December 2, 2021, 9:22 am
Health protocol violations considered election offenses | The MiNT

Health protocol violations considered election offenses

Violation by the candidates of the minimum public health and safety protocols will be considered election offenses.
PH welcomes fully-vaxxed travelers from green countries | The MiNT

PH welcomes fully-vaxxed travelers from green countries

From 16 to 30 November, countries in the Green list—classified as low risk based on coronavirus disease incidence rate and case count—are...
Cebu city barangays have no virus transmission for 40 days | The MiNT

Cebu city barangays have no virus transmission for 40 days

“We cannot afford a relapse, especially since the holidays are coming up. We should keep face masks on and avoid gatherings..."
Manila offers Covid-19 treatment drug for free | The MiNT

Manila offers Covid-19 treatment drug for free

Said to be effective against mild or moderate COVID-19 cases, it reportedly reduces risk of hospitalization and death by around 50 percent.

OVP makes molnupiravir accessible to eligible patients

The COVID-19 drug, in pill form, will be used for the treatment mild to moderate COVID-19 cases. The first shipment landed on 17 November.
First recorded Filipino supercentenarian dies at 124

First recorded Filipino supercentenarian dies at 124

Senior Citizens Party-list Rep Rodolfo Ordanes has filed a resolution to grant Lola Iska a cash gift of ₱1M for her monumental achievement...
Pfizer/BioNTech trial shows long-term effect for young teens | The MiNT

Pfizer/BioNTech trial shows long-term effect for young teens

Pfizer notes that there are no serious safety concerns observed during the trial; side effects were in line with the other data reported...
Fuel price roll back will be felt this week | The MiNT

Fuel price roll back will be felt this week

Unioil Petroleum Philippines predicted a ₱1.10 to ₱1.20 per liter decrease in diesel prices from November 23 to November 29 in its fuel price projection.
3-day vaccination drive slated on 29 Nov to 01 Dec | The MiNT

3-day vaccination drive slated on 29 Nov to 01 Dec

Schools, gymnasiums, fast food chains, malls, and workplaces nationwide will be transformed into vaccination sites to make sure...
'The days of the elites are over'—Isko Moreno | The MiNT

‘The days of the elites are over’—Isko Moreno

He vowed to improve waste management by introducing technologies in waste disposal and expand recycling facilities in the country.
Motorists given until 29 Nov to claim their license plates | The MiNT

Motorists given until 29 Nov to claim their license plates

Appointment will be needed for those not included in the aforementioned dates. There are penalties if they fail to claim their plates...
Defensor files bike infra bill amid oil price surge | The MiNT

Defensor files bike infra bill amid oil price surge

The bill requires the establishment of parking racks, off-street shelters, service centers. specialized traffic signs, and signals...
'Microtargeting' voters banned for the 2022 elections—Comelec | The MiNT

‘Microtargeting’ voters banned for the 2022 elections—Comelec

Investigations on the infamous Cambridge Analytica scandal during the United States 2016 elections raised awareness on the microtargeting...
$600M ADB loan approved for PH health services | The MiNT

$600M ADB loan approved for PH health services

"The program is part of the ADB’s Country Partnership Strategy for the Philippines on “increasing social investments in Filipinos...”
E-sabong bill consequence to Filipinos not considered—PCEC | The MiNT

E-sabong bill consequence to Filipinos not considered—PCEC

"As the current situation stands now, gambling has already been causing serious problems to many Filipinos"...
Metro execs defer mobility restriction of minors to IATF | The MiNT

Metro execs defer mobility restriction of minors to IATF

The decision is to further weigh in on the issue through the medical experts’ opinion because the safety of our citizens is at stake here.
Govt continues to ignore health workers' plight—AHW | The MiNT

Govt continues to ignore health workers’ plight—AHW

“Health budget cuts will...further weaken of public health as the government increasingly abandons its primary obligation to protect..."
Petition to cancel senatorial aspirant Tulfo’s COC filed | The MiNT

Petition to cancel senatorial aspirant Tulfo’s COC filed

The bigamy case filed against him was also not detailed in his COC, which is important information that should not be withheld from voters...
ATM cards with PhilSys intended to open bank accounts | The MiNT

ATM cards with PhilSys intended to open bank accounts

ATM holder could make financial transactions as pay bills and buy products and services online; also allow them to save and withdraw cash.
Comelec denies applications of 126 out of 270 party-lists | The MiNT

Comelec denies applications of 126 out of 270 party-lists

According to Guanzon, the poll body will decide on the cases by December sixth before they prepare the ballot on the 15th.

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