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Patch Magtanong excited for successor to experience Miss International

Mar 09, 2020 - 11:30 AM

The Miss International title is the new top crown after the departure of the Miss Universe franchise from Binibining Pilipinas

Kylie Verzosa wants the Philippines to win another Miss International crown

Mar 06, 2020 - 6:04 PM

It's time for the Philippines 'to take the spotlight,' says the Miss International 2016 queen

Patch Magtanong on Miss International 2019: Grateful for chance to speak about 'my truth'

Nov 16, 2019 - 12:53 PM

'I’m so grateful to have had the chance to speak about my truth, and the truth of all women who have had limitations placed on them based on their gender,' says Patch

Kylie Verzosa praises Patch Magtanong for 'exquisite performance'

Nov 12, 2019 - 10:10 PM

'You were amazing and a great representative of the Philippines,' Kylie says

Who is Bint Sireethorn Leearamwat, Miss International 2019?

Nov 12, 2019 - 8:41 PM

Meet Thailand's first Miss International titleholder

She didn't get the crown, but Patch’s final speech wins Filipino fans over

Nov 12, 2019 - 7:55 PM

'Even without the crown, Patch was able to use the Miss International platform to deliver her message,' tweets one netizen

IN PHOTOS: Patch Magtanong's Miss International 2019 journey

Nov 12, 2019 - 6:34 PM

Check out her transformation from pageant newbie to full-fledged beauty queen

READ: Patch Magtanong’s Miss International 2019 speech

Nov 12, 2019 - 4:56 PM

'To cheer all women means to support all women regardless of the race, religion, or background, but not only these – it also means, to remove all the barriers that prevent women [from reaching] their full potential'

PH's Patch Magtanong gets Top 8 finish at Miss International 2019

Nov 12, 2019 - 4:49 PM

Thailand's Sireethorn Leearamwat is Miss International 2019

'Most amazing cultural experience': Patch Magtanong on Miss International 2019 journey

Nov 12, 2019 - 12:34 PM

The Philippines' bet looks back ahead of the pageant's coronation night

LOOK: Patch Magtanong's national costume for Miss International 2019

Oct 28, 2019 - 4:14 PM

Patch's costume is made by Amir Sali

Patch Magtanong wasn't always sure if she was confident enough to join Bb Pilipinas

Oct 17, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Take the leap, Patch encourages anyone who has self-doubt

American crowned queen in Thai transgender pageant

Mar 09, 2019 - 4:28 PM

Jazell Barbie Royale is the first person of color to win the Miss International Queen since the competition started in 2004

Contestant Jazell Barbie Royale of the US reacts while being crowned the Miss International Queen 2019 by Miss International Queen 2018, Nguyen Huong Giang during the transgender beauty pageant in Pattaya on March 8, 2019. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP)

The year in pageants: Philippines' highs and lows

Dec 31, 2018 - 2:06 PM

The Philippines continues its winning streak, but suffers some heartaches along the way

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