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TRANSCRIPT: Miss International 2018 speeches

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:56 PM

Read the speeches of the pageant’s Top 8!

SPEAKING OUT. Mariem Claret Velazco Garcia talks about her advocacy at the Miss International 2018 speech portion. Screenshot from YouTube.com/missinter2009

Venezuela's Mariem Claret Velazco Garcia wins Miss International 2018

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:16 PM

She succeeds Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Mariem Claret Velazco Garcia of Venezuela wins the Miss International 2018 title on her birthday. Screenshot from Youtube.com/missinter2009

FULL LIST: Winners, Miss International 2018

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:07 PM

Congratulations to the new batch of beauty queens!

MISS INTERNATIONAL 2018. Mariem Claret Velazco Garcia wins the coveted Miss International title. Photo from Facebook.com/Miss.International.bp

PH's Ahtisa Manalo is 1st runner-up in Miss International 2018

Nov 09, 2018 - 6:04 PM

Venezuela is Miss International 2018

Q&A: Catching up with Ahtisa Manalo at her Miss International send-off

Oct 20, 2018 - 2:57 PM

Voltaire Tayag talks to Bb. Pilipinas International 2018 Ahtisa Manalo before she headed off to Tokyo

BB. PILIPINAS INTERNATIONAL. Ahtisa Manalo gets ready to compete in the Miss International pageant in November. Photo by Voltaire Tayag

Former beauty queen Precious Lara Quigaman pregnant with 2nd baby

Mar 20, 2018 - 2:36 PM

Lara and husband Marco Alcaraz are parents already to son Noah

LIVE STREAM: Puteri Indonesia 2018 Traditional Costume and Talent Night

Mar 06, 2018 - 7:15 PM

Puteri Indonesia or Miss Universe Indonesia is the oldest and one of the biggest national beauty pageants in Indonesia, which selects the country's representative for Miss Universe

Are beauty pageants sexist or a celebration of femininity?

Jan 28, 2018 - 5:07 PM

Pageant advocates respond to criticisms of sexism by insisting beauty contests empower women in more ways than one

The Philippines' beauty pageant obsession: Who benefits?

Jan 27, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Rappler explores the country's fixation with beauty pageants, and the debate on whether they are harmful or helpful to women

Pulang ke Indonesia, Kevin Lilliana langsung disambut ayam balado

Nov 29, 2017 - 4:46 PM

Usai menyandang gelar Miss International 2017, Kevin Lilliana kembali menginjakkan kaki di Tanah Air

KEMBALI KE TANAH AIR. Setelah menyandang gelar Miss International 2017, untuk kali pertama Kevin Lilliana kembali ke Tanah Air. Foto oleh Yetta Tondang/Rappler

Mariel de Leon criticizes website for made-up story about her

Nov 26, 2017 - 3:16 PM

'Don’t you guys have anything better to do? Mag move on nga kayo,' Mariel tweets

5 things to know about Kevin Lilliana, Miss International 2017

Nov 15, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Meet the first Miss International from Indonesia

Miss Indonesia Kevin Lilliana reacts as she is crowned 2017 Miss International during the Miss International Beauty Pageant final in Tokyo on November 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Toshifumi KITAMURA

Kevin juara 'Miss International 2017', ini ungkapan kebahagiaan para Puteri Indonesia

Nov 14, 2017 - 8:09 PM

Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2017 Kevin Lilliana dinobatkan sebagai Miss International 2017 di Tokyo, Jepang

MISS INTERNATIONAL 2017. Kevin Lilliana bersanding dengan Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa dan jajaran dewan juri dari Miss International Organization. Foto screenshot dari Youtube/MissInternationalOfficial


SAKSIKAN: Pidato Kevin Lilliana yang membawanya memenangkan titel 'Miss International 2017'

Nov 14, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Dalam pidatonya, Kevin membahas soal nilai Bhinneka Tunggal Ika

PIDATO. Kevin Lilliana menyampaikan pidato sambutan perdananya sebagai 'Miss International 2017'. Foto dari screen capture akun Facebook Miss International Beauty Pageant

