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PNA to enter into 'news exchange' deal with Russia's Sputnik | Evening wRap

Nov 12, 2018 - 9:20 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Paterno Esmaquel

Hontiveros seeks Senate probe into Miss Earth sexual harassment issue

Nov 12, 2018 - 4:25 PM

'Sexual harassment has no place anywhere, especially in a pageant that claims to uphold the value and power of women,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros

NO TO DROP BOXES. Senator Risa Hontiveros threatens to dissolve the budget allotted for the DILG's community-based thrust against crime and drugs: Masa Masid. File photo from Hontiveros' Facebook page

Sexual harassment? 'Amado Cruz too old, weak,' says staff

Nov 12, 2018 - 4:00 PM

The longtime Miss Earth pageant sponsor earlier denied allegations of sexual harassment

The week in photos: November 3-9, 2018

Nov 10, 2018 - 4:27 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

VICTORY PARADE. Russian cadets march during a military parade at Red Square in Moscow on November 7, 2018, to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the 1941 historical parade when Red Army soldiers marched past the Kremlin walls towards the front line to fight Nazi Germany troops during World War II. Photo by Mladen Antonov/AFP

Miss Earth 2018 candidates accuse sponsor of sexual harassment | Evening wRap

Nov 08, 2018 - 9:49 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Ralf Rivas

LOOK BACK: The Miss Earth controversies

Nov 08, 2018 - 5:29 PM

The pageant has made headlines through the years, some of them for the wrong reasons

Miss Earth 2018 candidates accuse sponsor of sexual harassment

Nov 08, 2018 - 2:15 PM

On Instagram, Canada’s Jaime VandenBerg, England’s Abbey-Anne Gyles-Brown, and Guam's Emma Mae Sheedy claim that a sponsor repeatedly asked them for sexual favors

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth 2018 highlights

Nov 04, 2018 - 11:42 AM

Check out the evening's best moments!

IN PHOTOS: Phuong Khanh Nguyen's Miss Earth 2018 journey

Nov 04, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Here's a look back at the journey of Vietnam's first Miss Earth titleholder

TRANSCRIPT: Miss Earth 2018 'hashtag,' Q and A segments

Nov 03, 2018 - 11:05 PM

Candidates shared their thoughts on pressing issues of today

PH bet Celeste Cortesi finishes in Miss Earth 2018 Top 8

Nov 03, 2018 - 10:57 PM

Vietnam's Phuong Khanh Nguyen is crowned Miss Earth 2018

Who is Vietnam's Phuong Khanh Nguyen, Miss Earth 2018?

Nov 03, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The 23-year-old has dreamed of representing her home country in Miss Earth since she was only 15

VIETNAM'S PRIDE. Phuong Khanh Nguyen is crowned Miss Earth 2018. Photo from the Miss Earth website

Phuong Khanh Nguyen wins first Miss Earth title for Vietnam

Nov 03, 2018 - 10:06 PM

The 23-year-old is crowned Miss Earth 2018

FULL LIST: Winners, Miss Earth 2018

Nov 03, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco from the Philippines will be passing on her crown

MISS EARTH 2018. Candidates to the Miss Earth beauty pageant pose for photos by the poolside during a press presentation in Manila on October 11, 2018. Photo by Ted Aljibe/ AFP

LOOK: Miss Earth candidates plant mangroves in Legazpi City

Oct 20, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The 30 ladies, including Miss Philippines Celeste Cortesi, lead the mangrove planting at Barangay Puro

Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Lebanon's Miss Earth 2018 bet stripped of title after photo with Miss Israel

Oct 19, 2018 - 10:11 AM

Miss Earth Lebanon organizers strip Salwa Akar of her title, following a photo of her and Israel's Dana Zerik that went viral

IN PHOTOS: Meet the candidates of Miss Earth 2018

Oct 12, 2018 - 12:06 PM

Around 90 candidates are vying to become the organization's ambassador for the environment

GODDESSES OF THE EARTH. Candidates to the Miss Earth beauty pageant pose for photos by the poolside during a press presentation in Manila on October 11, 2018. Photo by Ted Aljibe/ AFP

WATCH: Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Celeste Cortesi teaches you basic Italian

Sep 02, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Heading to or daydreaming of Italy? Celeste teaches you some simple Italian phrases

