September 22, 2021, 3:36 pm
Paypal opens up crypto dealing this week in UK | The MiNT

Paypal opens up crypto dealing this week in UK

"We are committed to continue working closely with regulators in the UK, and around the world, to offer our support— and meaningfully..."
HK to allow OFWs with vaccine card entry starting 30 August | The MiNT

HK to allow OFWs with vaccine card entry starting 30 August

The Philippines has fully immunized 14.2% of its population against Covid-19. Infections stand at more than 1.85 million, second highest...
Never forget the tragedy unfolding in Hong Kong—journalist | The MiNT

Never forget the tragedy unfolding in Hong Kong—journalist

There is much to be done but the one thing people can do is to provide a voice for those who are now unable to speak...
Globe welcomes UK-based Internet Watch Foundation | The MiNT

Globe welcomes UK-based Internet Watch Foundation

As a champion for the rights of children, Globe recently served as a panel speaker at the Children’s Rights and Business Principles (CRBP)...
Employers: Lockdown is not enough pandemic solution | The MiNT

Employers: Lockdown is not enough pandemic solution

Let us not be fixated on the numbers. Instead, let us intensify and fast-track our vaccination, says the ECOP head.
Virginity tests on female cadets halted | The MiNT

Virginity tests on female cadets halted

A group of United Nations agencies also called for the tests to be abolished, describing the practice as a human rights violation.
Argentina recognizes non-binary citizens | The MiNT

Argentina recognizes non-binary citizens

"There are other identities besides that of man and woman, and they must be respected," says Argentine President Alberto Fernández.
Greater mobility, more open economy on 'next normal' | The MiNT

Greater mobility, more open economy on ‘next normal’

These are all still part of our overarching goal to reopen our economy safely and to keep it that way. We must proceed carefully and seek ...
Face shields remain part of standard health protocols | The MiNT

Face shields remain part of standard health protocols

The policy is based on science, ... wearing a face mask and face shield was almost as good as being vaccinated against COVID-19.
More drink, more often as more lockdowns imposed—survey | The MiNT

More drink, more often as more lockdowns imposed—survey

The experience of previous crises suggests that we may see an increase in problematic drinking in the medium term.
APEC region concedes to drive speedy market recovery | The MiNT

APEC region concedes to drive speedy market recovery

The necessity for a waiver is included in the statement to temporarily suspend the intellectual property protections on the vaccines.
Info-sharing tool malware eyed as culprit in data breach | The MiNT

Info-sharing tool malware eyed as culprit in data breach

With less than 50 days to the Games, organizers and government continue to ramp up efforts to prevent cyber attacks from disrupting the games.
ASEAN proposes special envoy, submits choices | The MiNT

ASEAN proposes special envoy, submits choices

The proposal for a special envoy would serve as a mediator in future dialogues between the junta and pro-democracy forces but it failed to...
Employment growth not enough to cover loses until 2023 | The MiNT

Employment growth not enough to cover losses until 2023

The ILO report says the job/employment gap caused by the global crisis will rise to 75 million in 2021 before falling to 23 million in 2022.
Bill seeks 5-day 'mental wellness' leave for workers | The MiNT

Bill seeks 5-day ‘mental wellness’ leave for workers

Such programs will ease the stress among our workers. Employers stand to gain from this as workers receiving such aid can become...
Power supply handling not in the 'most comfortable level' | The MiNT

Power supply handling not in the ‘most comfortable level’

“It is sad to think that the officials who should be overseeing our problems in these times…. are putting politics first.”
PH assured of surplus vaccines from US | The MiNT

PH assured of surplus vaccines from US

"It is part of the help they are giving to allies like the Philippines and other countries that really need it,” says Amb. Romualdez.
Luzon grid no red alerts this summer-DOE | The MiNT

Luzon grid no red alerts this summer-DOE

The Luzon grid is expected to register peak demand of 11,841 MW, as projected by the NGCP but hitting the peak is unlikely.
Microsoft digital training courses for the new normal available | The MiNT

Microsoft digital training courses for the new normal, available

COVID-19 has increased the need for digital skills, and we are committed to meeting that need, however we can—paving the way ...
Skills outweigh experience—LinkedIn study | The MiNT

Skills outweigh experience—LinkedIn study shows

Three in five companies are willing to hire candidates from another industry if the jobseeker has the right qualities, the study says.

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