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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.

Save the Prophet: Preaching perseverance

BEFORE a musician could ever win the praise of an audience, work starts outside the stage behind the mic as well as cameras, and...

Globe Telecom’s “Piracy vs Piracy” campaign shortlisted in Spikes Asia Awards...

Globe Telecom’s Piracy vs Piracy campaign has been shortlisted in the Digital Content Placement category of Spikes Asia Awards 2018; and the Tech and...

Study bares Filipinos are digital native leaders regionally, globally

A study commissioned by Dell EMC Inc. reveals that members belonging to the Generation Z, or Gen Z, who are entering the work force...

Facebook uses ‘WhatsApp Phones’ to tap next emerging market

ONE recent afternoon in the Indian city of Pune, a 35-year-old mason named Om Prakash Gaekwad gets a crash course in technology. He watches...

‘Jamming’ with Joe Songco Fil-Am hardcore legend

(Last of a two-part series) IN our previous article, we introduced the Philippines at large to one of our own compatriots who was with the...

Sonic disclosures: Narcloudia, Wayo, Mudhoney, Enclosure, Marianne Faithfull

MARIANNE FAITHFULL Negative Capability THE overall mood of Marianne Faithfull’s 23rd album is pastoral under the night sky. “It is the evening of the day…” from her most famous...

J-pop anime singing contest now accepting entries

THE Embassy of Japan is inviting all J-pop-loving amateur Pinoy solo or duo singers to join the 2019 J-pop Anime Singing Contest, which will...

‘Smart speakers’ series launched

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HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is optimistic that Harman products will receive a warm reception in the local market. Harman...

Youth seen solving growing challenges in Asia

WHAT gives young leaders an edge over their older counterparts? They start from scratch. This was the message of Doris Magsaysay-Ho to the youth in...

PHL ranking in World Talent Report stagnant

THE Philippines ranked 55th out of 63 countries in the 2018 World Talent Report (WTR) ranking. Now on its fifth edition, the Philippines’s rank...

Millennials rule over Indonesian stock market as foreigners flee

WHO says millennials only care about food and travel? For the second year running, people aged between 21 and 30 are the biggest group of...

Singapore malls try big gambit to stay ahead of e-commerce

ONLINE shopping in Singapore is lackluster even after Amazon Inc. debuted its Prime service in mid-2017. The island’s malls are trying hard to keep...

OPM’s ‘newfound home’ 

NAMING itself as a “new home” for local bands and musicians, Skippy’s Gastropub will now be making “noise”—the positive kind—in the streets of Bonifacio Global...

An ‘Irie time’ in Manila with Steve Vibronics

I WAS supposed to watch Vibronics, the British reggae/dub collective at Irie Sunday on November 18, but I was bone tired to take another...

This week’s specials c/o Joe Strummer, Maude, A Shadow’s Promise, Smashing Pumpkins,...

TIM ÄWÄ (Self-Titled) A RESIDENT of Lucena City, Quezon, Tim Äwä is 28-year-old Zephra Theodosha Lagos, who said via private message that she got the math rock bug...

Young entrepreneur pilots a start-up’s development of food for outer space

AS plans to send a crew to Mars in the 2030s stay and climate change is increasingly becoming a global issue, a 21-year-old Filipino...

Addressing dead spot in the office: Local telco ETPI gives its...

SOME parts of an office have great access to Wi-Fi, while other areas have a weak connection or no connection at all—dead spots, these...

Abby Johnson prepares Fidelity for $22-trillion shift to women

IN an era of low-cost index funds, it’s tough to be best known for your stockpickers. Fidelity Investments, the 72-year-old family-controlled company, made a...

Black Wolf Gypsies: Learning, Surviving, Growing

PERHAPS, nothing is more uncertain than the career of a musician. The comings and goings of trends, the fans, and the industry have always...

1-on-1 with Fil-Am hardcore legend Joe Songco 

(Part 1) WHEN American filmmaker Drew Stone released his independent film The New York Hardcore Chronicles, one of the musicians he featured was Joseph “Joe” Songco. Songco...