June 16, 2021, 7:14 pm
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.
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.
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.

Nurture a culture of integrity to fight corruption

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr points out, "the merest prejudicial disparity in a bid invites a charge of corruption.
PH is one of VPs to the UN General Assembly | The MiNT

PH is one of VPs to the UN General Assembly

The nomination of the Philippines as vice president was an endorsement made by the Asia-Pacific Group through a silence procedure last 12 May.
China hosts ASEAN ministers to discuss challenges in the region | The MiNT

China hosts ASEAN ministers to discuss challenges in the region

The Philippines has repeatedly complained over the presence of Chinese boats moored at a reef it claims and Malaysia last week protested...
China expresses dissatisfaction over US visit to Taiwan | The MiNT

China expresses dissatisfaction over US visit to Taiwan

Taiwan's first tranche of 25 million doses from the United states will be sent through COVAX, a U.N.-backed program to distribute vaccines...
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.

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