January 20, 2022, 3:19 am
Farmers hope for a Govt that will curb agri-imports | The MiNT

Farmers hope for a Govt that will curb agri-imports

In 2020, the country's food import dependency ratio was 24.9%, up from 21.56% in 2015, when the Duterte administration took office.
Food supplement, herbal medicine lessen Covid symptoms | The MiNT

Food supplement, herbal medicine lessen Covid symptoms

Tawa-tawa promotes cell production, and prevents platelet destruction. The improvement in the cell bleeding and clotting times provide...
Access to cemeteries restricted from 29 Oct to 2 Nov | The MiNT

Access to cemeteries restricted from 29 Oct to 2 Nov

Because of a projected decrease in the number of Covid-19 active cases, the MMC will enforce shortened curfew hours in NCR from 13 October...
Impact on PH trade, tourism will be felt if China slows down | The MiNT

Impact on PH trade, tourism will be felt if China slows down

The Chinese economy faces near-term downside risks due to deleveraging in the housing market and supply-side restrictions.
138k of 225k OFWs served with vaccination certificates | The MiNT

138k of 225k OFWs served with vaccination certificates

The Government prioritized OFWs and other Filipinos planning to travel abroad who needed proofs of vaccination against COVID-19.
OFWs may apply for 'courtesy lane' use | The MiNT

OFWs may apply for ‘courtesy lane’ use

"There is no need to pay for an appointment on the DFA website, which is the only place to set an appointment."
Earth Chapel in Bulacan showcases greenery, artwork | The MiNT

Earth Chapel in Bulacan showcases greenery, artwork

The chapel was launched to serve as place of prayer to “weary souls” who hope to seek God during the quarantine restrictions.
Foreign travelers warned of fake entry permits by scammers | The MiNT

Foreign travelers warned of fake entry permits by scammers

Only Filipinos, their foreign spouses and children, foreign parents of Filipino minors, and foreign nationals holding immigrant and...
PRA seeks speedy vaccine deliveries to move on | The MiNT

PRA seeks speedy vaccine deliveries to move on

Lockdowns and minimal customer foot traffic have depleted cash reserves, online sales have accounted for just 8 to 15% of total store revenue.
PAL flights to Hong Kong suspended for 2 weeks | The MiNT

PAL flights to Hong Kong suspended for 2 weeks

PAL advised passengers affected by the suspension to rebook, refund, or convert their tickets into a travel voucher. Fees for rebooking...
Indonesia's COVID-19 booster jabs to be given early 2022 | The MiNT

Indonesia’s COVID-19 booster jabs to be given early 2022

Earlier, the World Health Organization has called for halting the use of coronavirus booster shots until the end of September.
Brunei asks for Pinoy health workers amid cap | The MiNT

Brunei asks for Pinoy health workers amid cap

Swab test results and roundtrip transfers must be submitted before their workers are issued temporary visas on arrival.
Blue Origin sues NASA over acquisition process | The MiNT

Blue Origin sues NASA over acquisition process

“The issues identified in this procurement and its outcomes must be addressed to restore fairness, create competition, and ensure a safe...
Poe seeks assessment on plight of MSMEs amid pandemic | The MiNT

Poe seeks assessment on plight of MSMEs amid pandemic

The food service industry...is among the top MSME groups gravely affected by the changing and shifting quarantine restrictions...
28 2GO crew members found positive for COVID-19 | The MiNT

28 2GO crew members found positive for COVID-19

The remaining 25 are on the ship with a doctor monitoring their health. There are no more passengers on board while docked at Batangas Port.
Travelers faked swab test results, will be charged later | The MiNT

Travelers faked swab test results, will be charged later

Although Zamboanga City is in a relaxed quarantine status, its COVID-19 task force still strictly maintains borders over land, sea, and air.
TIME tags Siargao one of World’s Greatest Places of 2021 | The MiNT

TIME tags Siargao one of World’s Greatest Places of 2021

TIME’s World’s Greatest Places focuses on paying tribute to 100 locations where people, businesses, and industries...
Tourism industry players commits share to end plastic waste | The MiNT

Tourism industry players commits share to end plastic waste

The global initiative highlights much of the plastics used in tourism are the single-use type and are often not recycleable.
'Best day ever!' Richest guy Jeff Bezos flies to space | The MiNT

‘Best day ever!’ Richest guy Jeff Bezos flies to space

“Space is something that I have been in love with since I was 5 years old,” Jeff Bezos recounted in an interview in 2014.
A high school graduate joins Jeff Bezos to space | The MiNT

A high school graduate joins Jeff Bezos to space

A few limitations on who can take a New Shepard flight: Must be 18 years or older; in good physical shape to climb seven flights of stairs...

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