Matcha Lovers Should Check Out These New Drinks At Gong Cha

Saturday, October 10, 2020 0 Comments A+ a-

 

Yes, you heard it right, Malaysians’ favourite bubble tea chain Gong Cha and Malaysia’s no.1 e-commerce platform Shopee are back for another round of special drinks. This time, they will be enticing matcha lovers with a whole new series of matcha drinks called the 10.10 Festival Drinks in celebration of Shopee 10.10 Brands Festival.

Brewing for a limited time only, matcha lovers will be treated to three exclusive drinks - Matcha Coffee Latte, Matcha Marble and Matcha Latte which are only available for purchase via the Shopee App from now till 25 October.

 

Matcha Coffee Latte

Who would have thought that matcha and espresso can go hand-in-hand in one drink. The silky fine matcha powder coated with milk and the rich espresso shot create a beautiful layered beverage. If you can't decide between iced coffee and a matcha latte, how about enjoying the best of both worlds at once!


 
Matcha Marble

An Instagram-worthy drink thanks to the beautiful marble texture created by the blending and weaving of fine matcha powder into rich milk to form a smooth and silky look. Sweetened to your preference, the drink is topped off with a layer of Gong Cha’s signature creamy milk foam that leaves you wanting for more. 


Matcha Latte

Feel refreshed, especially on a hot day, when you take a sip of the iced matcha latte. Psst! We hear that matcha latte has some health benefits! So what are you waiting for? 

The Gong Cha e-drink series can only be purchased digitally via the Shopee App and redeemed at all Gong Cha outlets nationwide. Get the Shopee x Gong Cha 10.10 Festival Drinks exclusively on Shopee through the Food & Services Vouchers in-app portal from now to 25 October.

Fans can enjoy the drinks at an introductory price of RM10. Save more when you purchase the drinks at RM5 only this October on these special dates: 3, 7, 10, 15, 18, 21 & 24.

The 10.10 Festival Drink is in conjunction with the Shopee 10.10 Brands Festival that is taking place from now to 10 October. The region’s biggest online shopping event for brands like Gong Cha and many more, the Shopee 10.10 Brands Festival is bound to surprise users with greater savings. Enjoy exclusive RM10 deals, free shipping with a minimum spend of RM10 and choose a wide selection of 100% authentic products from favourite brands via the Million Dollar Brands Discounts in-app portal. Users also stand to win prizes, vouchers and Shopee Coins worth up to RM1,000,000 when they play Shopee Games such as Shopee Farm, Shopee Claw, Shopee Poly and more.

What are you waiting for? Visit https://shopee.com.my/gongcha-shopee-series now!

 

Samsung Solve For Tomorrow Stimulates Curiosity and Interest in STEM Among Students

Thursday, October 08, 2020 0 Comments A+ a-

Samsung Malaysia is running one of its global educational programs titled Solve for Tomorrow – a competition aimed at stimulating curiosity and cultivating interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education, while inspiring students to help improve and fix issues faced by local communities through STEM’s innovative solutions.
 

It is a unique competition that foster youths with soft-skills that encourages communication, critical thinking, creative problem-solving and teamwork to discover and nurture social innovation ideas that resolve the community’s most pressing problems. Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2020 is being held for the second time in Malaysia targeted at lower secondary students. The first was in 2015 targeted at University students.

Dato’ Roh Jae Yeol, Director of Corporate Affairs, Samsung Malaysia Electronics giving his welcoming speech at the Samsung Malaysia’s Solve For Tomorrow 2020 virtual event.

“It is important for the next generations to come to be equipped with the fundamental skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to adapt to the technological change and benefit from the new opportunities technology creates. We believe in their potential to reach new heights of innovation, and to develop society-changing solutions. And Samsung is committed to helping them achieve this through the educational programs we run like Solve for Tomorrow,” said Yoonsoo Kim, President of Samsung Malaysia Electronics.

Professor Dr. Noorsaadah Abd. Rahman, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Universiti Malaya sharing Universiti Malaya’s involvement in the Samsung Malaysia’s Solve for Tomorrow Competition

Solve for Tomorrow, a unique competition that fosters innovative thinking, creative problem-solving and teamwork, is carried out in partnership with Universiti Malaya STEM Centre. The competition is open to Form 1 and Form 2 students from participating secondary schools that Universiti Malaya STEM Centre regularly engages with to provide various STEM activities, helping them enhance their learning experience. The Solve for Tomorrow competition will kick off on October 9, 2020 and will culminate on December 8, 2020 with the announcement of winners.

Dato’ Roh Jae Yeol, Director of Corporate Affairs, Samsung Malaysia Electronics and Ir. Dr. Mas Sahidayana Mohktar, Head of Universiti Malaya STEM Centre sharing the details of the Samsung Malaysia’s Solve for Tomorrow 2020 Competition

Ir. Dr. Mas Sahidayana Mohktar, Head of Universiti Malaya STEM Centre remarked, "We have to enhance Science and Technology knowledge among our youngsters to solve unseen future problems. They can only paint a better picture if they are equipped with the correct tools, and the best way to ensure the mechanism is accurate is through Science and Technology education." 

Meet the guest speakers at the Samsung Malaysia’s Solve for Tomorrow Introduction Event.

 

From L to R:

1.     Ir. Dr. Mas Sahidayana Mohktar, Head of Universiti Malaya STEM Centre

2.     Lee Yan Fong, winner of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2015

3.     Dato’ Roh Jae Yeol, Director of Corporate Affairs, Samsung Malaysia Electronics

4.     Tan Kok Loon, winner of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2015

Prof. Dr. Noorsaadah Abd. Rahman, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Universiti Malaya

Participants of the competition are required to identify an issue faced by the community and develop a solution based on STEM technology. They can choose to propose the ideas focusing on any of the four themes, namely health, education, environmental and social issues.  A team of three students will be required to send in a submission in a form of essays depicting the problem to be solved and how STEM can be a creative solution.  At the second round, 10 teams that are shortlisted will be required to refine their ideas and showcase it through a PowerPoint presentation.

Three teams will be selected at the third round. They will be required to enhance their presentation with an option to create a prototype. Each team will need to submit a video recording of the presentation and the functions of the prototype. At the final stage, the three teams will battle it out to win the top prize worth up to a total of RM37,900 by impressing the judges with their innovative STEM solutions.  

The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2015 winners shared their experiences at the virtual event to inspire future innovators.


From L to R:

1.     Tan Kok Loon

Lee Yan Fong

Winners of the competition will walk away with Samsung products for their respective schools and for themselves too. The first prize winning team will receive Samsung products worth up to RM16,900 that will be presented to the school while each student will receive up to RM7,000 worth of Samsung products. For the second prize, the team will receive products worth up to RM13,500 for their school while the students will each walk away with products worth up to RM6,000. The third prize winning team will receive products worth up to RM10,000 for their school while the students will win products worth up to RM5,400 each. The winners will be judged based on the relevance of issues, creativity, feasibility of ideas, application of STEM and presentation of innovative solutions. 

Solve for Tomorrow – a unique competition encouraging youths to FIX IT with STEM by finding creative solutions to resolve challenges faced in our local communities.

“We believe the Solve for Tomorrow competition is an ideal platform for students to be exposed to science and technology; and harness their full potential through the use of technology. It is also an opportunity to engage and encourage students’ curiosity in STEM while making a difference in the society,” concluded Yoonsoo Kim.

 

For more information about Solve for Tomorrow, please visit: www.samsung.com/my/solvefortomorrow/