Category Archives: International

Move Over Gen Z And Millennials, A New Generation Emerges

SAN FRANCISCO, California (The Adobo Chronicles, San Francisco Bureau) –  An international conference on generations that has just concluded in San Francisco has come up with a revised generational spectrum, adding the new “Coronial Generation.”

The conference unanimously approved  the recommendation to add the said generation after considering latest developments marked by the worldwide spread of COVID-19 or coronavirus.   The recommendation  states that people born starting in the year 2020 will be classified as members of the Coronial Generation.

The revised generational spectrum:

  • Coronial Generation: Born 2020-TBD
  • Gen Z, iGen, or Centennials: Born 1996 – 2019
  • Millennials or Gen Y: Born 1977 – 1995.
  • Generation X: Born 1965 – 1976.
  • Baby Boomers: Born 1946 – 1964.
  • Traditionalists or Silent Generation: Born 1945 and before.
Welcome, Coronials!

Facebook On Lockdown For 30 Days

MENLO PARK, California (The Adobo Chronicles, San Jose Bureau) – The experts at the World Health Organization (WHO) have spoken, and the social media giant Facebook is listening!

Reacting the WHO’s advice of “social distancing” as a way to prevent being infected with the coronavirus, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that Facebook will go on a voluntary lockdown for 30 days, beginnig March 15.

Zuckerberg told The Adobo Chronicles that his company owes it to its millions of account holders to do its share to prevent the further spread of the deadly virus.

”Facebook is grounded on social interaction and connectivity, so we have decided to quarantine the entire network in response to the global pandemic,” he said.

So, for those whose accounts have been suspended for violation of Facebook’s community standards, don’t feel bad.  You’re no longer alone in being shut out.

Leni Robredo Wants To Be Coronavirus Czar like U.S. VP Mike Pence

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – There’s something about being “czar” that excites Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo.

Fresh from being appointed then fired as the drug czar of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, Robredo now wants to be named the “coronavirus czar.”

It all started when U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was named the White House point person quarterbacking the administration’s response to COVID-19.

The Philippine VP told The Adobo Chronicles that she would very much like to be Pence’s counterpart for the Philippines.

”I think I can do a great job in stopping COVID-19 from spreading in the country,” she said. “If VP Pence can do it, I, too,  as Philippine Vice President can.”