Indonesia's Kevin Lilliana wins Miss International 2017

Nov 14, 2017 - 6:25 PM

(UPDATED) Kevin Lilliana succeeds Kylie Verzosa of the Philippines

FULL LIST: Winners, Miss International 2017

Nov 14, 2017 - 6:16 PM

Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia is Miss International 2017

Kevin Lilliana memenangkan ajang ‘Miss International 2017’

Nov 14, 2017 - 6:15 PM

Kevin sukses menyingkirkan 68 kontestan lainnya

JUARA. Kevin sukses menyingkirkan 68 kontestan lainnya dan memenangkan titel 'Miss International 2017'. Foto dari screen capture akun Facebook Miss International Beauty Pageant

Philippines' Mariel de Leon's Miss International 2017 journey ends

Nov 14, 2017 - 5:04 PM

(2nd UPDATE) Watch Mariel thank her family and supporters on her Miss International journey in this video by our pageant correspondent, Voltaire Tayag

LOOK: Mariel de Leon's evening gown for Miss International 2017

Nov 14, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Mariel's gown is by Cebu designer Cary Santiago

EVENING GOWN. Mariel wears a Cary Santiago for the Miss International 2017 competition. All screengrabs from Miss International

READ: Kylie Verzosa's final message as Miss International 2016

Nov 14, 2017 - 4:07 PM

'To the next Miss International, may you prove to be the best version of yourself during your reign,' says Kylie to her successor

LOOK: Mariel de Leon's swimsuit in Miss International 2017

Nov 14, 2017 - 3:30 PM

Mariel wears a swimsuit designed by Mikee Andrei

Screengrab from Miss International

LOOK: Mariel de Leon's national costume for Miss International 2017

Nov 14, 2017 - 2:50 PM

See Mariel's modern take on the terno, designed by Cary Santiago

FOTO: Dari final 'Miss International 2017'

Nov 14, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Sebanyak 69 kontestan dari seluruh dunia berlaga untuk meraih titel juara tahun ini

'MISS INTERNATIONAL 2017'. Tahun ini, sebanyak 71 kontestan akan berlaga merebut titel 'Miss International 2017'. Foto dari miss-international.org.

LIVE UPDATES: Grand final ‘Miss International 2017’

Nov 14, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Indonesia diwakili Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2017 Kevin Lilliana dalam kontes ‘Miss International 2017’

Predictions: Who will win Miss International 2017?

Nov 14, 2017 - 10:33 AM

Pageant writer Voltaire Tayag gives his thoughts on the upcoming competition that can change pageant history

LINI MASA: Perjalanan Kevin Lilliana di ‘Miss International 2017’

Nov 13, 2017 - 7:51 PM

Simpan dan simak terus halaman ini untuk update terbaru tentang kegiatan Kevin hingga malam puncak pada 14 November mendatang

Foto dari Instagram/officialputeriindonesia

WATCH: Mariel de Leon performs 'Phantom of the Opera' song

Nov 13, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Mariel sings 'Music of the Night' during an event for Miss International 2017

The question of a back-to-back win in Miss International

Nov 11, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Will the Philippines make history this 2017?

Mariel de Leon departs for Japan to compete in Miss International 2017

Oct 25, 2017 - 3:29 PM

'I hope you continue to support me all throughout the Miss International journey,' says Mariel

5 hal tentang Kevin Lilliana, Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2017

Oct 22, 2017 - 3:06 PM

Kevin Lilliana akan mewakil Indonesia di ajang ‘Miss International 2017’

Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2017 Kevin Lilliana akan berangkat ke Jepang untuk mewakili Indonesia di ajang 'Miss International 2017'. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler

5 bocoran busana Kevin Lilliana untuk ‘Miss International 2017’

Oct 18, 2017 - 9:48 PM

Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2017 Kevin Lilliana akan menggendong jamu di panggung 'Miss International'

MENGGENDONG JAMU. Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2017 Kevin Lilliana akan menggendong jamu di panggung Miss International. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler.com

SAKSIKAN: Persiapan Kevin Lilliana menuju ‘Miss International 2017’

Oct 16, 2017 - 3:48 PM

Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2017 Kevin Lilliana siap membawa nama bangsa ke ajang ‘Miss International 2017’

