The now iconic Miss Universe phrase, “confidently beautiful with a heart,” may be said of Filipino-Persian orthodontist Dr. Shideh L. Nikbin. Add to that “confidently successful.” The Doctor of Dental Medicine in both Philippines and Iran, Dr. Nikbin specialized in Aesthetic Medicine, and is the CEO of Fashion Smile Dental Health and Wellness, a premium one stop dental, spa, aesthetics and skin care center, the first of its kind in Manila. She is also a board member and one of the founders of Aramesh Spa and Wellness and Pizza World.

PBA courtside reporter Rizza Diaz loves what she’s doing on the hard court – covering the country’s premier basketball league, featuring players, analyzing game plays, among others.

“I love what I do and I really enjoy covering sports. Hosting is so much fun,” says the _23_-year-old sportscaster who is now also a news anchor for Cignal’s One News for The Big Story.

Filipino actress Jennylyn Mercado proves one does not have to conform to traditional definitions and standards of beauty. At 31, she says authenticity trumps unrealistic beauty expectations.

Jennylyn Mercado named ambassador of Max Factor

“In my own journey, what I’m aspiring now is to be real. And in that sense, we must be fearless,” shares Mercado.

Highly anticipated rom-com Crazy Rich Asians—the first Hollywood film with a mainly Asian cast in a generation—dazzled the North American box office in its debut weekend, claiming the top spot, industry estimates showed Sunday.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ dazzles box office

By Abi Salas
Vancouver - Being an immigrant in Canada, Teresa would never have imagined that she could dance her way out of every difficulty and challenge she has gone through.

Tereza Paraschivescu has been dancing and singing since she was 5. She was encouraged to sing and dance only for fun, as her father did not consider it a viable career option then so he never supported her fully. The whole family was also not interested in dance. Her mother, on the other hand, was her number one fan and did her best to nurture Teresa’s passion.