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IN PHOTOS: Meet the 36 candidates of Manhunt International 2020

Feb 19, 2020 - 7:21 PM

One man will be declared the winner on February 22

Photo by Dion Besa/Rappler

Meet Daumier Corilla, the Philippines' bet for Manhunt International 2020

Feb 17, 2020 - 4:04 PM

Manhunt International 2020 will be held in Manila on February 22

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2020 candidates perform at talent competition

Feb 15, 2020 - 12:37 PM

Twenty of the 40 candidates show off their talents at the New Frontier Theater

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe Philippines 2020 candidates

Feb 15, 2020 - 7:53 AM

Meet the 52 phenomenal women from all over the country

Miss Universe Philippines Press Presentation. Photo by Alecs Oncal/Rappler

On 3rd try, Vickie Rushton, Samantha Bernardo hope to finally win a Binibining Pilipinas crown

Feb 10, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Will Vickie and Samantha finally win a crown in this year's edition?

Katrina Llegado finishes as 5th runner-up in Reina Hispanoamericana 2019

Feb 09, 2020 - 1:40 PM

Mexico wins Reina Hispanoamericana

FULL LIST: Official candidates, Binibining Pilipinas 2020

Feb 06, 2020 - 7:31 PM

Get ready for pageant season 2020!

Vickie Rushton submits Binibining Pilipinas 2020 application

Feb 05, 2020 - 3:05 PM

Will 3rd time be the charm?

Ahtisa Manalo withdraws Miss Universe Philippines bid

Feb 02, 2020 - 3:34 PM

'I need to take care of my health and I hope everyone will be understanding of it, Ahtisa says

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Michele Gumabao applies for Miss Universe Philippines 2020

Jan 31, 2020 - 10:32 AM

'Trading in my sneakers one more time,' says Michele as she makes another bid to join a national pageant

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Miss Universe PH head Shamcey Supsup: No 'rivalry' with BPCI

Jan 30, 2020 - 2:00 PM

'I am really grateful for the opportunity that the Aranetas have given to me and to all of us,' says Shamcey, the national director of the Miss Universe Philippines organization

What you need to know about the Miss Universe Philippines Organization

Jan 30, 2020 - 9:32 AM

The organization is set to stage the pageant in May

Aya Abesamis assumes Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2019 title

Jan 21, 2020 - 1:53 PM

Aya takes over after Samantha Lo's resignation

RECAP: Cebu celebrates the Filipina beauty in Binibining Cebu 2020

Jan 18, 2020 - 7:00 PM

The pageant showcases the beauty of every Cebuana

IN PHOTOS: Beatrice Luigi Gomez wins Binibining Cebu 2020

Jan 14, 2020 - 5:40 PM

Beatrice Luigi Gomez succeeds Steffi Aberasturi as the new titleholder

Beatrice Luigi Gomez reigned supreme during the coronation night of Binibining Cebu. Photo by Jasper Ylanan

San Fernando's Beatrice Luigi Gomez crowned Binibining Cebu 2020

Jan 14, 2020 - 10:02 AM

Check out the full list of winners here!

BB CEBU. Beatrice Luigi Gomez reigned supreme during the coronation night of Binibining Cebu. Photo by Jasper Ylanan/Rappler

Cebuana beauty queens who made it in national, international pageants

Jan 11, 2020 - 4:24 PM

Sinulog season is also pageant season in Cebu!

2019 in Philippine pageants: An end of an era, new beginnings

Jan 05, 2020 - 11:00 AM

We look back at the ups and downs of the Philippine pageant scene

Binibining Pilipinas opens applications for 2020 edition

Dec 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Do you have what it takes to be a Binibini?

4 years later, Pia Wurtzbach recalls 'the moment that changed my life forever'

Dec 21, 2019 - 8:05 PM

Pia became the country's 3rd Miss Universe on December 20, 2015

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PH bet Emma Tiglao finishes in Miss Intercontinental Top 20

Dec 21, 2019 - 8:46 AM

Hungary's Fanni Miko is Miss Intercontinental 2019

WATCH: Catriona Gray answers 17 questions in Miss Universe video

Dec 17, 2019 - 8:32 PM

Catriona Gray answers a few questions before turning over her crown to South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi

Forever grateful: Catriona Gray looks back at Miss Universe win

Dec 17, 2019 - 12:25 PM

'Forever thankful to everyone who built me up, cheered me on, prayed for me and supported me,' Catriona writes

Catriona Gray of Philippines reacts as she is crowned the new Miss Universe 2018 by Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters on December 17, 2018 in Bangkok (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Miss Universe Philippines opens search for 2020 candidates

Dec 16, 2019 - 4:35 PM

The group announces the start of its search for the first Miss Universe Philippines under their watch

LOOK: Emma Tiglao's national costume for Miss Intercontinental 2019

Dec 15, 2019 - 2:34 PM

Emma's costume 'Buklod ' is made by Rich Sabinian

TRANSCRIPT: Miss World 2019 Q and A segment

Dec 15, 2019 - 1:29 AM

The top 5 Miss World 2019 candidates were interviewed by English personality Piers Morgan

Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh is Miss World 2019

Dec 15, 2019 - 1:09 AM

Toni-Ann Singh succeeds Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico

MISS WORLD 2019. Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh is crowned Miss World Final 2019 at the Excel arena in east London on December 14, 2019 (early December 15 in the Philippines). Photo by Daniel Leal/Olivas/AFP

Michelle Dee finishes in Miss World 2019 Top 12

Dec 15, 2019 - 12:28 AM

Michelle ends her Miss World journey

LOOK: Megan Young stuns on the Miss World 2019 stage in a Rosenthal Tee modern terno

Dec 15, 2019 - 12:24 AM

The Miss World 2013 titleholder hosted this year's pageant

MEGAN YOUNG. The Miss World 2013 titleholder hosts the Miss World 2019 pageant. Screenshot from Instagram.com/meganbata

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World 2019 coronation

Dec 14, 2019 - 9:25 AM

Will Michelle Dee win the country's second blue crown?

