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The Millennials

Characterized by their enthusiasm for technological and communication advances, members of the so-called Generation Y blazed paths in a new world of information-sharing using social-networking technologies. Join us as we look into the social, economic and political issues arising from an increasingly networked society in light of technological changes, and how they reshape and influence the lives and relationships of a generation who grew up in a hyperconnected world. This space would devote a textual gramophone for the 15- to 29-year-olds. If you belong to this generation, send an 800-worded essay to [email protected] Editorial rules apply.

’Dedmatology’: The art of ignoring

"DEDMA” is the shortened version of two English words, dead malice, meaning to ignore. It is the Tagalog translation of the expression “patay malisya.” In...

Spam most-bought online by Pinoys on Singles’ Day

BLAME a canned, cooked meat if your bandwidth was slow on November 11. Apparently, Spam was lapped up by young, single and millennial Filipinos during...

Young Burlington employees sink foot into volunteerism

IN the late-1980s and early-1990s, Burlington became a byword among young Filipinos because of the brand’s association with sports. Hence, when the company reached its...

Couples need a cash plan, Pru Life gab bares

Story & photo by Rizal Raoul S. Reyes PLANNING together on financial matters is beneficial because it enables dynamic discussion regarding the future of those...

Ledesma tweaks Mercato as ‘Instagrammable’ resto

RENE Ledesma Jr., the man behind the dining business carrying the Mercato Centrale brand, has tweaked the food-market operator’s space to appeal to Filipino...

Excited lang? Twitter poll bares Millennials hyped up on X’mas

A survey revealed majority of millennials that use the Twitter platform are most hyped up about Christmas, even before the day honoring the dear...

My advice to fight depression

THE statement “I’m depressed” gets thrown around pretty loosely nowadays. To most people, it’s just a way to exaggerate how sad or upset they feel....

Living in the Land of Smiles

HAT YAI, Thailand—Upon arriving at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport, I was greeted by the airport staff with a warm smile. It’s true, then, that...

Inconveniences

I WAS on the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) during rush hour, and this guy to my right accused me of touching his butt. This...

Young Muslims have caught a $100-B travel bug–report

COUNTRIES will need Muslim-friendly tourist industries if they want a slice of one of the world’s fastest-growing traveler markets. Millennial Muslims—those aged between 18 and...

Huskee Digital’s young boss has entrepreneurship DNA

BEING an entrepreneur was written in the stars, so to speak, for Julio Miguel P. Azurin. After an internship with an information and communications technology...

Talking to the dead

FOLLOWING the law of matter, I’ve been trying to figure whether souls are solid, liquid or gas. But since not everyone can see them,...

Millennials spark new volunteerism

HEEDING the call for rebuilding war-torn Marawi City and the lives of its displaced people, some 300 youth leaders and college students from Marawi’s...

Young programmers agog over work in I.T. security

Story & photo by Oliver Samson YOUNG Filipino software developers at Pandora Security Labs are excited over the completion of an enterprise-firewall they’ve been working...

Microsoft urges firms to address entry of millennials in workplace

Story & photos by Rizal Raoul S. Reyes ORGANIZATIONS have to develop a new culture in the workplace to ensure success in their digital transformation and...

The corpse stealers

THE ghosts I’ve seen on Halloween TV reenactments are all dressed in barong. My late friend Mel’s explanation was simple: You carry on the...

Working in Dubai great experience for two Filipino women millennials

AS far as Ann Cyndel Abilon and Chazel Mae Arizabal are concerned, working in Dubai is a great experience, so much so they encourage...

Enzo believes Millennials want to walk a tightrope

ACTOR Enzo Pineda believes millennials are generally risk-takers because they want to experience a certain situation that will test their mettle and character when...

Chinatown delivery boy goes to Harvard Business School

IN the Hollywood movie The Pursuit of Happyness, Chris Gardner (Will Smith) is a dad who struggled to financially make ends meet. Gardner was so...

Karen, Miss Earth, applies laws of physics in path to success

KAREN Ibasco is both beauty and brains. Ibasco, 26, was recently crowned Miss Earth Philippines 2017. Moreover, she finished both her BS Applied Physics major...