September 22, 2021, 4:36 pm
Thais upcycle plastic bottles into PPE suits | The MiNT

Thais upcycle plastic bottles into PPE suits

"Sometimes even if you have money, you can't buy...now we're making it out of upcycling plastic bottles, so what was trash is now valuable..."
Pope still seeks dialogue on bishop appointments | The MiNT

Pope still seeks dialogue on bishop appointments

The appointment of bishops is a major hurdle in Vatican-China relations for decades. While the Vatican insisted on appointing bishops...
Duterte in panic mode over overpriced supplies—Lacson | The MiNT

Duterte in panic mode over overpriced supplies—Lacson

Senator Gordon showed a 2017 video of former presidential economic adviser Michael Yang and Pharmally officials with the president in Davao...
Singapore 80% fully vaccinated, collective effort cited | The MiNT

Singapore 80% fully vaccinated, collective effort cited

"It is the result of the collective effort of many people working behind the scenes, and the people of Singapore coming forward..."
Former DBM personnel grilled for overpriced masks, shields | The MiNT

Former DBM personnel grilled for overpriced masks, shields

A former Department of Budget and Management's (DBM) procurement service officer was at a loss for words when asked why they...
'All vaccines recognized as clinically safe, effective' | The MiNT

‘All vaccines recognized as clinically safe, effective’

The Cagayan de Oro Archdiocese has issued a letter to clergymen and churchgoers urging them to help allay fears and doubts...
Security info alert wards off possible intruders | The MiNT

Security info alert wards off possible intruders

Wiz found the problem was on Microsoft’s Cosmos DB database on 09 August and notified Microsoft on 12 August, according to Luttwak.
QC mayor bats on statistics agency for census inaccuracy | The MiNT

QC mayor bats on statistics agency for census inaccuracy

“The numbers presented by the PSA are not merely statistics but will ultimately impact the services the city provides to its citizens..."
'Build, build, build' to drive economic recovery | The MiNT

‘Build, build, build’ to drive economic recovery

Growth-affirming projects that link centers of economic activity open frontier areas to new development, enhance value-chains...
Poly Network's hacked funds returned, mostly | The MiNT

Poly Network’s hacked funds returned, mostly

Also known as DeFi, its peer-to-peer transactions focus in allowing users to transfer or swap tokens across different blockchains.
Nothing yet on probe on summer's 'forced outages' by GenCos | The MiNT

Nothing yet on probe on summer’s ‘forced outages’ by GenCos

The power firms will be meted with fines and penalties primarily for breaching their allowable forced outages, which were anchored...
'CoA performs constitutional authority'—finance, academe | The MiNT

‘CoA performs constitutional authority’—finance, academe

"Due respect and attention must be accorded to the Commission’s exercise of its powers and discharge of its duties under the Constitution..."
Bishop to continue fight amidst 'injustice and discord' | The MiNT

Bishop to continue fight amidst ‘injustice and discord’

I will devote myself to the poor...to those who are on the peripheries and in the margins of society. I hope you will accept my presence.”
'I will stand for Duque even if it will bring me down'—PRRD | The MiNT

‘I will stand for Duque even if it will bring me down’—PRRD

"The rating does not really matter to me. Ang gusto ko lang magtrabaho nang matino, whatever judgment you give to me, I don’t give a sh*t...”
Humanitarian org seeks vaccine donations from rich nations | The MiNT

Humanitarian org seeks vaccine donations from rich nations

"These coming weeks are critical for scaling up treatment, testing, and vaccinations in every corner of all countries in Southeast Asia..."
Pandemic restrictions cited to extend voter registration | The MiNT

Pandemic restrictions cited to extend voter registration

"Extending voter registration is all the more a prudent thing to do and is also already an imperative as we have just and heavier reasons..."
PH has highest loss in working hours in SE Asia—ILO | The MiNT

PH has highest loss in working hours in SE Asia—ILO

The Philippines was among the countries which had the longest and strictest quarantine measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 which began...
Lawsuit to be filed against WeChat for its ‘youth mode’ | The MiNT

Lawsuit to be filed against WeChat for its ‘youth mode’

WeChat's "youth mode", when turned on, limits young users' access to some games and functions, such as payments or finding nearby friends.
Unpaid taxes caused unregistered Lyka to halt ops | The MiNT

Unpaid taxes caused unregistered Lyka to halt ops

The BIR “will evaluate” the other tax dues Lyka owes since it served as a payment system operator despite being unregistered to do so.
Masks, vaccination required as Met, Broadway reopen | The MiNT

Masks, vaccination required as Met, Broadway reopen

"As we get ready for Broadway's big comeback, the entire theater community is committed to the highest level of public health standards..."

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