Wednesday, January 31, 2024

K-ravings solved with new additions to 7-Eleven Chef Creations x Romantic Baboy's on-the-go Korean meals

Convenience and delight have always gone hand in hand at our favorite kapitbahay, 7-Eleven. When it comes to deliciously affordable food offerings, 7-Eleven's Chef Creations line does not disappoint with its array of meals. 


Just last year, its collaboration with Romantic Baboy was met with only finger hearts by customers. Now, this perfect pairing has more mouthwatering choices a few months after its initial launch. After all, only the best K-dramas merit a second season.


This year, 7-Eleven is introducing an expanded cast of delectable characters to its hit lineup. Whether it’s a solo samgyup feast, a quick eat for the busy bee, or something for the K-foodie, it’s Korean for everyone with the new Beef Bulgogi Set (P159), complete with fish cake, egg roll, kimchi, rice, and ssamjang, and the Jeyuk Rice Bowl (99), spicy marinated pork sided with kimchi, fish cake, and rice. In true 7-Eleven fashion, both are packed with our Korean faves and priced affordably for a comfortable indulgence like no other. 


With a now wider and more varied menu to choose from, a visit to 7-Eleven is sure to satisfy any Korean hankering at any time. Choose from the newest lineup or enjoy more options from season one: Cheesy Samgyupsal Set, Japchae, and Bibimbap. All these are exclusively available at 7-Eleven, bringing the Korean experience closer to everyone.


Skip the long KBBQ lines and head over to our favorite neighborhood convenience store now. But stay tuned as there will be another rollout of yet another tasty surprise coming soon.


The 7-Eleven Chef Creations x Romantic Baboy collaboration is available in select 7-Eleven Luzon stores. Drop by now and get a fill for a daebak meal with every bite! 


Like us on 7-Eleven Philippines Facebook, follow @711ph on Instagram, and @711philippines on Twitter and TikTok for more information.

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Sip, Laugh, and Learn with Birch Tree’s "Cowmustahan!" Series

In today's fast-paced world, Birch Tree Fortified Choco recognizes the importance of meaningful connections and valuable life lessons. That's why they are thrilled to introduce "Cowmustahan!", an engaging and heartwarming YouTube series that is an enchanting world of fun and wisdom served in a glass. Join them on a journey of discovery as they explore the heartwarming tales of its characters and the profound lessons they impart in each episode.


More than just a kid’s show, "Cowmustahan!" is a delightful rendezvous with Berty - the curious, playful, and kind baby cow, and Mama Betty - the nurturing, empathetic, and cheerful mom cow. Together, they are the heart and soul of the "Cowmustahan!" Series. With each episode, they share valuable life lessons that resonate with the heart of Birch Tree's target market.


Each "Cowmustahan!" episode unveils a unique lesson that brings a smile to your face and a glow to your heart. Whether it's about the importance of helping out in the house, the joy of being a good friend, or the spirit of perseverance, Berty and Mama Betty offer insights that resonate with young and old alike. Along with each episode’s feel-good payoff, Birch Tree Fortified Choco acts as the enabler of optimism and good vibes through its nutritionally fortified goodness and delicious taste.


Of course, the star of the show is Birch Tree Fortified Choco itself. As we all know, sometimes life's flavors can get a little bland. Birch Tree Fortified Choco is here to save the day! It brings that touch of sweetness and delight that cuts through the taste fatigue, making every sip an adventure in itself.


Not only that, this delectable chocolate milk drink is also a nutritional powerhouse. Packed with immunity support nutrients and energy boosting nutrients, it's the perfect way to keep the kids going and growing.


We invite you to follow Birch Tree on all their social media accounts for delightful updates regarding "Cowmustahan!" and Birch Tree Fortified Choco. Be a part of the “Cowmustahan” community and share the joy of life's little lessons together.


Ready to embark on this heartwarming and delicious journey with Berty and Mama Betty? Watch the "Cowmustahan!" Episodes on YouTube and join in on the fun and valuable life lessons while enjoying a glass of Birch Tree Fortified Choco.
















