September 22, 2021, 3:44 pm
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...
PH reports Delta variant with 16 new cases | The MiNT

PH reports Delta variant with 16 new cases

"Choose to be protected against COVID-19 by continuously following the minimum public health standards and with vaccination,” says the DOH.
New connecting route opens in Central Luzon | The MiNT

New connecting route opens in Central Luzon

The four-lane toll-free Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX), an 18km portion of it, is open for motorists after its recent inauguration.
Meat importation causes food prices to soar | The MiNT

Meat importation causes food prices to soar

The country’s total meat importations reached 581,827.61 metric tons in the first six months of 2021, up 44% compared with a year earlier.
British soccer fans look forward to “Freedom Day” | The MiNT

British soccer fans look forward to “Freedom Day”

Britain’s full reopening was scheduled last month but was delayed due to spike of cases among young people who have been vaccinated recently.
Pacquiao's plane makes emergency landing in Japan | The MiNT

Pacquiao’s plane makes emergency landing in Japan

The medical emergency was addressed after medical personnel in HND entered the airplane and provided the medical support.
Study shows chemicals in plastic wastes corrupt food chain | The MiNT

Study shows chemicals in plastic wastes corrupt food chain

The report confirms the insidious damage of plastic wastes to human health caused by contamination of the food chain in importing ...
IATF policies unconditional, must be observed–Duterte | The MiNT

IATF policies unconditional, must be observed–Duterte

Malacañan went as far as ordering the diversion of international flights bound for Mactan-Cebu to NAIA from 29 May until 05 June ...
Australians on high alert to curb spread of Delta variant | The MiNT

Australians on high alert to curb spread of Delta variant

On the latest count, only 4% of Australia’s adult population of 20 million are fully vaccinated while about 25% had their first dose.
US-PH just completed agriculture program on pathogens | The MiNT

US-PH just completed agriculture program on pathogens

The program addresses emerging challenges within the agriculture sector, detection and surveillance of avian influenza, and ASF.

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