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‘No ransom for 5 construction workers’

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The city government is sticking to its no-ransom policy in response to the kidnapping of five construction workers on Saturday,.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 17th, 2017

Fresh cement swallows 2 laborers

TWO construction workers yesterday died in a tragedy that struck the Ayala Mall construction site in Bacolod City. Police Regional Office 6 director Chief Supt. Cesar Hawthorne Binag identified the fatalities as Doddy Boy Mallorca, 30, a resident of Manapla, Negros Occidental and Hercalo Abraham, 36, of Magsungay, Bacolod City.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Vintage bomb found at resort

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines  — Construction workers discovered a vintage bomb at a resort in Sitio Murok, Barangay Pasonanca in this city before noon on Thur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 4th, 2017

Canadians rally behind ailing Filipino who needs medical care, permanent status

  RED DEER, Alberta -- The University of Calgary dormitory reminds Alfredo Aguilar, 45, of the days when he helped lay down its 54 concrete floors, along with other construction workers.   The building is only one of the many prominent structures Aguilar helped build. Back in the Philippines, he was a farmer from his hometown in Pangasinan.   It was in 2009 when he decided to try his luck in Canada and landed a job as a vegetable packer in Ontario. "I was supposed to work as a construction worker in Calgary, but because of the recession got moved to Ontario," said the father of two boys.   In 2013, he decided to move to Alberta to take on ...Keep on reading: Canadians rally behind ailing Filipino who needs medical care, permanent status.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2017

W. Visayas needs more construction, ICT workers

By: Perla Lena CONSTRUCTION and the information communication technology (ICT) are the topmost priority industries for employment and also have the most hard-to-fill vacancies in Western Visayas. This was the result of the 2017 validation for the Project Jobs Fit conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and presented before members of the media […] The post W. Visayas needs more construction, ICT workers appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

14 feared dead in Malaysian landslide

TANJUNG BUNGAH, Malaysia: Two workers were found dead and 12 others were missing Saturday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular Malaysian tourist island of Penang, officials said. Rescuers rushed to the Tanjung Bungah area on the north of Penang after the accident was reported just before 9 a.m. (0100 GMT), the [...] The post 14 feared dead in Malaysian landslide appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Search on for 2 missing workers at El Nido

      CITY OF CALAPAN---Authorities are looking for two persons who were reported missing since Monday afternoon after venturing into the sea on separate occasions off El Nido in Palawan province.   Report reaching Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan (Mimaropa) police office disclosed that one of the missing persons was identified as Rafael Canillas Jr., 32, a construction worker from Novaliches, Quezon City.   Canillas disappeared after he was dragged by a receding big wave while swimming with four co-workers at Lio Beach in Barangay (village) Libertad.   Report said Canillas was reported missing at around 11:57 a.m. but the...Keep on reading: Search on for 2 missing workers at El Nido.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 17th, 2017

Metro Manila construction workers need pay hike – ABS-CBN News

ABS-CBN News Metro Manila construction workers need pay hikeABS-CBN NewsMANILA – The salary of construction workers in Metro Manila should be increased to compensate for the cost of getting stuck in traffic jams, the head of one of the country’s largest construction firms said Monday. The adjustment could be around P200 to … and more »… link: Metro Manila construction workers need pay hike – ABS-CBN News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Graduating class of Escuela Taller of Bohol ready to help restore earthquake-damaged built heritage

A total of 48 young men and women completes the one-year training program in traditional construction and conservation techniques for masonry, carpentry and wall finishing. This group of young people are now part of a unique pool of specialists and skilled workers in conservation aptly called Heritage Protectors......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2017

Qatar must protect construction workers from lethal heat, rights group says

Qatar must protect construction workers from lethal heat, rights group says.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2017

4 bodies found in rainwater tank

BATANGAS, Philippines — Four construction workers were found dead in a rainwater tank in Sitio Barandal, Barangay San Francisco, Lipa, Batangas yesterday mor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 19th, 2017

Davao’s construction industry needs more workers

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 6 Sept) – Major construction players said there is a shortage of workers in the real estate industry in Davao City, following an aggressive expansion of major firms here. Davao Constructors Association Center Inc. (DCACI) president Michael U. Te told a business forum on Tuesday that the demand for workers has [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 6th, 2017

3 workers escape from Sayyaf captors

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Three of the four construction workers kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu escaped from their captors and were recovered in Tal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2017

3 kidnapped construction workers escape Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — Three of the four kidnapped construction workers escaped from the Abu Sayyaf group and were rescued Friday morning in a village.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2017

DTI to construction firms: Recruit more workers

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Trade and Industry(DTI) is urging construction firms to implement better compensation and benefit plans to attract en.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2017

CDC rushes construction of DOTr building

CLARK, Pampanga, Philippines – Workers are rushing to finish the renovation of a building at the freeport here that will house the main office of the Departm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2017

Worker escapes from Sayyaf captors

ZAMBOANGA CITY , Philippines  – One of the five construction workers kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf bandits in Patikul, Sulu on Saturday has escaped from his captor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2017

Abu Sayyaf demands P1M for each of 5 construction workers seized in Sulu - InterAksyon

Abu Sayyaf demands P1M for each of 5 construction workers seized in Sulu - InterAksyon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2017

Abu Sayyaf kidnaps construction workers in Jolo ahead of Duterte visit

Abu Sayyaf kidnaps construction workers in Jolo ahead of Duterte visit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2017

Sayyaf men kidnap 5 workers in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits took five construction workers in Patikul, Sulu yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 15th, 2017

Before Duterte s visit to Sulu, Abu Sayyaf takes 5 new hostages

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen defied warnings of President Duterte in seizing five construction workers and demanding P1 million for each in r.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 15th, 2017