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LIST: Candidates for Miss World Philippines 2018

Aug 15, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Who will follow the steps of the 2017 queens?

Katarina Rodriguez joins Miss World Philippines

Aug 15, 2018 - 5:07 PM

Katarina jumps from Intercontinental to Miss World Philippines aspirant

Catriona Gray, JC Santos share journey as HIV/AIDS awareness spokespersons

Aug 10, 2018 - 3:17 PM

'It took losing a good friend of mine at the age of 26,' says Catriona

Photos by Alexa Villano/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Meet the candidates of Mr and Ms Chinatown 2018

Aug 09, 2018 - 9:16 AM

The coronation night is scheduled on September 2 at the Mall of Asia Arena

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

DOH launches HIV/AIDS advocacy via pageant

Aug 04, 2018 - 5:43 PM

The LHIVE FREE Redvocates will search for 3 spokespersons – a man, a woman, and a transwoman – to help the Department of Health spread public awareness on HIV/AIDS

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

Miss Universe 2018 to be held in Thailand

Jul 31, 2018 - 4:35 PM

This is the 3rd time for Thailand to host the pageant

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa 2017 is crowned Miss Universe at the conclusion of the three-hour special programming event on FOX at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, November 26th from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The new winner will move to New York City where she will live during her reign and become a spokesperson for various causes alongside The Miss Universe Organization. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

What Catriona Gray thinks of a transwoman competing in Miss Universe 2018

Jul 03, 2018 - 10:22 PM

Catriona says she has no problem competing with Spain's Angela Ponce, who won the title last week

Transwoman wins Miss Universe Spain 2018

Jun 30, 2018 - 4:24 PM

Angela Ponce will represent Spain in the Miss Universe pageant, set to take place by the end of the year

Former Ateneo Lady Eagle Therese Gaston joins Miss Manila 2018

Jun 20, 2018 - 3:18 PM

Therese follows in the footsteps of Michele Gumabao, who won Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2018

Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman is engaged

Jun 18, 2018 - 10:04 AM

Karen announces her engagement to longtime boyfriend Ian Garton

Mr International Neil Perez rushed to hospital after motorcycle accident

Jun 01, 2018 - 5:38 PM

Jonas Gaffud, Neil's manager, says the policeman, model, and titleholder is doing fine but under observation after the mishap

WATCH: Cecilio Asuncion on hosting Miss Teen USA, pageantry, and what the future holds

May 27, 2018 - 12:35 PM

Rappler's Voltaire Tayag sits down with Cece Asuncion to talk pageantry, modelling, and hosting the Miss Teen USA pageant

Meet the man behind this string art portrait of Catriona Gray

May 23, 2018 - 12:32 PM

Onofre Guiao has also done portraits of Miriam Defensor-Santiago, Angel Locsin, Alessandra de Rossi, and Empoy, using string art and coffee

Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Silvia Celeste Cortesi: I will do my best

May 22, 2018 - 11:46 PM

The Filipino-Italian queen says she will give her everything as she represents the country in the Miss Earth pageant

Meet Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Silvia Celeste Cortesi

May 20, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Get to know the Filipino-Italian beauty queen who will represent the country in Miss Earth

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018

May 20, 2018 - 6:08 PM

Here's everything you missed from this year's coronation night

Ms. Earth 2018 coronation. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Silvia Celeste Cortesi's winning answers

May 20, 2018 - 12:41 AM

What did Silvia Celeste Cortesi have to say about preventing another Boracay?

MISS EARTH PHILIPPINES. Silvia Celeste Cortesi takes home the crown. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Silvia Celeste Cortesi wins Miss Earth Philippines 2018!

May 19, 2018 - 11:47 PM

Here is the queen who will represent the Philippines in the international Miss Earth 2018 pageant!

FULL LIST: Winners, Miss Earth Philippines 2018

May 19, 2018 - 11:45 PM

Here is Karen Ibasco's successor!

WINNERS. The winners of Miss Earth Philippines 2018. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018, 'Dyosa ng Kalikasan' segment

May 19, 2018 - 10:44 PM

See the ladies in costume!

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018, evening gown segment

May 19, 2018 - 10:07 PM

See the ladies in their glittering gowns!

QUEENS. The candidates of Miss Earth Philippines 2018 in their gowns. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018, swimsuit segment

May 19, 2018 - 9:44 PM

See the candidates walk in their swimsuits!

SWIMSUIT SEGMENT. The Miss Earth Philippines candidates get summery in their swimsuits by Ricky Abad. All screenshots courtesy of Miss Earth Philippines live stream

Miss Earth PH 2017 Karen Ibasco looks back on her reign before she passes the crown

May 19, 2018 - 9:18 AM

As she prepares to crown her successor, Karen talks about the work she's done and the controversies she weathered after winning the country's 4th Miss Earth crown

Predictions: Who will win Miss Earth Philippines 2018?

May 18, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio gives us his take on this year's candidates

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018 coronation night

May 17, 2018 - 8:33 PM

Who will take home the crown and represent the country in the international pageant? Find out here on Rappler!

