Philippine pageants - updates

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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

Get to know every Bb Pilipinas 2018 candidate

Feb 18, 2018 - 8:20 PM

Here's a closer look at the 2018 candidates for the most prestigious pageant in the country

Lessons in courage, honesty from a Binibining Cebu candidate

Nov 11, 2017 - 9:43 PM

'I believe love does not see gender and if you love that someone, go for it,' says Maria Izobel Taguiam, as she opens up on having a girlfriend during the Q&A segment of the Binibining Cebu pageant

CEBU STUNNER. Maria Izobel Taguiam, candidate of Tabogon town in the Binibining Cebu pageant. Photo courtesy of Maria Izobel Taguiam

Winwyn Marquez seeks PH's first Reina Hispanoamericana crown

Oct 23, 2017 - 8:45 PM

Wyn, who is already in Bolivia for the pageant, says that her not speaking Spanish should not be an issue

FULL LIST: Miss Philippines Earth 2017 winners

Jul 16, 2017 - 12:24 AM

Here are the winners at Miss Philippines Earth 2017

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PHOTO RECAP: Miss Earth 2017 coronation night

Jul 16, 2017 - 12:07 AM

See photos of the Miss Earth 2017 winners and more

FULL LIST: Binibining Pilipinas 2016 candidates

Feb 16, 2016 - 8:12 PM

Who among the candidates will win the crowns?

2015 QUEENS. The winners of Binibining Pilipinas 2015 at coronation night. Forty new ladies compete for the crowns this 2016. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

2013: When Filipina beauties reigned

Jan 31, 2014 - 6:45 PM

2013 beauty queens share their experiences and insights about competing and winning

NEXT STEP: INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION. Binibining Pilipinas winners (from left to right) Mutya Datul, Bea Rose Santiago, Ariella Arida, Joanna Cindy Miranda and Pia Wurtzbach. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Missosology: The study of beauty pageants

Sep 11, 2013 - 12:00 PM

One of the key movers of the international pageant forum on why the Philippines is a pageant loving country

WINNERS OF MISS INTERCONTINENTAL 2012. Missosology's Pawee Ventura [4th from left] with 1st runner-up Miss Puerto Rico Genesis Davila; 2nd runner-up Miss England Laura Ashfield; 3rd runner-up Miss South Africa Roxanne Zeller; 4th runner-up Miss Thailand Carla Porter; and Miss Venezuela Daniela Chalbaud, title holder. All photos courtesy of Pawee Ventura

Sash Factor and PH pageant mania

Aug 29, 2013 - 10:00 PM

Does the Philippines have the elusive sash factor? Founders of pageant forum Sash Factor think so

QUEENS WITH SASH FACTOR. Miss World Philippines 2012 Queenierich Rehman [left] and Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young [right] with Brix Vera. Photo by Dennis Natividad

HIGHLIGHTS: Ms PH Earth 2013 coronation

May 20, 2013 - 4:25 AM

Rappler live blogs the event as it happens at the SM Mall of Asia Arena

MISS PHILIPPINES EARTH 2013. Who will be the new face of beauty and substance? Graphic by Dave Salazar/

Ms PH Earth 2013: Pageant of firsts

May 19, 2013 - 10:31 AM

The 48 candidates promote solar power and organizers reveal what makes this year s pageant different

SOLAR POWERED. Past Miss Philippines Earth winners proudly carry solar-powered lanterns as part of the Miss PH Earth environmental advocacy. All photos by Erickson dela Cruz