres

Domestic workers to be recruited through Qatar Visa Centres

A new service allowing visa procedures for domestic workers to be carried out through Qatar Visa Centres (QVCs) located abroad will be launched by mid-August, after the Eid al-Adha holidays ...

WIZA to provide trained temporary domestic workers

WIZA to provide trained temporary domestic workers

The CEO of labour recruitment company WIZA has said the firm would provide skilled temporary domestic workers to Qatari families and families of residents according to their needs and demands.

Duterte apologises to Kuwait for 'harsh' words

Duterte apologises to Kuwait for 'harsh' words

The spat began in February when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer's freezer in the Gulf state.

Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in February prohibited workers heading to Kuwait following the murder of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in her employer's freezer.

Philippines seeks explanation as Kuwait expels envoy

Philippines seeks explanation as Kuwait expels envoy

The two nations had been working to resolve differences sparked by the murder of a Philippine maid, whose body was found stuffed in her employer's freezer in Kuwait earlier this year.

Kuwait orders Philippines ambassador to leave in domestic workers dispute

Kuwait orders Philippines ambassador to leave in domestic workers dispute

Kuwait on Wednesday ordered the Philippines ambassador to leave within a week and recalled its own envoy for consultations after embassy staff tried to "rescue" Filipino domestic workers amid reports of abuse.