About Molecular

BERNICE
LIU

HONG KONG

Bernice Liu is an actress, dancer, singer and writer. Bernice began her entertainment career after winning the 2001 Miss Chinese International and has starred in over twenty TVB drama series. She first hosted a lifestyle wine and food travelogue to Australia in 2004 where she first fell in love with the world of wine and good food!

Born and raised in British Columbia, Canada Bernice was brought up around the food industry where her family owned and ran a restaurant for many years. She is a food and wine lover, and got a WSET award in wine. Her passion has led her to various parts of the world, curious in all aspects of the world of wine and wine-making, leading her to successfully create her own wine label in Napa Valley as well as in Bordeaux.

CINDY
BURBRIDGE

THAILAND

Cindy Burbridge, also known by her Thai name Sirinya Bishop is a top runway and print model based in Thailand. She has been modeling and appearing in TV commercials since 1993. Cindy took up her first modeling assignment for a commercial shot in water. This opportunity came about when her father who owned a scuba diving equipment shop was seeking for a model who could also dive.

In 1996, Cindy went on to represent Thailand in the Miss World Pageant in Bangalore, India. After the pageant, she made her foray into the entertainment scene by appearing in high profile campaigns for Mitsubishi TV, Lervia, Dance Cologne, Closeup, Nescafe On Ice, Lavenus Shampoo, Lux Skincare, Sony Wega Engine, The Central 1 Card, Samsung Air-Conditioner and Home Appliances, Marie France Bodyline and D-Nee Pure.

No stranger to TV commercials, Cindy took her acting up a notch by landing roles in various local Thai drama series. During this time, the model-turned-actress continued emceeing events and TV hosting where she became the host of Channel [V] International for two years. In 2005, Cindy landed her first feature film role in a local Thai movie, The Kingmaker where she was nominated for 'Best Supporting Actress' at the 2005 Suphanahongse Awards.

Apart from modeling, this beauty queen also has writing chops to go with her good looks. Cindy is a well-regarded celebrity columnist in Thailand where she has written for Today's Women Magazine in which her columns were later compiled into a pocket book. Today, Cindy contributes as a columnist in the Modern Mom magazine after giving birth to her pride and joy, Leila Carmen Bishop in 2009.

A campaigner in pursuit of a better world, Cindy is a strong supporter of various charities like the Camillian Social Center (an organization dedicated to taking care of people and children with AIDS/HIV) where she is a committee board member, Make A Wish Thailand, Habitat For Humanity and Pattaya Orphanage.

Adding to her already impressive resume, Cindy is also a restaurateur and entrepreneur. She owns a Japanese restaurant, Ikkyu-An with her husband, is the managing director of Seafari Co. Ltd., and acts as brand ambassador/co-importer of Leluu, an active wear apparel line from Australia.

CRYSTAL
LI

TAIWAN

Crystal Li's charming personality along with her fluent command in both English and Mandarin has made her a sought-after host in Taiwan. She has lent her hosting talents to high-profile events such as Lexus Asia Awards, Samsung & BMW parties, Venetian Macau Opening Ceremony and press conferences for global brands (such as Yahoo, L'Occtaine Yellow Tail, Haagen Dazs, etc.).

With a growing popularity, it did not take long for Crystal to find her way into television. She has since hosted numerous variety programmes with the likes of HBO Taiwan and has appeared in many television commercials for international and local brands alike therefore, it is not surprising to find this Taiwanese beauty to be a familiar face if you happen to bump into her on the street.

Outside of television, Crystal has also lent her face to various print and online advertisements.

Crystal has spent some time strutting the runway by modeling for Nine West, EQ IQ, Max & Co., Aquasctum, DAKS, LEONARD, and so on.

In 2007, Crystal landed her first and second feature film role. She was then subsequently casted in three more feature films in 2009 and 2010.

Crystal also enjoys performing on stage where she currently has three musical dramas under her belt.

