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Worker falls to death from Binondo bldg

A construction worker died after falling from the eighth floor of a building in Binondo, Manila on Wednesday. Victim Rolando Singkal, 43, a worker for AB Construction and residing at Building 24, Aroma Compound, Barangay 105, Zone 9, Tondo, died instantly after falling all the way to the ground floor.….....»»

Category: newsSource: journal journalMay 5th, 2018

OFW falls to death in Saudi

Another overseas Filipino worker (OFW) has died in Saudi Arabia after falling from the house of her employer in Saudi Arabia on Friday, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Tea-infused mooncakes to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival

  Those of us familiar with Chinese mooncakes know that they are served in the Mid-Autumn Festival and are filled with red bean or lotus seed paste, and salted duck eggs. They are sliced into wedges and served with cups of tea to friends and family, ideally while viewing the full moon.   This year, the festival falls on Sept. 24 but people have been nibbling on slices of the small but heavy cakes since mid-August. They are widely available in hotels or in Binondo, but if you prefer something more indulgent, TWG Tea has come out with eight variants (four with a regular crust, four covered with mochi-like "snowskin") available until the 24th.   All are inf...Keep on reading: Tea-infused mooncakes to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Boy, 4, falls to death from 16th floor of resort building

A FOUR-year-old boy died after he fell from the 16th floor of a resort condominium Wednesday afternoon in Parañaque City. The body of Lucky Parana, of 324 Lower Sto Niño, Cogeo, Antipolo, was found impaled on the metal fence at the parking lot at the lower ground of Rio Building….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Robbery, stabbing leave 4 children orphans

THE four children of Amelita Manayon are mourning the death of their father, an overseas worker in the Middle East. They became orphans last Tuesday night after Manayon, 42, was robbed and stabbed to death by three unidentified men inside their house in Barangay Sibago, Pinamungajan. The victim succumbed to stab wounds in the abdomen,… link: Robbery, stabbing leave 4 children orphans.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2018

Car wash worker falls in drug sting

By: Gail T. Momblan A 46-YEAR-OLD car wash worker was arrested for alleged illegal drug peddling, evening of August 26, 2018 at Barangay Calajuhan, Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Winstone Pugao of Project 2, Barangay Sooc, Arevalo, Iloilo City is injail  for selling a plastic sachet of suspected shabu to a police poseur-buyer. Also recovered from Pugao were […] The post Car wash worker falls in drug sting appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

Man arrested over OFW s death in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia authorities have arrested a man in connection to the death of a 52-year-old Filipina household worker, the Department of Foreign Affairs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2018

NBI probes death of ex-OFW under police custody

MANILA, Philippines – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has begun its probe into the death of retired overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Allan Rafael  under the custody of Manila police. Manila Police District (MPD) head Chief Superintendent Rolando Anduyan confirmed this to Rappler by in a phone interview on Friday, August ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

Depressed Manila worker leaps to death

AN employee of the Department of Public Safety (DPS) of the Manila City Hall said to have been experiencing depression reportedly jumped to his death yesterday morning from the roofdeck of a condominium building in Sta. Cruz, Manila. A report from SPO3 Milbert Balinggan of the Manila Police District- Crimes….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

2 laborers die in fall from bldg platform

TWO workers in a building which is under construction died after falling yesterday morning from an improvised platform in Binondo, Manila. Dead on the spot after falling from the fourth floor of the building located at the corner of Lavezares and Sto. Cristo Streets in Binondo were Eduardo Bermas, 60,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 4th, 2018

Call center agent falls to death from ferris wheel

A call center agent died after falling off a ferris wheel he rode in an amusement park in Pasay City on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Suspect who shot laborer dead nabbed

ROXAS City, Capiz – The suspect in the shooting to death of a 34-year-old construction worker at Brgy. Dinginan here Friday morning was arrested in Leganes, Iloilo. The victim, Roland Divinagracia of Brgy. Sibaguan here, succumbed to five gunshot wounds in the body. According to Divinagracia’s wife Jonalyn, the victim was bringing their son to […] The post Suspect who shot laborer dead nabbed appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Probe OFW’s death, DFA presses Saudi

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday said it has requested Saudi authorities to investigate the case of an overseas Filipino worker victim of a hit-and-run incident in Jeddah. The DFA also extended its condolences to the family of the 51-year-old construction worker from Butuan City. “We extend our deepest….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

SoKor gov’t assured speedy justice for Claveria – Go

SPECIAL Assistant to the President (SAP) Lawrence Christopher “Bong” Go assured the family of slain Ilonggo migrant worker Angelo Claveria that the South Korean government is also working to speed up the arrest of the suspect in his death. Go said the case of Claveria, 34, an Overseas Filipino Worker from Cabatuan, Iloilo, was among […] The post SoKor gov’t assured speedy justice for Claveria – Go appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Former sexy actress, mother and son, gov’t worker busted for drugs

Police anti-drugs operations in five provinces resulted in the death of a suspected drug pusher in Rizal and the arrest of a former sexy actress in Pampanga, a mother and son in Batangas, and a government employee in Cagayan, among others. Former sexy actress, mother and son, gov’t worker busted for drugs Police anti-drugs operations… link: Former sexy actress, mother and son, gov’t worker busted for drugs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Nicaraguan dialogue to end crisis falls apart

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Another attempt at church-mediated talks to end a deadly political crisis in Nicaragua fell apart on Monday, June 18, a clergy statement said. With the death toll from almost daily street violence now at 180, opposition groups and Catholic bishops walked out of the discussions, accusing the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2018

Single father’s woes open eyes to state of health services

  Construction worker Joseph Salibio, 38, couldn't imagine life getting worse than it already was, when he could hardly make ends meet for his brood of seven and couldn't find a better job because he never went to school.   But when his wife died in 2016, his eldest daughter had to stop schooling to care for her younger siblings, and one or two kids had to stay with relatives so they could survive.   In January 2017, just months after burying his spouse, Salibio met with Aklan Gov. Florencio Miraflores and poured out his woes as a suddenly single father.   To his surprise, his wife's death would later pave the way to better health for the resi...Keep on reading: Single father’s woes open eyes to state of health services.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Slovaks condemn death of OFW beaten up for defending female companions

The government and people of Slovakia have jointly condemned the death of Filipino overseas worker Henry John Acorda who was beaten up in the streets of the capital Bratislava while preventing a local from harassing his female companions last May 26. Slovaks condemn death of OFW beaten up for defending female companions The government and… link: Slovaks condemn death of OFW beaten up for defending female companions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

Girl falls to death from Quezon City condo

A 13-year-old girl died after she reportedly fell from the 10th floor of a condominium building in Quezon City on Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

NO POLITICS, PLEASE: Government will give justice to Claveria’s death – Bong Go

SPECIAL Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go assured that the Philippine government will help give justice to the death of Angelo Claveria whose skeletal remains were found in South Korea. Go visited the wake of the 34-year-old migrant worker Sunday at his home in Cabatuan, Iloilo hours after his skeletal remains arrived. Go […] The post NO POLITICS, PLEASE: Government will give justice to Claveria’s death – Bong Go appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

ANGELO IS HOME: Another Ilonggo OFW returns in a coffin

By: Jennifer P. Rendon and Louine Hope Conserva AFTER the sensational death of domestic household worker Joanna Demafiles of Sara, Iloilo, another Ilonggo overseas Filipino worker (OFW) came home inside a coffin. Grieving family and relatives wept as the remains of Michael Angelo Claveria, 34, a native of Cabatuan, Iloilo, was wheeled out of the terminal […] The post ANGELO IS HOME: Another Ilonggo OFW returns in a coffin appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018