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Catriona Gray arrives in Manila ahead of homecoming

Feb 16, 2019 - 6:30 AM

Catriona is scheduled to begin a series of events for her grand homecoming on February 21

Where you can catch Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray during her homecoming parade

Feb 15, 2019 - 9:34 PM

Check where she's heading on February 21 and 23

You'll love these dolls if you're a fan of Catriona Gray

Feb 15, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Which Catriona doll is your favorite?

Photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler. Photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

LOOK: Catriona Gray, Miss Vietnam 2018 H'Hen Nie slay at NYFW

Feb 13, 2019 - 10:05 AM

The two attend the Phuong My fashion show

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Miss universe Catriona Gray, Miss vietnam H'Hen Nie and Iman Oubou attend the Phuong My front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 12, 2019 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Catriona Gray's outfits in New York Fashion Week 2019

Feb 08, 2019 - 11:47 AM

Check out some of the outfits of our queen

LOOK: Catriona Gray, Kelsey Merritt meet in New York

Feb 07, 2019 - 11:58 AM

Catriona and Kelsey chance upon each other at the amfAR gala in New York

Why Karen Gallman isn't fazed when people say she doesn't 'look Filipino'

Feb 05, 2019 - 10:00 AM

'I speak Visaya, I speak Tagalog. So I'm Filipina talaga. I just let them know.' Karen says

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Karen Gallman

Feb 04, 2019 - 9:00 AM

The first Filipino Miss Intercontinental titleholder drops by Rappler

LOOK: Catriona Gray attends NFL honors

Feb 03, 2019 - 10:39 AM

Catriona and Miss USA 2018 Sarah Rose Summers hit their first red carpet event together

IN PHOTOS: Miss Vietnam H'Hen Nie visits Naga City

Feb 03, 2019 - 9:37 AM

H'Hen meets Miss Universe 2010 4th runner-up Venus Raj and is the guest of a Youth Congress in the city

SCHEDULE: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray's homecoming

Feb 02, 2019 - 10:27 AM

(2nd UPDATE) Mark your calendars for the homecoming!

LOOK: Miss Vietnam H'Hen Nie visits Manila

Feb 01, 2019 - 3:36 PM

The Philippines welcomes the Miss Universe 2019 fan favorite!

LOOK: Behind the scenes from Catriona Gray's first shoot as Miss Universe 2018

Jan 31, 2019 - 9:03 AM

We cannot wait for the glam photos!

Karen Gallman: 12 'still too young' as minimum age of criminal liability

Jan 31, 2019 - 6:30 AM

The Filipino-Australian beauty queen also approves of medical marijuana and thinks it's about time divorce be made available in the Philippines

Miss Ethnic Myanmar pageant 2019 belies minorities' woes

Jan 30, 2019 - 11:19 AM

The contest gathers members of Myanmar's ethnic groups, despite conflicts with many groups and Rohingya crisis

Candidates perform on stage as they participate in the Miss Ethnic Myanmar 2019 contest during the Myanmar Ethnics Culture festival in Yangon on January 29, 2019. - This event is being held between January 25 and 30. (Photo by YE AUNG THU / AFP)

Karen Gallman dedicates Miss Intercontinental win to Filipino fans

Jan 28, 2019 - 3:07 PM

'This crown is not just for me, it's for all of you, and a representation of what we can achieve as a nation,' says Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss Intercontinental 2018

Jan 27, 2019 - 12:29 PM

Check out the highlights from the 47th edition of the pageant

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Who is Karen Gallman, Miss Intercontinental 2018?

Jan 27, 2019 - 9:39 AM

Let's get to know Karen a little bit more

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Philippines' Karen Gallman is Miss Intercontinental 2018

Jan 27, 2019 - 12:32 AM

Karen beats 80 plus candidates for the title

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss Intercontinental 2018 winners

Jan 26, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Who will win this year's crown?

LOOK: Catriona Gray flies to Indonesia for commercial shoot

Jan 22, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Catriona is now in Indonesia to shoot a commercial for You.C1000 Vitamin

PH bet Kimi Mugford finishes in Top 5 of Miss Multinational 2018

Jan 22, 2019 - 9:14 AM

Miss USA is Miss Multinational 2018

Tyra Banks still isn't over Catriona Gray's lava walk

Jan 20, 2019 - 3:29 PM

The Lava Walk meets the Volcano Strut

LOOK: Karen Gallman's national costume for Miss Intercontinental 2018

Jan 19, 2019 - 9:41 PM

Karen's outfit is inspired by the Moriones festival and sarimanok

Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 finalist Zandrea Bailey dies after battling lupus

Jan 15, 2019 - 10:35 AM

Zandrea Bailey was diagnosed with lupus in 2012

Chavit Singson has yet to 'accept' Miss Universe PH franchise – report

Jan 14, 2019 - 3:09 PM

In a previous interview published on 'The Philippine Star,' the former governor had said that the Philippine franchise 'is already with [him]'

Who is Miss Tourism World Intercontinental Francesca Taruc?

