1. Heart Evangelista is among the best-dressed celebs at the Harper's Bazaar ICONS party
Guests at the Harper's Bazaar ICONS party, which was held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, brought their A-game to the New York Fashion Week event. Both The Cut and Elle featured Heart Evangelista in their best-dressed lists, along with the likes of Paris Hilton and Kendall Jenner. Heart attended the party in a sleek black Mark Bumgarner creation. The night was made even more memorable because a shoe was ~allegedly~ thrown in a catfight between Cardi B and Nicki Minaj.
2. Kim Chiu wins Female Pop Artist of the Year
Winners of the Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards For Music were announced on September 9, 2018, at the Newport Performing Arts Theatre, Resorts World Manila. Kim Chiu was named 2018 Female Pop Artist of the Year for the track "Okay Na Ako." Kim actually ran to the stage when her award was announced! (PEP)
3. The first teaser for Bea Alonzo and Aga Muhlach's movie has been released
The teaser, posted on Instagram by director Paul Soriano, shows Aga Muhlach as a business adviser who meets a happy-go-lucky Bea Alonzo. First Love is set in Canada and is a joint project of Ten17p, Viva Films, and Star Cinema.
4. The Philippines ranks first among Asia's top 10 gender-equal countries
Results for the World Economic Forum's 2018 Global Gender Gap Index have been released and the Philippines is on top when it comes to Asia. The report analyzes the education, economic, health, and political opportunities for men and women and the country has reportedly closed 79 percent of its total gender gap. (World Economic Forum)
5. This year's Manila International Book Fair is bigger than ever
The 39th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) is happening this September 12 to 16, 2018, at the SMX Convention Center, and homegrown brand National Book Store has a lot of great offers for all of the bookworms out there. Readers get to look forward to live demos, creative workshops, and great deals and discounts! Actor, model, LGBTQIA+ advocate, and author Nico Tortorella will also be present on September 16 for the All of It Is You tour.
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