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Rachel Peters: A Bicolana’s journey to the Universe
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - May 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Rachel Louise Peters, the lovely maiden from Camarines Sur, is a proud bearer of the Miss Universe-Philippines 2017 title. As of this writing, the idea hasn’t completely sunk in for this Bicolana.
May Bernad: Comfortable in her own skin
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - May 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
For May Bernad, true beauty is being comfortable in one’s own skin — and wearing it well.
Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa: ‘This moment has only happened in my dreams’
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - October 30, 2016 - 12:00am
(Ed’s note: Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa was one of the 15 “Women of Allure” chosen by The STAR’s Allure section last May. She is the sixth Filipina to wear the Miss International...
Maxine Medina Beginner’s Luck
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - May 29, 2016 - 12:00am
Before Maria Mika Maxine Perez Medina joined Binibining Pilipinas 2016, she would look at the billboards of Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, the third Filipina to bring home the elusive crown, and muse: “Kawawa...
Kylie Verzosa Baguio’s beauty & brains
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - May 29, 2016 - 12:00am
Just how many job descriptions could a beauty queen have?
Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, the alluring Miss Universe
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - December 25, 2015 - 9:00am
When asked what qualities made her a standout amongst the other 33 candidates vying for the most coveted Binibining Pilipinas-Universe title this year, 25-year-old Center for Asian Culinary Studies alumna Pia Alonzo...
By Hook or by Cook
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - August 29, 2015 - 10:00am
Margarita “Gaita” Araneta Fores carries a vast array of titles underneath her sleeve, or, shall we say, her multi-layered toque — chef par excellance, enterprising businesswoman, benevolent employer,...
Rockett Science • Jenny Rockett
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - July 6, 2014 - 12:00am
She was out of the Philippines for eight years to fulfill her dreams — attending school and working in New York, traveling across Asia for modeling stints and pursuing graduate studies in Paris and Singapore....
Long live the queen!• Bianca Guidotti
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - June 29, 2014 - 12:00am
Beauty pageant aficionados, analysts and chroniclers can’t help but focus their attention on Mary Anne Bianca Garcia Guidotti, the Philippines’ representative to this year’s Miss International beauty...
Happiness by design • Vania Romoff
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - June 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Vania Krizia Sta. Cruz Romoff, or simply Vania Romoff as she is known professionally, is the one of the youngest sources of pride of the Queen City of the South.
And the night belonged to women...
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - September 30, 2012 - 12:00am
And their appreciative men.
Gwendoline Ruias: Ruias of Light
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - February 16, 2012 - 12:00am
This half-Filipino, half-French beauty queen reveals to GREGGY V. VERA CRUZ the elusive factors that make her… world-class!
Mel Tiangco: Heart on Fire
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - February 16, 2012 - 12:00am
What lies beneath the regal persona of broadcast journalist Mel Tiangco is a compassionate heart that beats for the people.
Shamcey Supsup: Shamcey's Baptism of Beauty
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - November 17, 2011 - 12:00am
For this newbie in the beauty pageant scene, being crowned as the official Philippine representative to the Miss Universe 2011 beauty pageant came as a shocking surprise!
Super Women
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - October 2, 2011 - 12:00am
They’re super and superb.
Jed Madela: With a Song in His Heart
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - July 6, 2011 - 12:00am
With Jed Madela’s high-caliber performances, multiple awards and dynamic renditions from his deep repertoire, the airline industry’s loss is the music world’s gain.
Richard Hardin and Richard Herrrera: Amazing Riches
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - June 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Reeling from their triumphant victory as the first Philippine team to win the action-packed reality TV competition The Amazing Race Asia, this formidable duo goes full throttle while planning their next move.
The Crimson Tide
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - June 2, 2011 - 12:00am
The ultimate pampering cocoon designed to uplift the spirit and heal the body welcomes guests to its rejuvenating arms in the Queen City of the South.
Ria Domingo: Life on Cloud Nine
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - March 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Her business card spells out her name in full glory: Ma. Sylvia Carrion-Domingo.
Christine Jacob-Sandejas : Five-star mom
by Greggy V. Vera Cruz - March 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Happily married to Francisco “Paco” Sandejas for the past 11 years, former Eat Bulaga co-host Christine Jacob-Sandejas is the absolute picture of bliss and contentment, with that radiant smile never failing...
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