Where are they now? Former Miss Earth PH contestants who shine in different fields

May 17, 2018 - 6:28 PM

From journalists to entrepreneurs, these are just some of the women whose Miss Earth past may surprise you

MISS EARTH ALUMNAE. Athena Imperial, Venus Raj, and Imelda Schweighart are among the former contestants of the Miss Earth Philippines pageant. Photos from Instagram.com/imeeschweighartt, Instagram.com/onlyvenusraj, Instagram.com/athenaimperial

PH won't host Miss Universe in 2018, says DOT chief Romulo-Puyat

May 16, 2018 - 6:56 PM

(UPDATED) 'Maybe maghintay-hintay muna tayo. Baka there are other programs that we can implement other than Miss Universe,' Puyat says

Newly installed Tourism secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat arrives at the DOT office in Makati City on May 15, 2018. Puyat urged the undersecretary and assistant secretary to file a courtesy resignation for the agency to start anew following the demand of President Rodrigo Duterte of no corruption in the DOT. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Miss Earth Philippines winners: Where are they now?

May 16, 2018 - 9:39 AM

Here's a quick look back at the ladies who have reigned as Miss Earth Philippines

Catriona Gray talks about doing her own interview for a newspaper

May 11, 2018 - 9:20 AM

Catriona's story on the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program will come out in a daily broadsheet

IN PHOTOS: The candidates of Miss Earth Philippines 2018

May 10, 2018 - 6:25 PM

This year's theme is 'Dyosa ng Inang Kalikasan'

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

New DOT Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat on hosting Miss Universe: 'Tignan muna natin'

May 09, 2018 - 4:50 PM

Puyat makes the comment in a TV show amid reports that the country will host the 2018 edition

Photo by Alecs Ongcal

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe queens, World's Strongest Man join 'Grit and Glam' fashion show

May 09, 2018 - 10:50 AM

Pia Wurtzbach, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere, and Hafthor Bjornsson lead the fun evening at the Cove

Photo by Alecs Ongcal

PH hosting Miss Universe 2018? Stay tuned, says Paula Shugart

May 07, 2018 - 6:52 PM

Paula Shugart, president of the Miss Universe organization is in the country along with Iris Mittenaere and Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters for the Grit and Glam fashion event

grit and glam sofitel. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Miss Eco International 2018 Cynthia Thomalla on making a difference

May 06, 2018 - 8:50 PM

Cynthia is set to travel to various countries and speak at the United Nations as part of her work as the newly crowned Miss Eco International

Ms Eco @Annabels. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere back in Manila

May 05, 2018 - 4:29 PM

Demi-Leigh and Iris are part of a fashion show, along with Pia Wurtzbach

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar talks about 'incredible' Manila visit

May 05, 2018 - 3:32 PM

The Indian beauty queen also talks about her personal advocacy on menstrual hygiene

Philippines to host Mr World 2018 in January 2019

May 02, 2018 - 7:31 PM

Over 100 candidates from around the world will participate in the competition

Mr World Presscon May 2. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: Cynthia Thomalla's winning answer at Miss Eco International 2018

Apr 28, 2018 - 9:40 AM

Here's what Cynthia has to say about the importance of beauty pageants

Cynthia Thomalla wins Miss Eco International 2018

Apr 28, 2018 - 8:08 AM

(2ND UPDATE) Cynthia wins the title in Egypt

Make way for the queen: Catriona Gray charms in Q&As

Apr 23, 2018 - 3:30 PM

Will Catriona's wit be enough to eventually land her the coveted Miss Universe crown?

Filipino male pageant titleholders: Where are they now?

Apr 16, 2018 - 5:22 PM

From competing in male competitions, these gentlemen transition themselves in the field of modeling and entertainment

Want to be the next Mr World PH? Here's how

Apr 15, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Do you have what it takes to represent the country?

Rappler Talk: Mrs Universe Philippines on female empowerment

Apr 12, 2018 - 12:31 PM

Marilou Tolico-Villanueva talks about what women can do to inspire and empower other women

After Boracay rehab, another Miss Universe hosting stint?

Apr 10, 2018 - 2:09 PM

Tourism secretary Wanda Teo says they are open to the possibility of having the pageant in the country after the rehabilitation of Boracay

Photo courtesy of DOT

Miss Eco PH Cynthia Thomalla advocates respectful, responsible travel

Apr 07, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Cynthia, who is representing the country in the Miss Eco International pageant in Egypt, reminds tourists to be responsible travelers

Manila to host Mr World 2018 finals

Apr 03, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The pageant is scheduled in September 2018

5 fun facts: Meet Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2018 Eva Psychee Patalinjug

Mar 26, 2018 - 4:19 PM

The Cebuana beauty is representing the country in the Miss Grand International pageant

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation March 18 2018

From World to Universe Success

Mar 25, 2018 - 12:32 PM

Catriona Gray is not the only beauty queen who has earned the right to compete in both Miss World and Miss Universe

5 fun facts: Meet Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman

Mar 24, 2018 - 9:30 PM

After her first try in 2012, Karen makes a return in Binibining Pilipinas and wins one of the crowns

Pageants are fun but...

Mar 24, 2018 - 5:15 PM

It's okay to support a candidate but putting another candidate down, criticizing a queen harshly, or bashing them online is a different story

Bb Pilipinas Parade in Cubao. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler