June 16, 2021, 5:55 pm
A doodle from Google about PH Independence Day | The MiNT

A doodle from Google about PH Independence Day

Filipinos celebrate the meaning of freedom and reflect on the cost it takes to enjoy it. Google included a few texts on Philippine history...
Competition-cooperation: EU seeks a balance to face China | The MiNT

Competition-cooperation: EU seeks a balance to face China

"We need to figure out the proper way of balancing between areas of cooperation and areas of pushback," says Wolfgang Ischinger.
ILO-UNICEF reports 160 million child laborers around the world | The MiNT

ILO-UNICEF reports 160 million child laborers around the world

The report reveals the pandemic endangers progress in regions where there has been some headway since 2016, including Asia and the Pacific.
8 barangay captains held liable for mass gatherings | The MiNT

8 barangay captains held liable for mass gatherings

Among those charged are the barangay chiefs with jurisdictions over the Gubat sa Ciudad swimming incident, the viral boxing matches...
COVAX shipment landed with 2.28 million Pfizer-BioNTech jabs | The MiNT

COVAX shipment landed with 2.28 million Pfizer-BioNTech jabs

"WHO urges the National Task Force and the local government units to establish mechanisms to increase accessibility to vaccination..."
Speedy vaccine rollout crucial to recovery | The MiNT

BSP: Speedy vaccine rollout crucial to recovery

Boosting consumer spending is also crucial. “It's really consumer confidence at this time that is the name of the game," says BSP Gov Diokno.
Tax hike on private schools violates intent of the law | The MiNT

Tax hike on private schools violates intent of the law

If the BIR-imposed rate remains, “more schools will be forced to close down or raise their tuition and other fees to the detriment of ...”
Govt studies which brands to give young population | The MiNT

Govt studies which brands to give young population

Experts are saying we cannot eliminate COVID-19 if the whole population is not vaccinated, because kids are the most mobile.
Sotto considers reconvening Senate panel | The MiNT

Sotto considers reconvening Senate panel

The push for the most recent purchase consideration came from Budget Secretary Wendell Avisado, which is on top of the ₱82 billion already ...
Private sectors don't need to donate vax to Govt | The MiNT

Concepcion: Private sectors don’t need to donate vax to Govt

The Government would no longer need the donation. Concepcion says the private sector would support vaccination in the NCR Plus 8.

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