PiliPinas 2016 - updates

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What's next for the 2016 Bb Pilipinas queens?

Apr 29, 2017 - 9:06 PM

The 2016 queens look back at their reign and let us know their future plans

Rhett Eala on designing Maxine Medina's Miss Universe gowns

Mar 28, 2017 - 8:10 PM

Designer Rhett Eala shares the excitement and the challenge of dressing up Miss Universe Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina during the competition

Baldwin proud of Gilas 5.0's effort, experience gained at FIBA Asia Challenge

Sep 14, 2016 - 5:55 PM

I m proud they had the courage to go into that environment because that s not easy for the kids says Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin

GILAS 5.0. The Philippines' Gilas Pilipinas at the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge. Photo from FIBA

Strong start, late rally not enough as Gilas yields to India

Sep 10, 2016 - 2:26 AM

Mac Belo drops 21 points but Gilas Pilipinas falls short against India in 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge opener

FIRST LOSS. Mac Belo sizzles but Gilas Pilipinas 5.0 drops 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge opener versus India. Photo from FIBA

FULL LIST: Winners, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2016

Jul 30, 2016 - 11:42 PM

Meet this year s new set of Mutya ng Pilipinas beauty queens

Confirmed: Miss Universe pageant to be held in PH – DOT

Jul 28, 2016 - 3:52 PM

3rd UPDATE DOT Secretary Wanda Teo says funding will come from the private sector and confirms that among the sponsors are Henry Sy and Japanese casino mogul Kazuo Okada

MISS UNIVERSE IN THE PHILIPPINES. President Rodrigo R. Duterte meets with Miss Universe 2016 Pia Wurtzbach during a courtesy call at the Music Room of the Malacañang Palace on Monday July 18, 2016. Among the topics discussed at that meeting was the upcoming Miss Universe in Manila. File photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

IN PHOTOS: 30 candidates, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2016

Jul 15, 2016 - 11:41 AM

Meet the candidates vying for 3 titles in this year s competition

Jayson Castro announces retirement from Gilas Pilipinas

Jul 07, 2016 - 10:41 PM

Ako si Jayson Castro William taga Guagua Pampanga lumaban para sa bayan Castro posts on Instagram

RETIRED. Jayson Castro will no longer play for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE: FIBA Olympic Qualifiers in Manila, Day 3: NZL vs FRA and SEN vs TUR

Jul 07, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Get live updates from the third day of the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament with New Zealand vs France and Senegal vs Turkey on July 7 2016 at Mall of Asia Arena Pasay City Philippines

LIVE: FIBA Olympic Qualifiers in Manila, