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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.

Pics or it didn’t happen

IN Indonesia’s Menoreh hills, villagers built a treetop adventure course in 2008 to lure thrill-seeking tourists. Instead, visitors are coming for the perfect Instagram...

Government offers Pinoys opportunity in medical-coding certification

FILIPINO professionals, especially those into information-communications technology, will soon be trained as United States-certified medical coders and billers. The Philippine government, through the Department of...

Nostalgic mixtapes, throwback sessions mark Playback Music Festival

THIS ain’t the Stone Age for them to be unremembered.... A lot would agree, I say. They were already musical epitomes when we first...

ONE OK ROCK live in Manila: Will there be a third...

AS promised, Japanese rock quartet ONE OK ROCK returned to the halls of the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena on January 29 with...

Beauty of a swan song

If you are a fan of Jeff Buckley’s Grace, Tim Buckley’s Happy Sad, Weezer’s Pinkerton, Club 8’s Nouvelle and Prefab Sprout’s Steve McQueen to...

Throw’s Dimalanta calls it quits; withdraws from the punk scene he...

SURELY, Pinoy punk’s not yet dead but one of its pioneers, Al Dimalanta of proto-punks Dead Ends and neo-noiseniks Throw is moving on to...

Always feels good to be ‘Home’

AFTER years of joining trends and reformats, HomeRadio 97.9 returns to its original and legendary easy-listening format with more music and resident DJs turning...

‘Kapa-kapa lang…’ with Noli Aurillo

NOLI AURILLO doesn’t mind the Lennonesque comparisons: flowing hair, walrus-like eyeglasses (yes, that is what it is called), the long and narrow nose that...

Electric Sala: 7 years, still rocking heavy

PINOY blues band Electric Sala got their appellation on a whim.  At the early stages of their career, they practiced at their parents’ living...

‘Himig ng Pag-ibig’: Folk-rock icon Lolita Carbon to trace old roots,...

ICONIC singer Lolita Carbon (of Asin, Lokal Brown and Tres Marias) is ready to excite and thrill loyal Pinoy rock fans on February 14...

Incubus makes grand PHL return

Excitement sparks among Filipino fans as iconic rock band Incubus announced its widely anticipated return to Manila this February 17 at the The Big...

I know, love

I see your muscled back turn away from me as you stir in your sleep, your face so calm and gentle faces me now...

Toby’s storeowner hires design firm in foray into youth market

RECOGNIZING the huge potential of millennials as a major growth driver of business, the company operating the Toby’s Sports store brand has tapped a...

Editor’s Note

YOUNG people walk into a bar. Sensing they are minors the bartender asks which generation they belong to. They said “Y to Z.” The bartender...

Young BM staff, friends belt out for Y2Z & SoundStrip soft...

WE sang and sipped. On January 25 at Skippy’s BGC, the BusinessMirror celebrated the launch of the newly-expanded and renamed Millennial Universe page: an...

Millennial traders flee boring banking to chase riches in crypto

IN 2013, Arthur Hayes was biding his time as an equities trader for Citigroup Inc. in Hong Kong. His energy—Hayes is a fitness fanatic...

The art of waiting is fading

FROM the moment we wake up every morning, we are waiting. We wait in line for the comfort room, wait for the water to boil...

Most-attended, all-OPM fest is back—and packed with lots of surprises

ANOTHER year, another round of making original Pilipino music (OPM) history as Rakrakan Festival just keeps on getting bigger, louder and bolder—and there’s no...

OPM rock revels in ‘Rockamania 2’

AN original Filipino rock concert, Rockamania 2 caused quite a tremor—of a rocking, musical kind, that is—on November 18, 2017, at the Rizal Park...

The Skeleton Years releases 3rd EP

THREE years since the release of their second extended play (EP) Pieces of Recovery, dark, melodic punk darlings The Skeleton Years has released a...