December 2, 2021, 8:00 am
Helpline system to respond to needs of learners, teachers | The MiNT

Helpline system to respond to needs of learners, teachers

“Responders manning the hotlines can talk to the learners and assess if they need a referral to mental health experts like psychologists...”
POEA pauses deployment of home service worker to Saudi | The MiNT

POEA pauses deployment of home service worker to Saudi

"Under the new verification guidelines, it is not only the employer who is blacklisted but also the address of the employer"...

₱870M released for unemployed SSS members from Jan-Sept

A minimum of 36 contributions, twelve months of which within the 18-month period immediately preceding the month of involuntary separation.
Who betrayed the country in Ayungin spat with China? | The MiNT

Who betrayed the country in Ayungin spat with China?

We should now stand against the Chinese threat...expand and intensify efforts to establish control over the areas within our territories.
Warning vs complacency amid Omicron variant threat | The MiNT

Warning vs complacency amid Omicron variant threat

Malacañan had announced that all incoming flights from countries with confirmed cases of the new variant have been suspended to ensure...
Rights orgs urge ICC to resume drug war probe | The MiNT

Rights orgs urge ICC to resume drug war probe

"What we see is a government that has used domestic mechanisms only to shield perpetrators from international accountability"...
Medicinal plant 'safe' for treating mild Covid-19 symptoms | The MiNT

Medicinal plant ‘safe’ for treating mild Covid-19 symptoms

The study also aims to determine whether standardized tawa-tawa spray-dried extract is effective in alleviating symptoms of the coronavirus.
Robredo supports mandate and the functions of NTF ELCAC | The MiNT

Robredo supports mandate and the functions of NTF-ELCAC

"I want to emphasize today that I am all for the mandate and the functions of ELCAC. In fact, yung Barangay Development Fund,” Robredo said.
Fuel price rollbacks expected next week | The MiNT

Fuel price rollbacks expected next week

The predictions were based on Mean of Platts Singapore (MOPS) and have yet to consider other external components, which means the prices...
Emergence of new COVID-19 variant caused stocks to tumble | The MiNT

Emergence of new COVID-19 variant caused stocks to tumble

"The new variant, designated as B.1.1.529, is still under investigation and tagged as a ‘variant under monitoring’ by the WHO"...
Youth group starts 'no to fake goods' campaign | The MiNT

Youth group starts ‘no to fake goods’ campaign

"When it comes to original goods, their trademarks are not only marks but a symbol of quality of a product”...
Cab drivers want to be included in ₱1B fuel subsidy as PUJs | The MiNT

Cab drivers want to be included in ₱1B fuel subsidy as PUJs

The fuel subsidy would be directly distributed to some 85,000 beneficiaries with valid and existing PPP cards issued by the LandBank...
LTO offers free driver’s ed, test upon license renewal | The MiNT

LTO offers free driver’s ed, test upon license renewal

Drivers renewing their licenses are required to obtain a CDE certificate of completion, which requires passing an evaluation test.
Cebu city barangays have no virus transmission for 40 days | The MiNT

Cebu city barangays have no virus transmission for 40 days

“We cannot afford a relapse, especially since the holidays are coming up. We should keep face masks on and avoid gatherings..."
Manila offers Covid-19 treatment drug for free | The MiNT

Manila offers Covid-19 treatment drug for free

Said to be effective against mild or moderate COVID-19 cases, it reportedly reduces risk of hospitalization and death by around 50 percent.
No COVID-19 cases after a week of DepEd’s pilot test | The MiNT

No COVID-19 cases after a week of DepEd’s pilot test

Less time to clarify lessons, help students' difficulties due to physical distancing are some of the challenges faced.
120 houses in Quezon City smoldered | The MiNT

120 houses in Quezon City smoldered

Firefighters declared the fire out by 2:30 p.m., leaving 120 houses that were burned and 330 individuals affected.
Pfizer/BioNTech trial shows long-term effect for young teens | The MiNT

Pfizer/BioNTech trial shows long-term effect for young teens

Pfizer notes that there are no serious safety concerns observed during the trial; side effects were in line with the other data reported...
Fuel price roll back will be felt this week | The MiNT

Fuel price roll back will be felt this week

Unioil Petroleum Philippines predicted a ₱1.10 to ₱1.20 per liter decrease in diesel prices from November 23 to November 29 in its fuel price projection.
Eleazar vows law enforcement innovation in his agenda | The MiNT

Eleazar vows law enforcement innovation in his agenda

Eleazar underscored the importance of security as part of government’s strategy and agenda in the speedy recovery of the country’s economy.

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