FITRIA
SECHAN

INDONESIA

Fitria Sechan, or Ade as she is more affectionately known burst into the modeling scene in 1993 by appearing in magazines and music videos.

Her first TV gig came calling in 1994 from TVRI where she did a series of interviews with celebrated international music artistes such a Mr. Big, Scatman, Color Me Bad, just to name a few. The following year Ade secured a hosting spot on Music Mingguan, a weekly music programme shown on ANTV showcasing local musicians and bands. Despite her busy schedule, she was also the host for tent-pole events such as The Latin Grammy Awards for Indonesian television. After Music Mingguan, Ade took over the reins of Asia Bagus from Najib Ali for one whole season.

Apart from hosting, Ade lent her face to numerous TV commercials, print ads, as well as gracing the silver screen on quite a few occasions. More recently, she was casted as one of the Vixens on ONROP, a local Indonesian musical extravaganza by award-winning writer/director Joko Anwar.

On a more personal note, Ade is a self-proclaimed foodie. She takes great pleasures in trying out different kinds of food from all over the world. In a nutshell, food excites her. She also thinks that food can be very sensual, and is a firm believer of the saying "The way to a man's heart is through his stomach".

Ade also enjoys spending time in the kitchen where she experiments with different recipes from her beloved mother, cookbooks, cooking shows and when surfing the internet. It is her insane food cravings that made her want to learn how to cook.

In her own words, "Cooking soothes me. It puts me in a zone where it becomes very therapeutic. Not only that it is my hobby but also my passion".

JOANNE
PEH

SINGAPORE

After winning the title of Miss Elegant and Miss Personality in Miss Singapore Universe 2002, Joanne was talent spotted and signed on as an artiste with MediaCorp. Despite having to juggle both work and her university studies at the same time, her excellent performances won her both the Most Popular Newcomer award and the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes award at the Star Awards 2004, an annual award ceremony for TV personalities.

After her graduation from the School of Communication and Information of Nanyang Technological University, Joanne continued her acting career with the station as a full-time actress. She impressed audiences with her natural acting in drama serials such as Like Father, Like Daughter, The Golden Path, The Little Nyonya and A Tale of 2 Cities. Her compelling portrayal of Yuzhu, the ill-fated girl with a heart of gold in The Little Nyonya, earned her rave reviews, as well as a Best Actress award nod at Star Awards 2009.

Joanne's foray into movies started as early as 2004, when she acted in Jack Neo' s movie The Best Bet. In 2011, she proved her versatility and potential as a movie actress in Raintree Pictures' highly successful festive blockbuster, It' s A Great Great World.

Effectively bilingual and well-known for her eloquence and intelligence, Joanne is also a competent host for variety shows and specials, including President' s Star Charity 2005 and The Activist Journey, which won her the Best Info-ed Programme Host award at Star Awards 2011.

A highly sought-after celebrity for commercial endorsements, Joanne has lent her face to numerous immensely successful campaigns, including Lux and Jetstar.

PAULA
MALAI
ALI

MALAYSIA

One of Asia's most popular television personalities, Paula Malai Ali invaluable experience and passion for working in television has made her a key addition to STAR Sports' strong ensemble of presenters, adding a touch of glamour and charm to the sports entertainment channel.

Known for her consummate professionalism, Paula is a hot favourite in the entertainment industry in Malaysia as well as across the region. The high-profile presenter is also the face of many international brands.

Over the past 9 years, Paula has having graced the screen for various networks, with Channel [V] being the place she called home for four years. Besides her work on television, Paula also presented several radio programs in Malaysia, and acted on the theatre stage. Because of her career achievements, she was featured in a special episode on The Oprah Winfrey Show that profiled successful women in their thirties.

The Eurasian beauty is a mainstay on the Formula One pre and post-race show, Race Day and Chequered Flag with Steve Dawson, and the weekly sports highlights show Seven @ Seven. Paula is also one of the anchors on STAR Sports' news programme Score Tonight.