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...

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...

From T-shirt manufacturing to helping start-up businesses

NOTHING is free in business: One has to work hard for it. That was the first business lesson that CustomThread Inc. Founder and CEO...

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...

Young professionals’ club vows to help in adulting

IF the music of UDD couldn’t help with your adulting, maybe The After Six Club (TASC) can. But one night in May, this startup formed...

Even the smartest millennials are stumped by Danish visa rules

Aghiad Ghazal, a researcher in nanotechnology at the Technical University of Denmark, was looking forward to having his parents come over from Damascus to...

Thumbtack releases research on millennial entrepreneurship

SAN Francisco-headquartered Thumbtack Inc. released on May 30 its survey that revealed US-based millennials prefer to be entrepreneurs. Thumbtack surveyed 4,000 small business owners between...

‘Build, Build, Build’ Committee’s Lamentillo: Millennial on a mission

THE signs are everywhere and on the horizon: steel beams jutting to the sky, new roads being paved in record time and highways hewn...

Indonesian online payment firm targets Pinoy millennials

INDONESIAN online payment firm PT UniPin Online Game Voucher (UniPin) is banking on millions of “unbanked” Filipino young gamers as it ventures and seeks...

Youth urged to use social media responsibly

QUEZON CITY Vice Mayor Ma. Josefina “Joy” G. Belmonte-Alimurung recently urged millennials to use social media responsibly and to avoid becoming instruments of lies and...

Teenagers love vaping flavors, and it’s a regulatory nightmare

TRADITIONAL cigarette smoking in America has dropped to historic lows, and it looks like electronic cigarettes could be helping. As “vaping” grows in popularity,...

You don’t need to dig a mine to run one,...

EIRA THOMAS has discovered diamonds in the far north, cofounded mining companies and sat on a dozen boards—including Canada’s most valuable energy company. So...

Top TNVS exec revolutionizes ride sharing in PHL, Asean

AS far as demolishing market codes and running innovative technology companies are concerned, Grab Philippines’s country head Brian Cu has gone far from being...

Theater veteran stages a classic play for the new generation

PHILIPPINE theater veteran Jamie Wilson is having a grand time directing his first play “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring for Repertory Philippines, which...

Life at every angle

TODAY, I told my heart to stop beating. I urged it not to feel anything. I wanted it to stop, including all the things...