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Be on top of your game this 2024 with the OPPO Pad Air


A new year has arrived with a promise of new beginnings and a fresh start. Whether you want to achieve a more fit active self or a more productive you, the role of mobile devices has evolved from mere convenience to indispensable tools that help us navigate our everyday tasks. Among these devices, tablets have emerged as ideal companions, offering a balance of portability and functionality.


Although there are a lot of tablets out in the market already, it is still crucial to look for a tablet packed with features where we can seamlessly integrate our resolutions this 2024. The OPPO Pad Air proves it is the ideal device for work and play. Here’s why.


Powerful Performance

If you are looking to be more productive this 2024, The OPPO Pad Air is here to help as it boasts a Qualcomm Snapdragon® 680 Chipset with 8 CPU cores and AI System Booster 2.1. This powerhouse ensures smooth multitasking and effortlessly handling work tasks while allowing seamless transitions to social media, gaming, or media consumption. Accommodating up to 512GB of external memory support via MicroSD, it provides ample space for all your needs, including files you’ll need for motivation and memories that you will make this year.


Enhanced Connectivity and Compatibility

Running on ColorOS 13.1, the Android system facilitates effortless screen casting from your phone to the tablet, enhancing productivity across devices. Its file drag-and-drop feature streamlines data transfer between apps, optimizing workflow.


Long-lasting battery and Rapid Charging

Planning to have a healthier lifestyle this 2024? With a massive 7,100 mAh battery, the OPPO Pad Air ensures uninterrupted usage throughout the day. So whether you plan to work out all day, you’re sure to rely on the OPPO Pad Air to be your companion whether you’re following workout videos or simply documenting your progress. Coupled with 18W fast charging, it minimizes downtime, perfect for those constantly on the move or enjoying media outdoors.


Immersive Display and Audio Experience

Featuring ultra-narrow bezels and an 83.5% screen-to-body ratio, the OPPO Pad Air provides an immersive viewing experience. Its Dolby Atmos quad-speaker system delivers symmetrical stereo sound, elevating your entertainment. The 2K HD eye care display minimizes eye strain with reduced blue light emissions, perfect for night use.


Elegant Design and Portability

Measuring just 6.94mm thick and weighing 440g, the OPPO Pad Air offers an ergonomic, lightweight design. Ideal for any setting, its slim profile ensures comfort and easy portability, whether you're at school, the office, or on a trip.


Priced at PHP 11,999, the OPPO Pad Air in Fog Gray combines affordability with sophistication. Its OPPO Glow, featuring a 5-layer coating, offers a unique and avant-garde texture.


The OPPO Pad Air serves as the ultimate productivity and entertainment solution, designed to cater to modern demands. To learn more, visit OPPO Philippines' official website at or its official Facebook page, OPPO Philippines.



It’s Feel Good February this Month with Fantastic Promos from Paula’s Choice!


There are many things that can make us feel good about our body – a restful sleep, a delicious meal, an energizing exercise, a good hair day, stylish clothes, and more. But wouldn’t it be better if the testament to feeling good about ourselves can be visibly seen on our skin?

Feel good with science-backed formulas that work!


Paula’s Choice Philippines is holding its Feel Good Event from February 13 to 29, 2024! Get 20% OFF storewide on fan-favorites like the SKIN BALANCING Pore-Reducing Toner, stellar C5 Super Boost Eye Cream, soothing body care formulas, and much more. Feel and look good with these amazing formulas – because when skincare works, you can’t help but smile.


With a  minimum spend of ₱5,000, you can receive a FREE Feel Good Set worth ₱2,650! The Feel Good set contains three deluxe samples of the Skin Revealing Body Lotion 10% AHA, along with travel sizes of the 5% Niacinamide Body Serum, Super Hydrate Overnight Mask, and Weightless Body Treatment 2% BHA.

Don’t miss your chance to score these amazing deals! It’s time to feel good this February, and the time is now.


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You can find Paula’s Choice Philippines on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok.


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Samsung’s Galaxy S24 Series takes the stage at the Galaxy AI Festival for its PH launch


(L-R: Project Manager for Mobile Experience Retail Marketing Group Junsik Kwon; Mobile Experience Business Director, Daniel Choi; President Min Su Chu; Mobile Experience Business Unit Head Blue Avelino; and Head of Corporate Marketing Yna Quimson)

Samsung unveiled its revolutionary smartphone, the Galaxy S24 Series with its widely-anticipated mobile AI features, at 5th Avenue in Bonifacio Global City, where they held the massive and most epic #GalaxyAIFestival and opened the Galaxy AI Pop-up Store.


