Saudi and Philippines authorities are investigating an incident in which a maid from the Philippines was allegedly scalded with water deliberately poured down her back, a Saudi newspaper reported on Thursday.
The case was likely t
New restrictions on employing foreign domestic workers will be drawn up to combat "mafias" that force women to work as housemaids in Bahrain, said a senior government official.
Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan said that t
Migrants' rights activists in Indonesia welcomed on Friday the government's decision to pay $1.8 million to free one of its citizens on death row in Saudi Arabia, just days before she was to be executed for murdering her employer.
A woman, who claimed she was duped into working as a housemaid without pay for three months, left Bahrain without her belongings.
Nawab Bibi Haneef earlier claimed she travelled to Bahrain on a visit visa after being promised work
An Indian, described by his lawyer as the "most stupid" person he has ever seen, has been awarded a death sentence by a UAE court for murdering a maid, said a report.
The man, who worked as a cook for a UAE government of
An Ethiopian maid was allegedly kidnapped by three men outside her employer's home as she took out the rubbish.
It is claimed the 28-year-old was blindfolded, gagged and bundled into a car in broad daylight, said a report in t
The UAE is set to sign an agreement with the Philippines to protect maids who are currently not covered by the country’s labour laws, said a report.
The agreement on household service workers (HSWs) is expected to stop contr
Saudi Arabia will allow new recruitment firms to bring in more maids from different countries in a move to curb black marketing of domestic workers, a report said.
The Labour Ministry of the kingdom will give 10 manpower companies
People who employ runaway housemaids in Bahrain could be jailed for six months and fined up to BD1,000 ($2,590), warned a top prosecution official.
Hundreds of domestic workers, who flee from their Bahraini sponsors and are illega