September 22, 2021, 3:54 pm
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.
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.
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.
Time to carry out some long-postponed travel plans | The MiNT

Time to carry out some long-postponed travel plans

Leisure travel will be point-to-point only, with no side trips. Pit stops or stopovers are allowed for eating and for personal necessities.
Megawide economic turn attributed to construction arm | The MiNT

Megawide economic turn attributed to construction arm

It is capitalizing on advanced pre-cast technology, vertically integrated platforms, and other support services to drive performance.
3rd Mactan-Cebu bridge 70 percent complete | The MiNT

3rd Mactan-Cebu bridge 70 percent complete

CCLEX is a project of CCLEC in partnership with the local government units of Cebu City and Cordova, an adjacent town of Lapu-Lapu City.
Border restrictions to remain on India, SA countries | The MiNT

Border restrictions to remain on India, SA countries

International tourism is still prohibited and that only foreigners with investors visas are allowed to enter the Philippines.
Traveling exhibit to showcase Pokemon Fossil Museum | The MiNT

Traveling exhibit to showcase Pokemon Fossil Museum

The museum will allow guests “compare ‘Kaseki Pokémon; with ‘fossils and paleontology’ found in our world, discover similarities and ...
Passport appointment slots not for sale, strictly via DFA system | The MiNT

Passport appointment slots not for sale, strictly via DFA system

The DFA reiterates that it does not use Facebook or any other social media network to offer or confirm passport application appointments...
US advised citizens to skip PH travel as virus surges on | The MiNT

US advised citizens to skip PH travel as virus surges on

Get fully vaccinated before travel. All travelers should wear a mask, stay six feet from others, avoid crowds and wash their hands.

How to get a COVID-19 RT-PCR test for P900

Leisure travel became stricter as local government units (LGUs) regularly issue guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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