Miss World 2018 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Miss World 2018


Why Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon feels at home in the Philippines

Aug 08, 2019 - 12:52 PM

The beauty queen from Mexico talks about the social media, controversial questions, and wanting see the country's beaches

[OPINION] What in the world happened in Miss World 2018?

Dec 14, 2018 - 2:00 PM

'Miss World doesn’t need anymore gimmickry, continental awards to get more people interested and the entire list of countries in existence to participate'

Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon reacts after winning the 68th Miss World contest final in Sanya, on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on December 8, 2018. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Katarina Rodriguez on Miss World 2018 experience: I wouldn't change a thing

Dec 13, 2018 - 6:07 PM

'I arrived in China feeling like the weight of the world was on my shoulders and now I leave China feeling absolute freedom,' Katarina says

Katarina Rodriguez's Miss World journey: Taking risks, staying true to herself

Dec 09, 2018 - 1:41 PM

Katarina took the risk, even if she already had a title to her name

Who is Vanessa Ponce de Leon, Miss World 2018?

Dec 08, 2018 - 11:24 PM

The 26-year-old is the first woman from Mexico to bag the Miss World title

TRANSCRIPT: Miss World 2018 Q and A segment

Dec 08, 2018 - 10:25 PM

Which answer do you like the most?

Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon is Miss World 2018

Dec 08, 2018 - 10:07 PM

De Leon bests 117 other candidates from around the world

Katarina Rodriguez ends journey in Miss World 2018

Dec 08, 2018 - 8:44 PM

Katarina fails to make it to the Top 30

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World 2018 winners

Dec 08, 2018 - 10:06 AM

Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico wins the Miss World crown

Here's how you can support Katarina Rodriguez in Miss World 2018

Dec 07, 2018 - 6:49 PM

Help Katarina enter the final round of the competition

Katarina Rodriguez fails to win Miss World's Beauty with a Purpose award

Dec 04, 2018 - 12:54 PM

'Where peace lacks, everything else becomes present. Peace education is so important because it will teach the children and youth the differences between people and promote acceptance over exclusion,' Katarina says

WATCH: Katarina Rodriguez performs at Miss World 2018 talent competition closing ceremony

Nov 28, 2018 - 11:54 AM

Katarina shows she can dance too!

IN PHOTOS: Katarina Rodriguez's fabulous looks at Miss World 2018

Nov 27, 2018 - 2:21 PM

From Francis Libiran to Rosethal Tee, Katarina's outfits showcase Filipino talent and style

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Katarina Rodriguez on pageants and peace

Nov 10, 2018 - 6:10 PM

Miss World Philippines 2018 didn't believe in beauty pageants – but now she is among the country's most beloved beauty queens