DUBAI: Kuwait and the Philippines have signed an agreement regulating some working conditions for domestic workers in the Gulf State, Kuwait’s state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday. The deal may end a two-month crisis sparked by…
LAHORE: At least four people, two children among them, were burnt to death after a fire broke out in a house in a neighborhood of Lahore on Friday night. Police said the fire erupted in a servant quarter of the house in Wapda Town, where…
LAHORE: Police have recovered a teenage domestic worker from the residence of anchorperson Gharidah Farooqui, who, the child’s parent alleged, kept his daughter in illegal detention, ARY News reported. Muhammad Munir, the father of…
JAKARTA: Indonesia will stop sending new domestic workers to 21 Middle Eastern countries, reports said Tuesday, after the recent execution of two Indonesian women in Saudi Arabia angered Jakarta.
ABU DHABI: Gulf labour ministers Tuesday agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestic staff to improve the widely criticised working conditions of over 2.4 million foreign maids, an official said.