Millennials had ‘unlucky’ start to adult life–report

WASHINGTON—Millennials have fared less financially than previous generations, as young people were hit early on by the repercussions of the 2008 global financial crisis,...

Make ‘manga’, win a trip to Japan

THE Embassy of Japan in the Philippines is pleased to announce that it is now accepting entries for the 12th Japan International Manga Award. Interested...

Baguio millennials urged to cultivate creativity

BAGUIO CITY—To improve the City of Pines’ image as a “creative city,” millennials need to cultivate a culture of creativity. This was according to Dean...

Some millennials willing to date robots

SOMETIMES, reality imitates fiction. Futuristic scenes in movies and TV shows, such as humans and robots dating, could now become the norm in real...

Experts weigh in on millennials and their impact on health care

ACCORDING to Planning Consultant Vicky L. Ortega of Havas Anthropology, members of the earlier generational demographic (read: Gen X and older) may have problems dealing...

Do it afraid!

WHEN we were kids, my brother and I were taught not to rely on our parents. Harsh as it is, but yes, that was the...

The mirror of truth 

“When you wake up in the morning and glance at the mirror, what do you see?” IT’S a question that would jump-start tangled thoughts...

QBO app seen helping millennials build startups

THERE’S an app for that. That belief comes at a time when many people rely on technology in their daily lives: from the simple...

Beermaker bets on new marketing tactic: Inventing a generation

MILLERCOORS has invented a generation that’s younger than millennials but old enough to legally imbibe. The purpose is to sell more beer, which has been...

Millennial job-matching may help solve US labor-market puzzle

PATRICK JONES, founder of startup Vocatio, wants millennials and teens to get jobs. In trying to make this a reality, he’s also addressing a...

Parenting millennials, the Oscar Sañez way

THERE is no road map or formula as far as parenting millennials is concerned. That is, for Oscar Sañez. “It all boils down to the...

How to be rich

SOCIETY sets standards of how we people, define “rich”. Old school definition of the rich is when you have things money can’t buy. This is...

Wanted: Home-grown millennials to build United Kingdom after Brexit

THE UK construction industry better hope that young Brits suddenly get a taste for the building trade. The flow of immigrants, who make up almost...

Notice them small

HAVE you tried turon, fried banana in gluten wrap rolled in brown sugar? A supermarket near where I live in Anonas sells them inside a...

Procter & Gamble bets new Pampers can help build trust with...

AFTER Sara Giovanni’s twin girls were born prematurely in 2014 she began shifting toward more natural products—with one exception. She was disappointed by the...

Debt-conscious millennials in US ditching credit cards

MILLENNIALS have been accused of disrupting many industries, from newspapers to brick-and-mortar stores. Credit cards appear to be next in line. Just one out of...

Getting away with the past

EVERY time I open my eyes in the morning, I am greeted by a myriad of objects that I promised myself to dispose of....

My grandmother smells

SHE reeks! I have made this observation since coming of age, when I realized it wasn’t the grandma deodorant. My maternal grandmother used to take...

Overcoming adversity

WHAT is the difference between temporary defeat and failure? You become a failure when you believe that you are one—failure thus is a mental state,...

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...