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

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

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

#PugadBaboy: Environmentalist

Nov 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Miss Earth 2017 candidates share views on ASEAN, love for country

Nov 13, 2017 - 6:50 PM

The Southeast Asian ladies tell us what they want their leaders to push for during the 31st ASEAN Summit, and what they love about their countries

Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco pays no mind to the haters

Nov 07, 2017 - 10:34 AM

'No amount of words will change the fact that the battle has already been won. I don’t take this crown for myself, it is for the whole Philippines,' Karen says

FOR THE PHILIPPINES. Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco says that she will convert the criticism against her into a positive one. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

5 fun facts about Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco

Nov 05, 2017 - 8:18 AM

Meet the Philippines’ 4th Miss Earth titleholder

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth 2017 evening gown competition

Nov 05, 2017 - 1:13 AM

Here are the Top 8 delegates of Miss Earth 2017 in their evening gowns!

READ: Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco's full Q&A

Nov 04, 2017 - 10:49 PM

Karen weighs in on who she thinks is Mother Earth's biggest enemy

KAREN IBASCO. The newly crowned Miss Earth 2017 answers the final question during coronation night. Rappler screengrab

PH's Karen Ibasco wins Miss Earth 2017

Nov 04, 2017 - 10:17 PM

The university instructor from Manila is the successor of Miss Earth 2016 Katherine Espin

Daftar lengkap pemenang ajang 'Miss Earth 2017'

Nov 04, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Wakil Filipina, Karen Ibasco terpilih jadi Miss Earth 2017

'MISS EARTH 2017'. Karen Ibasco, perwakilan Filipina jadi pemenang 'Miss Earth 2017'. Foto dari screen capture Rappler Live Stream

FULL LIST: Winners, Miss Earth 2017

Nov 04, 2017 - 10:04 PM

The Philippines' Karen Ibasco wins Miss Earth 2017

KAREN IBASCO. The Philippines' delegate wins Miss Earth 2017. Rappler screengrab

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth 2017 swimsuit segment

Nov 04, 2017 - 9:57 PM

Check out the Top 16 delegates during the swimsuit round

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth 2017 delegates as superheroes

Nov 04, 2017 - 9:24 PM

The ladies kick off the pageant's coronation night dressed as protectors of Mother Earth

Wakil Indonesia gagal melaju ke babak 16 besar 'Miss Earth 2017'

Nov 04, 2017 - 9:03 PM

Michelle Alriani harus mengakui keunggulan kontestan negara lain yang sukses melaju ke babak selanjutnya

'MISS EARTH'. Perwakilan Indonesia di ajang 'Miss Earth 2017' Michelle Alriani gagal melaju ke babak 16 besar. Foto dari akun Instagram @mischellealriani

LIVE UPDATES: Malam final 'Miss Earth 2017'

Nov 04, 2017 - 5:33 PM

Sebanyak 85 kontestan dari seluruh dunia berlaga memperebutkan mahkota 'Miss Earth 2017'

LIVE STREAM: Dari malam puncak 'Miss Earth 2017'

Nov 04, 2017 - 5:28 PM

Siapa yang akan membawa pulang mahkota 'Miss Earth 2017'?

LIVE: Miss Earth 2017 coronation night

Nov 04, 2017 - 4:48 PM

One lucky Earth warrior is set to succeed Katherine Espin at the Mall of Asia Arena

Indonesia gagal di kategori Best National Costume 'Miss Earth 2017'

Nov 04, 2017 - 10:54 AM

Untuk wilayah Asia, penghargaan Best National Costume jadi miliki Filipina, Thailand dan Jepang

BUSANA NASIONAL. Kontestan 'Miss Earth 2017' menunjukkan penampilan tebraik mereka dalam busana nasional masing-masing. Foto oleh Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

4 hal tentang Michelle Alriani, wakil Indonesia di 'Miss Earth 2017'

Nov 04, 2017 - 10:27 AM

Michelle Victoria Alriani meraih gelar ‘Miss Earth Indonesia 2017’ pada 20 Juli 2017

'MISS EARTH INDONESIA'. Michelle Victoria Alriani jadi wakil Indonesia di ajang ;Miss Earth 2017'. Foto dari akun Instagram @michellealriani