Hundreds of Filipino workers leave Kuwait amid diplomatic row

More than 300 Filipino domestic workers left Kuwait for the Philippines on Wednesday, availing of their government's offer of a free flight home. They join an estimated 2,000 workers who have returned to the southeast Asian nation since January 29, according to the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration. The move to repatriate citizens from the Gulf state follows the death of several Filipino workers, including 29-year-old Joanna Demafelis, who was found in her employer's freezer last...

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