Catriona Gray to write about pageant journey in upcoming book

Dec 13, 2019 - 11:32 AM

'Conquering Your Universe' is scheduled for release in early 2020

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Michelle Dee secures Top 40 spot in Miss World 2019

Dec 11, 2019 - 1:43 PM

Michelle also makes it as part of the Top 20 in the Beauty with a Purpose segment

HIGHLIGHTS: Catriona Gray's reign as Miss Universe 2018

Dec 11, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Queen Catriona is one for the books

Catriona Gray takes her final walk as Miss Universe 2018 during The MISS UNIVERSE® Competition airing on FOX at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 8, 2019 live from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. Contestants from around the globe have spent the last few weeks touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Meet Swe Zin Htet, Myanmar's out and proud Miss Universe bet

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:08 PM

Swe Zin Htet pushes for LGBTQ+ rights in a country where being gay can be punishable by law

Gazini Ganados to Filipino fans: 'I hope I made you proud'

Dec 10, 2019 - 10:28 AM

'I just did all my best. I couldn’t have had it any other way,' says Gazini

Gazini Ganados, Miss Philippines 2019 on stage in fashion by Sherri Hill as a Top 20 finalist with host Steve Harvey during The MISS UNIVERSE® Competition airing on FOX at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 8, 2019 live from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. Contestants from around the globe have spent the last few weeks touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

LOOK: Michelle Dee's Miss World 2019 national costume

Dec 09, 2019 - 10:59 PM

Michelle's costume is made by Francis Libiran

SUMMARY: Everything you need to know about the Miss Universe 2019 pageant

Dec 09, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Here are the stories you should not miss

MISS UNIVERSE. South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi is Miss Universe 2019. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization

Who is Birta Abiba Þórhallsdóttir, Miss Universe Iceland 2019?

Dec 09, 2019 - 4:00 PM

After Gazini Ganados' exit, the biracial beauty and pageant newbie quickly became a fan favorite

FAN FAVORITE. Birta Abiba Þórhallsdóttir captures the hearts of pageant fans all over the world at the 2019 Miss Universe finals. Screenshot from Instagram.com/birta.abiba

PH bet Gazini Ganados wins Miss Universe national costume award

Dec 09, 2019 - 2:47 PM

The Miss Universe Organization is quick to add that it wasn't host Steve Harvey's fault

LOOK: Demi-Leigh Nel Peters congratulates Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi

Dec 09, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Demi-Leigh, who won the title in 2017, shows her support for the new queen

Who is Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Universe 2019?

Dec 09, 2019 - 1:22 PM

Get to know the new Miss Universe

NEW QUEEN. Zozibini is crowned this year's Miss Universe. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization

LOOK: Mak Tumang's 'Reflection' gown for Catriona Gray's final walk as Miss Universe

Dec 09, 2019 - 1:04 PM

The gown is inspired by the 'vision of the Philippine Eagle flying over the flawless turquoise seas embracing our archipelago'

Miss Universe 2018 Philippines' Catriona Gray stands on stage during the 2019 Miss Universe pageant at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on December 8, 2019. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)

TRANSCRIPT: Catriona Gray's final message as Miss Universe 2018

Dec 09, 2019 - 12:00 PM

'When we raise our voices together, the words 'women power' become more than just a phrase - they become a movement,' says Catriona

TRANSCRIPT: Miss Universe 2019 closing statements

Dec 09, 2019 - 11:31 AM

Read the final statements of the 3 finalists – Mexico, South Africa, and Puerto Rico

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - DECEMBER 08: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Steve Harvey interviews Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 08, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Paras Griffin/Getty Images/AFP

TRANSCRIPT: Miss Universe 2019 final word answers

Dec 09, 2019 - 11:20 AM

The top 3 contestants answer the question: ‘What is the most important thing we should teach young girls today?’

TOP 3. Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson, Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi, and Miss Mexico Sofia Aragon appear onstage at the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images/AFP

TRANSCRIPT: Miss Universe 2019 Q and A segment

Dec 09, 2019 - 11:15 AM

Which answer did you like the best?

South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi is Miss Universe 2019

Dec 09, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Zozibini Tunzi succeeds Catriona Gray of the Philippines

NEW QUEEN. South Africa wins the Miss Universe 2019 crown. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization

'We're proud of you': Celebrities thank Miss Universe PH bet Gazini Ganados

Dec 09, 2019 - 10:33 AM

Ruffa Gutierrez, Bianca Gonzalez-Intal, and other celebrities thank Gazini for representing the Philippines in Miss Universe

STILL PROUD. Celebrities and people online tweet their thanks you messages for Gazini Ganados, who finished in the Top 20. Photo from the Miss Universe Organization

READ: Gazini Ganados' opening statement at Miss Universe 2019

Dec 09, 2019 - 10:01 AM

Here's what Gazini Ganados had to say about her advocacy: elderly care