By Alex Y. Vergara
While Filipinos the world over waited with bated breath some time last November for Miss Universe hosts Thomas Roberts and Mel B. to announce the five finalists in Moscow, celebrated Filipino beauty queen maker Jonas Gaffud of Aces & Queens was running to the nearest men’s room of the huge Crocus City Hall, the event’s venue.
IT’S NO secret, fashion designer Veejay Floresca loves beauty contests. After all, he was one of the four Venus Raj fans whose YouTube video went viral and led to a TV commercial two years ago.
By Marge C. Enriquez
In a drive to expand its market, Watsons recently launched its new campaign and brand ambassadors. And it’s working to strengthen its pharmacy section with improved service and affordable pricing, to make Watsons more than just a personal-care store.
By Fe Zamora
Call him a modern-day Professor Higgins, for in a way that’s what kinesiologist John Jay Cuay is doing.
By Pam Pastor
Some people call them The Viral Four. Designers Veejay Floresca and Martin Bautista, corporate travel consultant Lex Librea and graduate student Aleq Africa hogged more than their fair share of YouTube spotlight after Lex uploaded the video of their reaction when Venus Raj made it to the top 15 at last year’s Miss Universe pageant. The hilarious clip made its rounds on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr—and that was just the start.
By Armin Adina
Filipino beauty queens gave a rousing send-off to the country’s Miss Universe bet, architecture topnotcher Shamcey Supsup, and expressed confidence she would bring home a crown. The Bb. Pilipinas-Universe title holder is leaving Wednesday for training in Colombia before proceeding to Brazil for the big event on Sept. 12. At the send-off party held on [...]
By Armin Adina
Her name has now become synonymous with beauty and grace, but Venus Raj reveals that she did not always feel beautiful about herself. She may have been named after the Greek goddess of love and beauty, but the 2010 Miss Universe fourth runner-up recalls that when she was young, she would always run crying to [...]