January 20, 2022, 2:58 am
SoKor in its worst surge, patients die waiting for beds | The MiNT

SoKor in its worst surge, patients die waiting for beds

Patients with low survival rates were admitted only if they sign do-not-resuscitate orders. Others with medical illnesses sign a waiver...
What Ressa did was to all humanity, not just the Filipinos | The MiNT

What Ressa did was to all humanity, not just the Filipinos

"We need to help independent journalism survive...by giving greater protection...and standing up against States which target journalists.
Marian Rivera is one of Miss U 2021 judges | The MiNT

Marian Rivera is one of Miss U 2021 judges

Ms Rivera is an entrepreneur with her own floral business, which has expanded to include homewares and furniture, and a clothing line.
Peace laureate says war between Russia and Ukraine possible | The MiNT

Peace laureate says war between Russia and Ukraine possible

Ressa and Muratov are the first journalists to receive the Nobel since Germany's Carl von Ossietzky in 1935 for revealing the Nazi secret...
South Africa to offer vaccine boosters as Omicron spreads | The MiNT

South Africa to offer vaccine boosters as Omicron spreads

There were positive signs from early hospital data showing that Omicron appears to be causing mainly mild infections...
Clowns comfort children displaced by volcanic eruption | The MiNT

Clowns comfort children displaced by volcanic eruption

"Our hope is that it can bring back children's happiness… there are many kids traumatized because of this eruption, and we hope..."
Japanese billionaire Maezawa blasts off into space | The MiNT

Japanese billionaire Maezawa blasts off into space

Maezawa will upload footage of his flight to his YouTube channel. He had called on his supporters to give him 100 things to do in space.
COVID-19 makes its way to hippos in Belgium zoo | The MiNT

COVID-19 makes its way to hippos in Belgium zoo

Antwerp zoo is still investigating how the animals managed to contract it, despite the condition of the staff; zookeepers...tested negative.
Filipinos stranded in S. Africa advised to contact PH Embassy | The MiNT

Filipinos stranded in S. Africa advised to contact PH Embassy

Filipinos are advised to contact the Philippine Embassy on its mobile/WhatsApp number (+27825569935) or via email (atn.pretoriape@gmail.com).
Volcano in Indonesia erupts again, death toll rises to 22 | The MiNT

Volcano in Indonesia erupts again, death toll rises to 22

People have shared images of lost loved ones on Facebook, pleading for information on their whereabouts. Lava flows damaged a bridge...
Omicron now present in 38 countries, mostly in Europe | The MiNT

Omicron now present in 38 countries, mostly in Europe

The US. government plans to contain Covid during the winter with updated testing requirements for travelers and improved vaccination efforts.
Mudflow mistaken for usual flood, kills 14, injures dozens | The MiNT

Mudflow mistaken for usual flood, kills 14, injures dozens

Locals thought it was the usual floods that came with the rain, except that the flood was hot. The rain also helped them breathe.
Secure border control amid threat of Omicron variant | The MiNT

Secure border control amid threat of Omicron variant

The public has a very important role in the efforts of keeping our borders safe. The citizenry should immediately report...
POEA pauses deployment of home service workers to Saudi | The MiNT

POEA pauses deployment of home service workers to Saudi

"Under the new verification guidelines, it is not only the employer who is blacklisted but also the address of the employer"...
Warning vs complacency amid Omicron variant threat | The MiNT

Warning vs complacency amid Omicron variant threat

Malacañan had announced that all incoming flights from countries with confirmed cases of the new variant have been suspended to ensure...
Rights orgs urge ICC to resume drug war probe | The MiNT

Rights orgs urge ICC to resume drug war probe

"What we see is a government that has used domestic mechanisms only to shield perpetrators from international accountability"...
Emergence of new COVID-19 variant caused stocks to tumble | The MiNT

Emergence of new COVID-19 variant caused stocks to tumble

"The new variant, designated as B.1.1.529, is still under investigation and tagged as a ‘variant under monitoring’ by the WHO"...
Govt bars Ressa from receiving her Nobel Peace Prize | The MiNT

Govt bars Ressa from receiving her Nobel Peace Prize

Ressa’s travel to Norway would be in the interest of the Philippines’ international standing, her absence “would be both conspicuous...”
B.1.1.529 has a 'very unusual constellation' of mutations | The MiNT

B.1.1.529 has a ‘very unusual constellation’ of mutations

South Africa was the first country to detect the Beta variant back in 2020. It is one of only four variants of concern by the WHO...
It's illegal for bosses to call beyond working hours in Portugal | The MiNT

It’s illegal for bosses to call beyond working hours in Portugal

Employees may opt-out anytime from remote work or they can make arrangements with their employers if it's compatible with their job.

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