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Will You Work in Construction for Php500 a Day? Builders Warn Pay Not Enough to Attract Laborers for Massive Infra Plan

Employees prefer to work in offices rather than under the sun or rain, says construction industry leader

A key stakeholder in the construction industry has called for a wage increase in the sector to attract enough manpower to support the government’s ambitious infrastructure projectsPhilippine Constructors’ Association (PCA) Executive Director Ibarra “Barry” Paulino said the industry is having a hard ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 28, 2018 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Pinoy Designer Began Fixing Houses in the US, Now Has a Multi-Million Peso Construction Business in PH

MJ Ringor’s company integrates design and construction, lessening the stress of building

Some of the projects that MJ Ringor's Mundo Design + Build has worked on include (from left) Hotel 101, TNS Global Market Research Philippines, and the Microsoft office in ManilaNo project is too small for MJ Ringor. When his company, Mundo Design ...

by Paul John Caña  | August 09, 2017 04:00:00
Business Ideas

'Accidental entrepreneur' saves a tile company, his team's jobs and earns SME honors

iMIC’s Ric Vincent Atienza recounts the journey to winning big at the Asia CEO Awards

He may have admitted that his company has yet to generate “so much revenue,” but Ric Vincent Atienza, the managing director of iMaverick International Corporation (iMIC,) still managed to come home recently with one of the most prestigious business awards in the ...

by Angelo Cantera  | October 23, 2016 05:00:00