Minglanilla mayor calls for review of contract after Sugat stage collapse

Edison Delos Angeles 04/17/2017

  MINGLANILLA town Mayor Elanito Peña wants to determine if the contractor hired to set up the stage for the annual Sugat Kabanhawan followed specifications of the contract. The stage, which was made of steel frames, was…

Sri Lanka garbage dump collapse kills 11

04/15/2017

COLOMBO — The death toll from a collapsed garbage mountain in Sri Lanka’s capital rose to 11 Saturday, officials said, with the disaster destroying 145 homes. Colombo National Hospital spokesperson Pushpa Soysa said two boys and two…

Mall construction halted after crane collapse

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 02/23/2017

Work on the two-story mall along Natalio Bacalso Avenue in Cebu City was halted yesterday on orders of the Office of the Building Official (Obo) a day after a crane collapsed on four houses and injured a…

Iran searches for firefighters after Plasco building collapse

01/20/2017

TEHRAN — A desperate search was underway Friday for around 20 firefighters trapped for 24 hours under the rubble of a Tehran high-rise that collapsed following a fire. Hopes were fading for the men who were still…

Death takes away dream for family to live in one house

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 10/16/2016

ELVIN Cuba Bongo’s dream was for his family to live in one house. And he worked on his dream every weekend to slowly, but surely, build his house in Barangay Maslog, Danao City, hoping to finish it.…

Stoppage order on firm amid worker’s death

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/01/2016

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is set to issue an order to stop the ongoing construction of a residential condominium project in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, after a worker died on Wednesday…

Construction worker crushed to death as wall collapses on him

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/01/2016

A 22-year-old worker died after a concrete wall and steel piles fell on him while working at a construction site along Salvador Extension in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City Wednesday morning. John Eric Llera was welding a large…

Worker dead as wall collapses on him

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 08/31/2016

CEBU CITY–A 20-year-old worker was killed after a concrete wall and steel piles fell on him while working at a construction site along Salvador Extension in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, Wednesday morning. John Eric Llera was welding…

Boy died, girl injured in electric post collapse

Chito O. Aragon 07/08/2015

A boy died and another girl was injured when an electric post fell near them while they were at a barbecue stand in barangay Tinago, Cebu City at 9:30 p.m. last Tuesday. Ralph Bureros, and Desiree Ambros,…

Council wants firm to probe selection process for contractor

06/17/2015

The Cebu City Council wants Cebu Holdings Inc to look into the process in selecting their project contractor following the collapse of Ayala Cinema 5’s ceiling last Monday evening. In today’s council session, Cebu City Councilor Roberto…

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