June 16, 2021, 5:48 pm
ILO-UNICEF reports 160 million child laborers around the world | The MiNT

ILO-UNICEF reports 160 million child laborers around the world

The report reveals the pandemic endangers progress in regions where there has been some headway since 2016, including Asia and the Pacific.

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...
Info-sharing tool malware eyed as culprit in data breach | The MiNT

Info-sharing tool malware eyed as culprit in data breach

With less than 50 days to the Games, organizers and government continue to ramp up efforts to prevent cyber attacks from disrupting the games.
Digital services taxes discriminatory, inconsistent | The MiNT

Digital services taxes discriminatory, inconsistent

The US is finding a multilateral solution to key issues related to international taxation, including concerns with digital services taxes.
Employment growth not enough to cover loses until 2023 | The MiNT

Employment growth not enough to cover losses until 2023

The ILO report says the job/employment gap caused by the global crisis will rise to 75 million in 2021 before falling to 23 million in 2022.
'I will be everyone's president'–Isaac Herzog | The MiNT

‘I will be everyone’s president’–Isaac Herzog

Isaac Herzog, 60, first elected to the Israeli parliament in 2003, is modest, diplomatic, and with a strong political pedigree equivalent...
'No real global recovery' if vaccine imbalance continues | The MiNT

‘No real global recovery’ if vaccine imbalance continues

The imbalance in access between rich and poor countries must be corrected or there will be no real global recovery. As both a donor ...

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