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Binibining Pilipinas 2018 post-pageant review: a new beginning

Mar 20, 2018 - 9:17 PM

Pageant contributor Voltaire Tayag gives us a quick review of this year's most talked about competition

Meet some of the contestants of the Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018

Mar 20, 2018 - 8:07 PM

This year's batch of finalists includes beauty queens like Queenie Rehman and Joanna Tolledo

Bb Pilipinas 2018 candidate seemingly copies answer from magazine campaign

Mar 20, 2018 - 3:50 PM

Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2018 Eva Patalinjug's answer during the pageant's question and answer round appears to have been copied from a Mega magazine quote

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation March 18 2018

Catriona Gray thanks fans for support in pageant journey

Mar 20, 2018 - 2:30 PM

'Just to think that I'm going to be able to say Catriona Gray, Philippines, gives me the chills all over again,' she says

Why you should check out Rustan's summer travel fair

Mar 20, 2018 - 2:00 PM

From March 16 to 18 in Rustan’s Makati and March 27-29 at Rustan's Shangri-la, explore curated options for summer destinations and all other essentials

PARADISE. The Crimson Resort in Boracay. Photo courtesy of Rustan's

Artists explore neutrality in a world filled with biases

Mar 20, 2018 - 12:14 PM

'Can a neutral state of mind be a free zone where we can breathe, be free of the constant pace, or is neutrality an extreme that leaves us with nothing but indifference?' ask the artists behind the 'Neutral' exhibit at the Provenance Gallery

'NEUTRAL' EXHIBIT. One of the works of Paris-based artist Alex Villaluz in the 'Neutral' exhibit at the Provenance Art Gallery in Shangri-la Bonifacio Global City. Image from the Provenance Art Gallery Facebook Page

How to use LinkedIn for your job search

Mar 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Need a new job? Here's how to use the tools you have to your advantage

Behind the lens with Raymond Saldaña

Mar 19, 2018 - 8:01 PM

Let's get to know the man behind the portraits of today's beauty queens

From Miss World Philippines 2016 to Miss Universe Philippines 2018: The journey of Catriona Gray

Mar 19, 2018 - 8:00 PM

She took on the World, now she's ready to conquer the Universe

Photo by Ben Nabong

UP Fine Arts students call out Bb Pilipinas, ABS-CBN over damaged artworks

Mar 19, 2018 - 5:07 PM

'The idea of art as an advocacy, if it [should] not be pretentious and artificial, is significant and beautiful,' says fine arts student Vien Valencia

Catriona Gray tops Rappler poll on Bb Pilipinas 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 2:58 PM

The newly-crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2018 tops Rappler's unofficial poll

FAN FAVORITE. Catriona Gray tops Rappler's poll. Photo by Rappler

READ: Rachel Peters' final speech at Binibining Pilipinas Coronation Night 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 12:37 PM

Here's Rachel's final speech about her reign as Miss Universe Philippines 2017

Do you have the guts to make your idea happen?

Mar 19, 2018 - 6:40 AM

Cannes Lions awardee Anselmo Ramos shares his secret to making the best campaigns – and it’s all about trusting your gut

READ: Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray's winning answer

Mar 19, 2018 - 1:57 AM

This is how you win a Binibining Pilipinas title!

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Q & A

Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 1:19 AM

She's set to represent the country in the 2018 Miss Universe pageant

CATRIONA GRAY. Miss Universe Philippines 2018 addresses the women of Marawi City in her winning answer. Photo by Rappler

Photo recap: Binibining Pilipinas 2018 coronation night

Mar 19, 2018 - 1:19 AM

Here's what happened on the big night!

IN PHOTOS: Binibining Pilipinas 2018 long gown competition

Mar 18, 2018 - 11:53 PM

(UPDATED) Here's a look at the Top 25 contestants in their gowns!

IN PHOTOS: Binibining Pilipinas 2018 swimsuit competition

Mar 18, 2018 - 10:25 PM

(UPDATED) See the ladies rock their swimsuits here!

