Kuwait gives Philippine ambassador one week to leave country amid maid dispute

Kuwait on Wednesday gave a one-week deadline for the Philippines ambassador to leave the small, oil-rich Gulf Arab nation over a growing diplomatic dispute regarding the abuse of Filipino housemaids and workers in the country.
Kuwait also recalled its own ambassador from Manila over the row, according to a bulletin on the state-run KUNA news agency.
The Philippines had no immediate comment on the decision.
The announcement came after Kuwait summoned the Philippine ambassador over comments he…