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Q and A: Miss Universe PH Catriona Gray on why style and substance matters

Oct 21, 2018 - 10:41 AM

Rappler's Voltaire Tayag talks with the country's bet to the Miss Universe pageant on her sense of style and what she will never wear again

Photo by Voltaire Tayag/Rappler

WATCH: Michele Gumabao on volleyball training, beauty queen duties

Oct 20, 2018 - 9:55 PM

Volleyball star and beauty queen Michele Gumabao shows how she shines in two different worlds

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

Meet Bb Pilipinas Globe 2018 Michele Gumabao

Mar 24, 2018 - 10:16 AM

From the volleyball court, Michele spikes for the crown in this year's Miss Globe pageant

LOOK: Sandra Lemonon meets with DOTr regarding 'Build Build Build' program

Mar 23, 2018 - 8:48 PM

Sandra is briefed by officials of the DOTr led by Secretary Art Tugade

3rd time's the charm for Jehza Huelar

Mar 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Finally, Jehza has a crown and will represent the country in Miss Supranational!

Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2018 Eva Patalinjug explains 'copied' answer in Q&A

Mar 22, 2018 - 5:51 PM

Eva says she was inspired by the words written in Mega Magazine

Get to know Bb Pilipinas International 2018 Ma. Ahtisa Manalo

Mar 21, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Meet the Philippines' representative to the Miss International 2018 pageant

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation March 18 2018

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

Richard Gutierrez to host Bb Pilipinas 2018

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:00 AM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is also returning as host for coronation night

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2018 Parade of Beauties

Mar 10, 2018 - 10:58 PM

A week before coronation night, the ladies go around Araneta Center dressed in colorful headdresses and one-pieced safari-themed swimsuits

HIGHLIGHTS: Bb Pilipinas 2018 coronation night

Mar 10, 2018 - 3:39 PM

Who will be the 6 lucky queens?

How you can vote for your favorite Bb Pilipinas 2018 national costume

Mar 09, 2018 - 5:22 PM

Like and share away!

WATCH: Christopher de Leon and daughter Mariel spearhead an outreach program in Marawi

Mar 08, 2018 - 5:32 PM

The father and daughter lead the distribution of basic goods in Bito Bua Bi Itoa

Beyond the Filipiniana and terno: the Bb Pilipinas 2018 National Costume review

Mar 06, 2018 - 8:30 PM

This year's fashion show goes beyond the traditional terno, as observed by Rappler contributor Voltaire Tayag

IN PHOTOS: National costumes at Binibining Pilipinas 2018

Mar 04, 2018 - 11:09 AM

The fashion show showcases the Philippines' rich heritage, with many designs paying tribute to fashion designer Pitoy Moreno

A look back at memorable national costumes of Bb Pilipinas candidates

Mar 03, 2018 - 10:23 AM

From a pineapple-inspired dress to inspirations of a vinta, the national costume is one of the most anticipated events in pageants

IN PHOTOS: The press presentation of the Bb Pilipinas 2018 candidates

Feb 21, 2018 - 10:40 PM

Let the game of crowns begin!

Bb Pilipinas Press Presentation

Get to know every Bb Pilipinas 2018 candidate

Feb 18, 2018 - 8:20 PM

Here's a closer look at the 2018 candidates for the most prestigious pageant in the country

FAST FACTS: What's in the PCOO budget?

Feb 14, 2018 - 2:53 PM

PCOO's funds in the national budget include those for attached agencies such as the Philippine Information Agency, RTVM, and the National Printing Office

WATCH: These Bb Pilipinas candidates display a different kind of talent

Feb 11, 2018 - 3:46 PM

It wasn't all just singing and dancing at the talent competition

2018 Binibining Pilipinas Talent show. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: These leading Binibining Pilipinas ladies show off amazing abilities

Feb 11, 2018 - 1:33 PM

These women prove that can do more than just strike a pose

2018 Binibining Pilipinas Talent show. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

The road to Bb. Pilipinas 2018: Crossovers and Returnees

Jan 29, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Many familiar faces are hoping for another shot in the biggest beauty pageant in the country

Xian Lim lends his voice once again in 'Paddington 2'

Jan 21, 2018 - 9:00 PM

PLUS: Xian shares who he thinks may walk away with a Binibining Pilipinas crown

Photo by Pre del Valle

IN PHOTOS: Meet the 40 candidates of Bb Pilipinas 2018

Jan 16, 2018 - 6:33 PM

Who's your favorite so far?