All photos by Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners, Binibining Pilipinas 2018

Mar 18, 2018 - 9:14 PM

(UPDATED) Here are the beauty queens representing the Philippines in upcoming international pageants

[POLL] Binibining Pilipinas 2018: Who will be Miss Universe Philippines?

Mar 18, 2018 - 7:33 PM

Who do you think will take the most coveted crown? Vote for your favorite on Rappler's unofficial poll!

[Two Pronged] Is she really his ex if they're still living together?

Mar 18, 2018 - 2:45 PM

A woman questions her relationship with her boyfriend, who asked her to keep their romance a secret and still shares a house with his supposed ex-girlfriend

LOOK: Mariel de Leon, Catriona Gray meet before pageant night

Mar 17, 2018 - 11:15 PM

(UPDATED) 'Sisters have each other's backs,' Mariel says after her meeting with Catriona

12 Bb Pilipinas titleholders who entered showbiz

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:00 PM

These beauty queens have dipped themselves into the world of show business

WATCH: Get to know the Bb Pilipinas 2018 candidates

Mar 17, 2018 - 3:26 PM

Rappler catches up with some of the Bb Pilipinas beauties just a few days before the big night to get their thoughts on social media haters and what it means to be a Binibini

BBP 2018 Jag March 17 2018 Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

5 travel bags for all kinds of summer adventures

Mar 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Travel bags

Who's hungry for the crown? Predictions for Bb Pilipinas 2018

Mar 16, 2018 - 8:00 PM

As we approach pageant night, blogger Norman Tinio shares who he thinks may go home as winners

TodayxFuture promoter called out for sexually inappropriate behavior

Mar 16, 2018 - 7:24 PM

(UPDATED) Austin Castañeda issues an apology on Twitter

TODAYXFUTURE. The owner of the Cubao club apologizes for sexually inappropriate behavior

5 ways to make the most of Campfire Sessions with Urbandub

Mar 16, 2018 - 6:12 PM

The first Campfire Session of the summer is happening soon!

URBANDUB. The band is set to perform at Campfire Sessions on March 17 to 18. File photo shows the band's frontman Gabby Alipe and guitarist John Dinopol at Rappler's Live Jam in February 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Lessons from running the Jerusalem Marathon

Mar 16, 2018 - 12:53 PM

TV host and motivational speaker Anthony Pangilinan shares his memorable run in the Holy Land

7 pairs of shoes to buy for summer

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Keep your feet cool and comfy this season!

Bb Pilipinas: The best bets list

Mar 15, 2018 - 8:01 PM

Pageant contributor Voltaire Tayag shares his thoughts of the candidates he thinks will have a shot at the 6 titles

Have you stumbled upon Robins Design Center yet?

Mar 14, 2018 - 10:29 PM

Looking for a one-stop shop for high-end home furnishings? This design center might just be your best bet.

Modern Filipiniana: Renee Salud’s take on neo-ethnic fashion wows Berlin

Mar 14, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The designer wows with designs showcasing Filipino indigenous weaves

The 4 most common job interview questions

Mar 14, 2018 - 3:07 PM

Are you a fresh graduate? In between jobs?

Dani Barretto and Laureen Uy share their summer skincare tips

Mar 14, 2018 - 2:18 PM

Two top bloggers share ways to keep skin glowing and beach-ready at the launch of the Watsons Love the Sun campaign

SKINCARE TIPS. Laureen Uy shares how she keeps her skin summer-ready. Photo by Precious del Valle/Rappler

Bb Pilipinas queens defend Mariel de Leon on 'scripted' remark

Mar 13, 2018 - 9:26 PM

Katarina Rodriguez, Elizabeth Clenci appeal to fans to stop bashing Mariel over the 'scripted' remark towards Catriona Gray

Are you a 'Trolls' fan? Catch them at Universal Studios Singapore

Mar 13, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Try this for a family summer getaway

TROLLS. 'Trolls' characters Poppy and Branch greet guests at TrollsTopia at Universal Studios Singapore. All photos by Jill Tan Radovan/Rappler

Work that beach body with these activewear pieces for men and women

Mar 13, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Summer is the best time to refresh your workout wardrobe

Despite the haters, this Bb Pilipinas candidate did not give up

Mar 13, 2018 - 5:36 PM

After being body shamed for being 'fat,' Binibini candidate 18 Rosantonette Mendoza shares how she gained confidence by becoming healthy

8 kinds of hair removal methods explained

Mar 13, 2018 - 5:30 PM

What exactly is sugaring?

Senate honors Freddie Aguilar for 'lifetime contributions' to PH arts

Mar 13, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Singer-composer Freddie Aguilar is a known supporter of President Rodrigo Duterte

SENATE LAUDS FREDDIE AGUILAR: Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III (right) presents a copy of Senate Resolution 658 recognizing Filipino singer and composer Freddie “Anak” Aguilar (2nd, left) for his “lifetime outstanding contributions to Philippine arts and culture,” Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Aguilar was accompanied by his wife, Jovie Aguilar (left). (PRIB Photo by Joseph Vidal/AYA/13 March 2018)

11 things you can now buy for cheaper from Muji

Mar 13, 2018 - 2:28 PM

That zen aesthetic doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg anymore

Designer Spotlight: Nat Manilag

Mar 13, 2018 - 2:13 PM

What started as a childhood fantasy turns into reality for the designer from Agusan del Norte

Batangas hotel offers bike pilgrimage for Lent

Mar 13, 2018 - 11:08 AM

The annual 'Bisikleta Iglesia' will kick off on March 24, spanning a 52-kilometer religious and heritage tour

BISIKLETA TOUR. Participants of the Bisikleta Tour park their bikes outside a church in Batangas. Photo courtesy of Lima Hotel

Audrey Hepburn and Hubert de Givenchy, the friendship that changed fashion

Mar 13, 2018 - 10:44 AM

The actress and fashion designer's partnership is one of the most memorable tandems in fashion history

PARTNERSHIP. File photo on October 21, 1991 shows French designer Hubert de Givenchy and American actress Audrey Hepburn talking at the Galliera Museum in Paris during a reception honoring Givenchy for his 40 years in fashion. Their designer-muse relationship was one of the most memorable ones in fashion history. Photo by Pierre Guillaud/AFP

French designer Hubert de Givenchy dies aged 91

Mar 13, 2018 - 10:19 AM

The designer's partner Philippe Venet announces that de Givenchy died in his sleep

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 15, 2017 French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, 90, attends a press conference to present an exhibition dedicated to his 40-year career at the Cite Internationale de la Dentelle et de la Mode (International Centre for Lace and Fashion) in Calais, northern France.  French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy died aged 91 it was announced on March 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN

McDonald’s treats everyone to breakfast on March 19

Mar 12, 2018 - 9:28 PM

The fast food chain carries on its National Breakfast Day tradition

LONGGADESAL. This year's free breakfast is a longganisa patty sandwiched in between pandesal buns. Photo courtesy of McDonald's

What’s Next for the 2017 Bb Pilipinas Queens?

Mar 12, 2018 - 9:01 PM

Just days before Bb Pilipinas 2018 coronation night, Rappler contributor Voltaire Tayag catches up with the 2017 queens on what's next after crowning their successors

Why Pia Wurtzbach turned down a chance to appear in U.S. 'Big Brother'

Mar 12, 2018 - 8:41 PM

Pia gives her advice to people waiting for their big break, plus her thoughts on the Bb Pilipinas chances of fan favorites Catriona Gray and Michele Gumabao

Pia Wurtzbach on CBB / Bb Pilipinas /Acting

6 tips for achieving summer-ready skin

Mar 12, 2018 - 12:24 PM

Get healthy, glowing skin before heading out for adventures under the sun