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MANILA — Summer is coming, and surely, you can’t wait to go on vacation and travel with your special ones. 

But while waiting for your vacation leaves to be approved, here are some of the shopping promos and activities you can check out. 

These are not endorsed by ABS-CBN News. 

1. New Samsung phone boasts of front flash

Tech giant Samsung introduced its newest phone, the J2 Prime, at a launch event during a special screening of “My Ex and Whys” with Samsung brand ambassador and the movie’s star Liza Soberano.

“What I noticed most about it is the camera. The front camera has a flash now. When you take selfies at night, you can see yourself better, clearer and a lot prettier,” Soberano said.

Priced at P5,990, this is Samsung’s most affordable LTE quad-core phone running on Android Marshmallow. It is a big change from its predecessor, the J2 DTV which came with a television feature that allowed users to watch TV without internet. It has a 5-inch TFT screen as compared to the 4.70-inch AMOLED of the J2 DTV. The J2 Prime ditches the TV in favor of more social media specific features like the 5MP front camera with a flash to help take better selfies. The rear 8MP camera is standard for phones at this price point. The J2 Prime’s battery life has also been boosted by a 2600mAH battery and a built-in Ultra-Power Saving Feature.

For a Samsung phone, this is comparable to the cheaper Huawei Y5ii which also has LTE but runs on the older Android Lollipop, or the more expensive Asus Zenfone Go LTE. 

Though, the flash on the front camera is what really differentiates the J2 Prime from the other phones in its price range. If selfies on a budget are your thing, then the J2 Prime may be worth considering. — Jeeves de Veyra

2. Student Entrepreneurs at Robinsons Magnolia

St. Paul University’s BS Entrepreneruship students will get to experience actual retail marketing, selling operations and business management activities at Robinsons Malls’ Entrep Corner in Robinsons Magnolia. 

With the theme “Entrepaulinian Corner 2017 Paulinian Entrepreneurs: Repurposing Business, Transforming Society,” 24 student companies will showcase their different food products from desserts to breads. 

The expo is located at the mall’s Level 3 until March 31. 

3. International Women’s Day at Robinsons Malls

Celebrate International Women’s Day with activities concerning fashion, beauty, and health and wellness. 

Robinsons Place General Trias, Dasmariñas, and Lipa will hold their respective Women’s Month Fairs, featuring exclusive women’s brands. Robinsons Novaliches, on the other hand, will hold free fitness classes as well as fitness and skin care consultation from licensed practitioners. On March 18, there will also be free make-up tutorial sessions at at 1:30 p.m., yoga at 11 a.m., piloxing at 2 p.m., and functional body workout at 4 p.m.

And by joining the Pick-a- Prize promo at Robinsons Magnolia, you can get a chance to win shopping coupons and vouchers from The Athlete’s Foot, Sony Headphones, Curves Magnolia Gym and many more by just presenting a minimum single receipt purchase of P2,500 from any establishment until March 31.

Forum Robinsons’ Pick-a- Prize promo involves a wide array of free salon services to choose from be it free haircut and hair color, free hair color plus Green Tea treatment, to manicure and pedicure. For a minimum single receipt purchase of P1,000, ladies can also win Society Salon gift certificates, DermaStarta gluta plus whitening soaps and Silver Finds gift certificates worth P500.00. Promo runs from March 24-25.

At Robinsons Galleria’s Every Inch a Woman raffle promo, shoppers are given the chance to win Health and Wellness, Glitz and Glamor, or Fashion gift packages each amounting to P10,000. With just a minimum spend of P2,000 from Robinsons Galleria Ortigas stores, shoppers are entitled to a raffle coupon while an additional of three more raffle coupons will be given to Robinsons VIP Card holders. Promo runs until March 31 and grand raffle draw will be on April 4.

4. ABS-CBN Mobile’s Kapamilya Trinet Promos 

Share the kilig, the tears, the anger, and the laughter from all your favorite Kapamilya shows even to your friends and loved ones on Globe and TM with ABS-CBN Mobile’s Kapamilya Trinet Promos.

The exclusive mobile sim card of ABS-CBN wants you to be able to share your thoughts and feelings about the latest in showbiz news with those that matter most to you. Talk on the phone while watching “A Love To Last” and text the whole day after for only P15 with KTRINET15.

For as low as P5 per day, KTRITEXT5 will give you all-day text to ABS-CBNmobile, Globe, and TM valid for one day. If that’s not enough, the KTRITEXT40, allows for seven days of unlimited texts to ABS-CBNmobile, Globe, and TM all for P40.

For those who really want a continuous chika experience, KTRICALL10 will give you all-day calls to Globe, and TM for one day.

ABS-CBNmobile sim cards are available at the ABS-CBNmobile Store in the ABS-CBN compound, SM Department Stores, 7-11 and Mini Stop branches nationwide, Load Central branches, ULoad Branches, and Load Extreme.

5. Practical solutions with O Shopping 

Make your life a lot easier with O Shopping’s practical products that are suited for young adults who just started to have their own place such as the Vo. Temm Living Boxes for organized storage and Ilo Titanium Cookware for safer cooking. 

If you’re a health buff, get yourself a Wedo X-Bike that you can use to workout during your leisure time on the weekends. Meanwhile, you might also want to pamper your skin with Oriental Jin Plu Scrub, a six-in-one body scrub ready to take care of any skin repair needs from cleansing, moisturizing, whitening, nourishing, and exfoliation.

All these items are available for purchase on O Shopping! Watch it 24/7 on SKY and Destiny Cable Channel 11. It is also on ABS-CBN (Channel 2) every weekday from 12:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. and weekends from 12:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. and on the following ABS-CBN TVplus channels: Cinemo (Channel 3) from 1 a.m. to 4 a.m., Yey! (Channel 4) 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and The Knowledge Channel (Channel 5) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Purchases can also be made through the O Shopping app, available for download for both iOS and Android, or through the website,

6. Passionfly Bazaar

Karl Edwards International is once again holding the “Passionfly Bazaar” at The Axon in Green Sun, Makati.

At Passionfly Bazaar, shopalholics can indulge themselves with food, fashion and style along with workshops, contests and other treats. 

“Passionfly” will run from March 18-19. 

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