Canadian Envoy: ‘Crab Mentality’ Holding Filipinos Back

DAVAO CITY — The Filipinos’ crab mentality may be hindering the Philippines from progress, a foreign diplomat winding up his stint in the country said. Canadian Ambassador Peter Sutherland described the Filipino people as “resilient” but he said they should conquer their “crab mentality” to attain real development. “Some people do have the tendency to […]

FHD, PBSP Ink Commitment For Zambo-SIBUGAY Eeducation Initiatives

Davao City – MADRID-based Spanish non-government organization Fundacion Humanismo Y Democracia (H+D) and the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) recently signed a Memorandum of Commitment for the education project in Sibugay and Zamboanga City. Present to sign the commitment which was held at the PLDT Building in Makati were Señor Raphael Rodriguez Ponga Y […]

UIC Grade School Kids Donate Books, Magazines for ARMM Pupils

UIC pupils sort out reading materials which they later donated to their counterparts (next photo) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao University of the Immaculate Conception (UIC), Davao City – WHAT a beautiful world it is when people see children helping other kids, more so if the recipients are children in depressed and conflict […]

Govt. Releases P50-M For Basilan’s Highway

Isabela City, Basilan – FOLLOWING through on the “humanitarian invasion” that President Arroyo launched when she visited this province last Aug. 14, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) released an initial amount of P50-million to jumpstart the construction of the 86-kilometer circumferential road in this province. Secretary Jesus G. Dureza, presidential adviser on […]