December 2, 2021, 7:42 am
Molnupiravir has arrived, but what is it to you? | The MiNT

Molnupiravir has arrived, but what is it to you?

Merck has licensed Aurobindo Pharma, and Indian pharma manufacturer that supplies the drug to low and middle income countries.
Comelec grants extension for Marcos’ response vs DQ petitions | The MiNT

Comelec grants extension for Marcos’ response vs petitions

Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez announced on Thursday through an online post that Marcos’ request has been granted.
Senators present at budget hearings negative for Covid | The MiNT

Senators present at budget hearings negative for Covid

“This incident will allow us to review the existing protocols as a similar incident happened during the budget hearings last year..."
Science students publish informative COVID-19 book | The MiNT

Science students publish informative COVID-19 book

“We wish to inspire other STEM students that at a young age, they too can share the results of their research project,” says Dr Larroder.
DBM nearly completes release of 2021 budget by end-October | The MiNT

DBM nearly completes release of 2021 budget by end-October

Allotments for other automatic appropriations amounting to ₱34.10 billion have also been released,” Mr Diokno pointed out.
Illegal text blasters' identity with aid from NBI, PNP | The MiNT

Illegal text blasters’ identity with aid from NBI, PNP

“The NTC is seeking the assistance of PNP and NBI to identify the equipment or device used and the person...behind the transmission...”
Boosters not to be taken from the primary vaccine batch—DOH | The MiNT

Boosters not to be taken from the primary vaccine batch—DOH

DOH Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire reiterated that booster jabs are voluntary and not mandatory for the health workers.
Booster shots for health workers ready by 17 Nov | The MiNT

Booster shots for health workers ready by 17 Nov

For those who were given Sinovac, according to the agency, "Sinovac will be offered as a booster for those that had Sinovac..."
Eleazar to focus on peace and order in the Senate | The MiNT

Eleazar to focus on peace and order in the Senate

“We saw the challenge of our police personnel with regards to discipline as well as other things that I have observed being part of the PNP."
Pharmally execs arrested in Davao City | The MiNT

Pharmally execs arrested in Davao City

The Darganis went into hiding, and Senate security agents were unable to locate them in their three condominium apartments.
PH's speedy internet economy to surpass $40B in 2025 | The MiNT

PH’s speedy internet economy to surpass $40B in 2025

"Despite rapid growth in the last 18 months, there remains significant headroom since the Philippines has the lowest digital consumer..."
Do not vote for candidates who are anti-poor—Bishop Pabillo | The MiNT

Do not vote for candidates who are anti-poor—Bishop Pabillo

The bishop cited environmental concerns on Palawan island over mining, which has allegedly caused landslides and fish deaths.
President Duterte hints at running for VP next year | The MiNT

President Duterte hints at running for VP next year

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go on Saturday filed for presidency under the Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan (PDDS) party.
Isko not keen on bringing back US Bases | The MiNT

Isko not keen on bringing back US Bases

He would strengthen the country's capabilities to defend PH waters and ensure unhindered access for fishermen to bountiful fishing grounds...
Duterte-Carpio is Marcos Jr's running mate in 2022 | The MiNT

Duterte-Carpio is Marcos Jr’s running mate in 2022

PFP did not issue certificates of nomination and acceptance and has no official candidates for Vice President or Senators in 2022.
Funding for booster shots should be in 2022 nat’l budget | The MiNT

Funding for booster shots should be in 2022 nat’l budget

“The recent survey by Bloomberg that our country is the least resilient ...the worst place to be in during the pandemic...”
Comelec tackles CoC concerns before deadline | The MiNT

Comelec tackles CoC concerns before deadline

“Filipinos love going on the last day...they may flock to the offices to withdraw since personal appearance is a requirement”...
205 nuisance candidates to be removed from 2022 polls | The MiNT

205 nuisance candidates to be removed from 2022 polls

"For the position of president, the Comelec has filed 82 petitions, 15 for vice president, and 108 for those who filed for...senator"...
More schools want to join in-face pilot classes—DepEd | The MiNT

More schools want to join in-face pilot classes—DepEd

Based on the assessment conducted by the DepEd and the DOH, 484 of 638 schools passed the criteria for low-risk status for COVID-19.
Should we be worrying over PH's growing debts? | The MiNT

Should we be worrying over PH’s growing debts?

Our credit rating is not affected and consumers and the government can still avail of favorable credit terms," Senator Angara explains.

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