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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.

‘Queen of Emotions’ Moira dela Torre sings more than...

YOU know you have discovered a gem when someone’s songs have the power to pierce through your heart and embrace your being; when he...

Sadcore from Crushing Love, CRWN’s Orchid, and 3 ‘Fête’ fresh faces

CRWN Orchid THE years have been unkind to instrumental music. There’s still post-rock, which attracts indie kids, and lounge jazz that appeals to an older sparse...

New Era, Gloc-9 team up for Pinoy-themed cap collection

ONE of the leading names in street fashion and culture, New Era proudly unveiled their first-ever local collaboration with one of the country’s most...

Calebral launches 5th studio double-album

I WAS guzzling a few beers at my then-girlfriend’s gig in a dark, crammed bar in Mandaluyong City when I was first introduced to...

Millennials are cheapest when it comes to tipping for service

AMERICAN millennials are quick to whip out their wallets for pricey avocado toast and craft beer. But when it comes to rewarding the waiters...

Aguinaldo ancestral home a must-see for youth—guide

Story and photos by Bernard Testa ROOTS are needed for a tree to grow. In the case of young Filipinos, their growth could be traced to...

Youths pin hopes on tech-voc future

THEY don’t have a diploma representing a college degree and a ticket to employment. This, however, didn’t stop two young men—Jay Rick Reyes and...

Best OPM bands + mobile app for Fête de la Musique...

FOR its 24th edition, Fête de la Musique will continue its tradition of producing several main performance stages on June 23, 29 and 30...

Gracenote gives love back to their fans

IT’S been 10 years since they first got together, but Gracenote still exudes the same impact to the fans. Every gig of the band...

A taste of Orange & Lemons, Kazaki, BuwanBuwan Collective and...

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Entrepreneur wants to freshen indoor-air biz with technology

HE took the idea for a business out of air. So did Dustin Jefferson Onghanseng begin his journey into building a business that banked...

Popcorn to ruby bars: Chocolatiers branch out to woo US millennials

FROM cannabis to quinoa, ruby to low-sugar: this is not your grandmother’s chocolate. With the market for traditional candy bars in developed countries flagging as...

What smartphones do fathers want?

DID you blink and open your eyes to an unbelievable Father’s Day rush? It was just days ago when you honored your Mudra and...

20 start-ups to compete at Techtonic Summit ’18

DISRUPTION in Southeast Asia begins this month as 20 business start-ups compete in the “Ring of Fire” pitching competition set to happen at the two-day...

EXCLUSIVE: Rune Kristofferson talks about Fra Lippo Lippi’s newest release

IF you scour independent record stores or check the Facebook pages of online vinyl sellers in the Philippines, among the most sought-after records are...

One great ‘Fête’ for Pinoy music

FOURTEEN artists, 10 genres. Free admission at the Rizal Park. Everyone is invited to come together and celebrate music at the Rizal Park open-air...

Dream Poppin’ Megumi Acorda, Sunrise Chasin’ FlipMusic, “changing moods” with The...

MEGUMI ACORDA Unexpectedly SOMETIMES, heavy can be bent beautifully to channel softer impulses. On their four-track debut EP, five-piece OPM band Megumi Acorda summons the...

From T-shirt manufacturing to helping start-up businesses

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Pursuing life with a purpose

A friend once told me I always go “skipping”—not the “happy-jumping-out-of-joy” one but “reality skipping.” This is when I tend to skip the little...

Earth Day Jam makes successful comeback

AS the longest-running music event for the environment, Earth Day Jam returned to Quezon City on April 28 as thousands of jammers took their...