From breathtaking performances from K-pop superstar Sunmi and local artists like Lola Amour, CRWN, and Jess Connelly, to #TeamGalaxy Catriona Gray sharing the stage, find out what made this epic festival one to remember.


The Epic Stage at the Galaxy AI Festival

Galaxy fans and avid supporters poured into 5th Avenue to attend the Galaxy AI Festival, headlined by K-pop siren Sunmi who performed her chart-topping hits such as “Gashina” and “Siren”. 


K-pop siren SUNMI shared what she loves about Samsung and the Philippines at the Galaxy AI Festival.

K-pop siren SUNMI delivers an epic performance of her global hit song “Gashina” as she closes the Galaxy AI Festival with a bang.

Meanwhile, beauty queen, youth advocate, and TV personality #TeamGalaxy Catriona Gray also shared how much she loves the Galaxy S24 series, expressing her amazement at this landmark phone's AI features that make everyday epic so easy to achieve!


“I’ve been geeking out about the Galaxy S24 for the past week. Generative AI technology is such an innovation! I was praying that this existed when I was in school because some of the features in the [Galaxy] S24 are just going to streamline your productivity, your creativity, your gaming experiences when you want some of the leisure time, cause of course, we can’t be all work and no play over here!” she said.


Guests could definitely put these epic phones to the test during the AI Festival because, as Catriona attested, the Galaxy S24 series is great for capturing moments that mean a lot to all of us - especially at concerts with its Nightography features.


“It’s the superior concert phone, tried, tested and true - especially the night shots!” she said.


She also praised the Galaxy S24’s AI-powered productivity features. “I am a notetaker, through and through and the Notes app on my Samsung is my most go-to app. But the new Samsung Galaxy S24 Series has Notes Assist. So when for example, you’ve taken a plethora of notes, you’ve gone and watched a Ted Talk or you’re working on a project and you want to put all your thoughts down in one place. The AI feature on the S24 can actually summarize your notes!”


Not to be outdone, top local artists such as Lola Amour, Jess Connelly and CRWN also graced the night, their musical talent rounding out this amazing evening.


Guests were also given a shot at being their most epic selves with various interactive installations, showcasing how the Galaxy S24 Series’ incorporated meaningful intelligence that unleashes creativity and boosts their productivity and entertainment experience.

At the Galaxy AI experience zone, guests could try the Galaxy S24 Ultra’s suite of AI-powered tools and advanced Nightography features to create stunning content - most especially when the festivities went on into the night as the Galaxy S24 Ultra can capture more light in low light.

For guests who love to maximize every minute even when on the go, they dove into the power of Galaxy AI in the Galaxy AI-powered Productivity Area. The new Galaxy AI is perfectly designed to improve all aspects of life with astounding features such as Notes Assist, Circle to Search and many more. Meanwhile, you can also find out just how the Galaxy S24 is making communication truly borderless with Live Translate and Chat Assist features.

Guests took home fun giveaways after visiting all the booths, with three lucky participants of the Galaxy AI TikTok contest taking home epic prizes such as a Galaxy S24 Ultra 256GB, a pair of round-trip tickets to South Korea, and a Galaxy S24 256GB.

Take home the new era of mobile AI experience at the Galaxy AI Pop-Up Store


At the opening of its Galaxy AI Pop-up Store at C1 Park Avenue in BGC, Samsung Electronic Philippines (SEPCO) President Min Su Chu introduced the new era of mobile AI. “We are very excited for Filipinos to experience Galaxy AI. When we launched the Galaxy S24 Series, we were looking forward to seeing our Pinoy users experience this new technology that will definitely usher in a new era of mobile AI and it’s great to see how enthusiastic the response to the Galaxy S24 Series has been. To have everyone here celebrate this new technology is definitely great and special.”


Inside the Pop-Up store, guests could explore the features of the Galaxy AI in more depth and take home a Galaxy S24 Series phone and accessories.