Jan 14, 2019 - 9:44 AM

Here are a few things about the new titleholder from the Philippines

Chavit Singson: Miss Universe Philippines franchise 'already with me'

Jan 13, 2019 - 12:18 PM

The former Ilocos Sur governor says a formal announcement will be made by the Miss Universe Organization soon

Karen Gallman hopes to win Miss Intercontinental crown for PH

Jan 12, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Karen wins two special awards during the media presentation at Sofitel Manila

IN PHOTOS: Candidates of Miss Intercontinental 2018 beauty pageant

Jan 12, 2019 - 9:24 AM

More than 80 candidates, including the Philippines' Karen Gallman, are competing for the crown in Manila

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters engaged to Tim Tebow

Jan 11, 2019 - 10:48 AM

'I love you and I can’t wait to spend forever with you!' Demi-Leigh says of her beau

Catriona Gray clarifies winning answer in Miss Universe final Q&A

Jan 11, 2019 - 10:13 AM

'I was not romanticizing poverty,' says Catriona

IN PHOTOS: Catriona Gray's media tour outfits

Jan 10, 2019 - 5:27 PM

See what our beauty queen wore during her media week tour

Catriona Gray talks about social media and the PH vs Aus 'debate'

Jan 09, 2019 - 5:58 PM

Catriona gets candid on topics ranging from criticism on pageants and the 'war' on social media – is she Filipino, Australian, both?

WATCH: Catriona Gray shows off singing prowess in US media tour

Jan 09, 2019 - 12:24 PM

Catriona kicks off day 2 of her media tour with an appearance on 'Good Day New York'

WATCH: Catriona Gray teaches you how to do the slow-mo turn

Jan 08, 2019 - 12:26 PM

Catriona gamely shows the turn during an interview on 'Celebrity Page Network'

WATCH: Catriona Gray charms viewers as she kicks off Miss Universe media tour

Jan 08, 2019 - 9:11 AM

Catriona appears on 'Good Morning America' and 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' on day one of her media rounds

Catching up with Team Catriona Gray

Jan 06, 2019 - 1:42 PM

Rappler's Voltaire Tayag sits down with the Miss Universe 2018 winner's team

Catriona Gray arrives in New York to start Miss Universe reign

Jan 04, 2019 - 1:57 PM

The beauty queen shares a photo from her new apartment

NEW QUEEN. Catriona Gray is set to begin her reign as Miss Universe 2018. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Miss Universe PH franchise still with Bb Pilipinas

Jan 03, 2019 - 5:13 PM

'It's still with us,' BPCI chairperson Stella Araneta tells reporters

LOOK: Miss Universe 2nd runner-up Sthefany Gutierrez's before and after photo goes viral

Jan 03, 2019 - 2:55 PM

Sthefany Gutiérrez also acknowledges the doctor's work

Catriona Gray on saying goodbye to 2018: My heart is full

Jan 01, 2019 - 7:30 PM

'I have so much to be grateful for and in bidding farewell to 2018, my heart is full,' says Catriona

The year in pageants: Philippines' highs and lows

Dec 31, 2018 - 2:06 PM

The Philippines continues its winning streak, but suffers some heartaches along the way

WATCH: Miss Denmark and Sweden shed tears of joy after Catriona Gray's win

Dec 27, 2018 - 2:49 PM

Here's why Denmark's Helena Heuser and Sweden's Emma Strandberg were so happy after 'Kit Cat's' win

WATCH: Karen Gallman talks travel, PH culture in video for Miss Intercontinental 2018

Dec 27, 2018 - 9:48 AM

Karen is set to compete in the Miss Intercontinental competition in January 2019

LOOK: Mak Tumang unveils Catriona Gray's 3rd gown for Miss Universe

Dec 27, 2018 - 9:43 AM

The 'Perla Oriente' or Pearl of the Orient is a tribute to the Philippines' pearl of the orient tag

Catriona Gray’s 'O Holy Night' cover will make your Christmas merry indeed

Dec 24, 2018 - 1:39 PM

Miss Universe 2018 has some serious singing chops

SINGER. Catriona Gray, pictured her at the Frontrow/Miss Universe press conference, lends her angelic voice to a cover of 'O Holy Night.' File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Why Christmas is sentimental for Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism International 2018 Aya Fernandez

Dec 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM

We catch up with the beauty queen to talk Christmas traditions and why family matters

Beauty pageants in the Philippines: Changes, what's next?

Dec 23, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Asia is the next market for the beauty pageant industry