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IN PHOTOS: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 candidates in their animal-print swimsuits

May 20, 2019 - 2:19 PM

The candidates wear swimsuits by designer Domz Ramos

How and why Binibining Pilipinas 2019 is all about #beyondbeauty

May 19, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Contributing writer Voltaire Tayag tags along with the binibinis and finds out what this year's slogan is all about

Binibining Pilipinas 2019 Beyond Beauty article. Photo from Binibining Pilipinas.

Kapampangan inmates helped make this Binibining Pilipinas candidate's national costume

May 14, 2019 - 8:19 PM

Emma Tiglao's costume 'Fe Esperanza Caridad' by Richie Sabinian is made with the help of the inmates from the Angeles City Jail

IN PHOTOS: The Bb Pilipinas 2019 in their stunning national costumes

May 07, 2019 - 8:47 PM

Ace lensman Raymond Saldaña shoots the ladies in national costumes representing their respective cities and provinces

IN PHOTOS: The press presentation of the Bb Pilipinas 2019 candidates

Apr 05, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Meet the 40 ladies vying to represent the Philippines in the international pageant circuit

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2019 candidates join celebration of World Autism Day

Apr 04, 2019 - 2:56 PM

The Smart Araneta Coliseum turns blue in celebration of World Autism Day

Photo courtesy of Araneta Center

What you need to know about Binibining Pilipinas

Apr 04, 2019 - 8:00 AM

The prestigious organization turns 56 this year!

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation (Catriona Gray)

Bb. Pilipinas 2019: Returnees, crossovers and newcomers

Mar 31, 2019 - 11:02 AM

A new batch of ladies are aiming to represent the country in the international pageant scene

FULL LIST: Official candidates, Binibining Pilipinas 2019

Mar 18, 2019 - 8:38 PM

Did your bet make it?

Why Winwyn Marquez isn't joining Binibining Pilipinas 2019

Mar 15, 2019 - 10:46 AM

The actress was crowned Reina Hispanoamericana in 2017

Photo by Rob Reyes

The Binibining Pilipinas wish list: The search is on for 2019's queens

Mar 14, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Who among the ladies will file and become an official candidate?

Binibining Pilipinas begins search for 2019 candidates

Mar 02, 2019 - 11:48 AM

Do you have what it takes to be a beauty queen?

Photo by Ben Nabong

Miss Universe Philippines franchise stays with Bb Pilipinas – report

Feb 23, 2019 - 5:50 PM

The Miss Universe Organization also says it will be working with Chavit Singson's group

Catriona Gray homecoming

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

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

HOAX: Miss Universe ‘bans’ mixed-ethnicity Filipinos from competing

Dec 25, 2018 - 4:36 PM

There are no official changes to the rules of the Miss Universe competition or the Binibining Pilipinas pageant

Catriona Gray and Jehza Huelar are ready for their beauty battles

Nov 15, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Catriona is set to leave for Thailand, while Jehza is off to Poland

Photos by Voltaire Tayag/Rappler

These Bb. Pilipinas beauties are ready to conquer

Sep 26, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Michele Gumabao and Eva Patalinjug are ready to compete in their respective competitions

Photo courtesy of Binibining Pilipinas

Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman is engaged

Jun 18, 2018 - 10:04 AM

Karen announces her engagement to longtime boyfriend Ian Garton

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?

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

Bicolano author slams proposal to rename Oas park after Bb Pilipinas winner

Mar 26, 2018 - 1:35 PM

Bicolano author Abdon Balde Jr. says parks shouldn't be named after living persons, adding, 'We never know what would happen to that person later, and that it would be a disaster if disgrace is discovered later in that person's life'

CATRIONA GRAY. The Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation of Catriona Gray. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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

Volleybelle Michele Gumabao wins Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 3:47 PM

Gumabao tosses in a beauty queen's crown to her treasury of volleyball trophies and medals

QUEEN. Michele Gumabao (#19) will represent the Philippines in the Miss Globe 2018. Photo by Rappler

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

Duterte on ICC, Waterfront Manila Pavilion fire, Binibining Pilipinas 2018 | Midday wRap

Mar 19, 2018 - 12:32 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 19, 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 10:27 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Monday

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