October 22, 2021, 8:30 am
'Best day ever!' Richest guy Jeff Bezos flies to space | The MiNT

‘Best day ever!’ Richest guy Jeff Bezos flies to space

“Space is something that I have been in love with since I was 5 years old,” Jeff Bezos recounted in an interview in 2014.
Hackers return $260M to Poly Network after massive heist | The MiNT

Hackers return $260M to Poly Network after heist

Decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms allow financial transactions, usually in cryptocurrency, without traditional gatekeepers, as banks...
Facebook, Amazon keen on running new undersea cable | The MiNT

Facebook, Amazon keen on running new undersea cable

Restructuring "system ownership" by "allowing the parties to deliver on the goal of bringing connectivity to more people and regions" is...
Vaccine diplomacy backfires as Chinese vaccines fail | The MiNT

Vaccine diplomacy backfires as Chinese vaccines fail

According to Our World in Data, Seychelles, Chile, Bahrain, and Mongolia, with populations fully inoculated as high as 50 to 68%...
Experts warn against developing diabetes after Covid-19 | The MiNT

Experts warn against developing diabetes after Covid-19

“A hallmark of diabetes seen after Covid-19, though, is the extremely high levels of blood sugar people produce. These, in turn..."
Japanese emperor concerned Games could spread Covid | The MiNT

Japanese emperor concerned Games could spread Covid

Tokyo is expecting about 11,000 athletes from all over the world. They will compete in 33 sports. However, they will be kept in a "bubble"...
COVID-19 increased global hunger by 18% | The MiNT

COVID-19 increased global hunger by 18%

"The pandemic has exposed the vulnerabilities forming in food systems as a result of major drivers such as conflict, climate variability..."
NCR to undergo another stringent lockdown until 15 August | The MiNT

NCR to undergo another stringent lockdown until 15 August

There are 4,478 new COVID-19 cases for which the DOH has acknowledged an ongoing increase in additional infections. The health agency,,.
PH athletes competing in Tokyo receive ₱100k each | The MiNT

PH athletes competing in Tokyo receive ₱100k each

Paralympics-bound Filipino athletes will have a fair share of the bounty as MVP Sports Foundation earmarks cash incentives for any medal...
Japan ok's asylum for Myanmar soccer player for 6 months | The MiNT

Japan ok’s asylum for Myanmar soccer player for 6 months

Pyae Lyan Aung requested to switch his visa status in Japan after expressing fear for his life over making a three-finger salute...
W'House accuses China of Microsoft ransomware attack | The MiNT

W’House accuses China of Microsoft ransomware attack

The compromise and exploitation of the Microsoft Exchange server undermined the security and integrity of computers and networks worldwide.
More COVID-19 waves in the future, inevitable—top scientist | The MiNT

More COVID-19 waves in the future, inevitable—top scientist

The World Health Organization reports that India accounts for nearly half of the recorded COVID-19 cases across the globe...
US joins UK Royal Navy from the Mediterranean to Philippine Sea | The MiNT

US joins UK Royal Navy from the Mediterranean to Philippine Sea

When our Carrier Strike Group sets sail… it will be flying the flag for Global Britain—projecting our influence, signaling our power...
Globe welcomes UK-based Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) | The MiNT

Globe welcomes UK-based Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)

"We understand that this space is dynamic so we need to be continuously vigilant. At the same time, we also look at the victims..."
Media censorship turning to worse | The MiNT

Media censorship turning to worse

Reporters are increasingly forced to self-censorship while several media executives were arrested or charged in court and even detained...
Tech giants Amazon and Facebook to be taxed globally | The MiNT

Tech giants Amazon and Facebook to be taxed globally

The new global tax agreement aims to put an end to global tax havens and force multinational corporations to pay tax wherever they operate.
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...
Climate change impacts in the Pacific could be devastating | The MiNT

Climate change impacts in the Pacific could be devastating

We now better understand and are more certain about how temperatures would increase based on a doubling of carbon dioxide concentrations...
32 Filipinos evacuated from Kabul following Taliban takeover | The MiNT

32 Filipinos evacuated from Kabul following Taliban takeover

All Filipinos are urged to leave Afghanistan and contact the Philippine Embassy in Pakistan for assistance through the following channels...
Carpio petitions for Duterte's retraction on WPS statements | The MiNT

Carpio petitions for Duterte’s retraction on WPS statements

War, as most critics of Government policy, as well as Carpio would say, is "not the only way to assert sovereignty" of Philippine territory.

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