To test out its cameras in low light, guests can visit the Nightography area accessible at the content creation station. They can also enjoy an epic gaming session at the Gaming area, where they can witness life-like visuals made possible through the phone’s Ray Tracing feature and seamless play through a processor powered by the Snapdragon® 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform. They can also test out AI-powered features at the Productivity Area that make everyday tasks so much easier, such as Note Assist, Circle to Search, Live Translator, Transcript Assist and many more.


The Samsung Galaxy S24 series is available through, Samsung Experience Stores, Authorized Samsung Stores, Lazada, Shopee, and MemoXpress Online.


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Xiaomi spotlights games, photography, and more at Redmi Note 13 Iconic Park


The iconic moments don’t stop as the Redmi Note 13 Iconic Park at SM By the Bay, Pasay City gave fans two jampacked days filled with games, live music, and prizes. This comes after the successful launch of the newest Redmi Note 13 Series.

From January 27 to 28, Xiaomi fans and guests got to participate in various experiences at the Redmi Note 13 Iconic Park. Host Debbie Then entertained everyone while they jumped from one booth to another to check out Xiaomi’s new offerings, such as the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ 5G, Redmi Watch 4, and more.

Xiaomi ambassador Gabbi Garcia and tech creator Alvin Villanueva of Alvin Tries Tech unboxed the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ 5G to show off its iconic features.

Making photography and music more memorable

The first day gathered photography enthusiasts to join the Xiaomi Iconic Hunter. Xiaomi fans who love mobile photography were tasked to capture iconic moments using the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ 5G. The best shot was awarded a Redmi Watch 4. For the fashionistas, actress and Xiaomi Ambassador Gabbi Garcia shared her tips for taking stylish OOTDs using the smartphone.

To cap off the day, fans vibed to a live concert. There were electrifying performances from Juan Karlos, Kyle Echarri, Justin Vasquez, and Dionela. Fans were able to capture more iconic moments and share them on social media.

M4 World Champion Team Echo gave it their all during a casual match to showcase the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ 5G's gaming capabilities.

          Singer Juan Karlos Labajo serenade fans during Day 1 of the Redmi Note 13 Series Iconic Park.

Gaming and working out the iconic way

Day 2 was all about gaming and fitness. The afternoon kicked off with an exciting Mobile Legends: Bang Bang match between M4 World Champion Team Echo and a team of Xiaomi fans to showcase the gaming capabilities of the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ 5G.

Fitness buffs also put the new Redmi Watch 4 to the test during the Indoor Cycling Session and a short-distance Iconic Run. Both activities showcased how the Redmi Note 13 Series can work hand in hand with the fitness features of the Redmi Watch 4.

The Redmi Note 13 Series boasts an ultra-clear 200MP camera with OIS that ensures that every shot is iconic. It’s also powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7200-Ultra processor and 5000mAh battery with 120W HyperCharge, so users can get smooth performance for longer hours. As a mid-range smartphone line, the Redmi Note 13 Series flaunts high-quality features for the best value.

Singer Darren Espanto and other Xiaomi fans completed an indoor cycling session while wearing the new Redmi Watch 4 to track his progress.

The Redmi Note 13 Series is available on Lazada, Shopee, TikTok Shop, and authorized Xiaomi stores. For more information, visit Xiaomi Philippines’ website and Facebook page.

About Xiaomi Corporation

Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is a consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core.

Embracing our vision of “Make friends with users and be the coolest company in the users’ hearts”, Xiaomi continuously pursues innovations, high-quality user experience and operational efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology.

Xiaomi is one of the world’s leading smartphone companies. The company’s market share in terms of smartphone shipments ranked no. 3 globally in 2021. The company has also established the world’s leading consumer AIoT (AI+IoT) platform, more than 400 million smart devices connected to its platform as of September 30, 2021, excluding smartphones and laptops. Xiaomi products are present in more than 100 countries and regions around the world. In August 2023, Xiaomi was included in the Fortune Global 500 list for the fifth year in a row, ranking 360th.

Xiaomi is a constituent of the Hang Seng Index, Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, Hang Seng TECH Index and Hang Seng China 50 Index.

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Toki: A Space for Collectors, by Collectors

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