SAKSIKAN: Jawab Cepat bersama Puteri Indonesia Lingkungan 2017 Kevin Lilliana

Oct 13, 2017 - 6:55 PM

Kevin Lilliana akan mewakili Indonesia di ajang ‘Miss International 2017’

SAKSIKAN: Bincang Rappler bersama Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa

Oct 06, 2017 - 7:02 PM

Kylie Verzosa berbagi cerita tentang pengalamannya selama hampir satu tahun menjabat sebagai Miss International 2016

SAKSIKAN: Jawab Cepat bersama Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa

Oct 06, 2017 - 10:56 AM

Kylie Verzosa menjawab beragam pertanyaan seputar hal favorit hingga kecantikan

Miss International 2017 Kylie Verzosa ingin belajar budaya Indonesia

Oct 02, 2017 - 7:15 PM

Selama sembilan hari ke depan Miss International 2017 Kylie Verzosa akan melakukan serangkaian kegiatan di Jakarta dan Bali

PERTUKARAN BUDAYA. Miss International 2017 Kylie Verzosa ingin banyak mempelajari budaya Indonesia dalam kunjungan perdananya ke Jakarta. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler

Mariel de Leon on Miss International 2017 and working with Coco Martin in 'Ang Panday'

Sep 11, 2017 - 4:57 PM

Being a queen does not stop this beauty from saying what she thinks

Inilah jadwal kontes kecantikan internasional 2017

Sep 06, 2017 - 12:29 PM

Indonesia kembali mengirimkan perempuan-perempuan terpilih untuk berkompetisi dengan negara lain dalam berbagai kontes kecantikan sedunia

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Mariel de Leon to star opposite Coco Martin in 'Ang Panday'

Jul 05, 2017 - 12:52 AM

Ang Panday which is also directed by Coco Martin is an entry in the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival

Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa's advice for 2017 Bb PH queens

May 03, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Kylie also shares what qualities she saw in Mariel de Leon that make her fit for the title of Miss International Philippines 2017

READ: Kylie Verzosa's final speech as Miss International PH 2016

May 01, 2017 - 3:48 AM

Here s what Kylie had to say moments before she crowned her successor Mariel de Leon

Winning a beauty pageant: does age matter?

Apr 01, 2017 - 3:02 PM

The Bb Pilipinas 2017 batch has no candidates below 21 years old though rules say candidates can be at least 17

Baguio City celebrates Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa's homecoming

Nov 28, 2016 - 9:03 PM

Kylie s homecoming activities include a charity dinner and victory party with supporters

Rappler Talk: Kylie Verzosa on her Miss International 2016 win

Nov 22, 2016 - 9:16 AM

Tune in as Kylie talks about her win and her plans for her reign

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa's homecoming parade

Nov 18, 2016 - 8:36 PM

Kylie Verzosa is greeted by fans and serenaded by Christian Bautista at her homecoming parade See what else happened here

All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Cerita Felicia Hwang usai kembali dari ajang 'Miss International 2016'

Nov 15, 2016 - 7:34 AM

Felicia Hwang membanggakan Indonesia setelah sukses meraih juara 3 di ajang Miss International 2016

Konferensi pers menyambut pulangnya Felicia Hwang, 2nd Runner-up Miss International 2016. Foto oleh Sakinah Ummu Haniy/Rappler

Kylie Verzosa's emotional backstage moment before Miss International win

Nov 12, 2016 - 9:54 PM

Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa talks about her winning speech – where she stumbled a bit – and explains why she wore a rosary during coronation night

KYLIE VERZOSA. Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa shares about her doubts while she was giving her winning speech, and why she was wearing a rosary during her coronation. Screengrab from Instagram/kylieverzosa

LOOK: Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa returns to PH after win

Nov 11, 2016 - 7:01 PM

UPDATED I came back home with the crown I promised you Kylie says to her supporters in the Philippines

KYLIE VERZOSA. Miss International 2016, the Philippines' own Kylie Verzosa, arrivesin Manila from Japan after winning the title. Photo by Jedwin M Llobrera

Duterte wants to personally congratulate Kylie Verzosa

Oct 28, 2016 - 10:43 AM

The President says Verzosa s Miss International 2016 win makes Filipinos proud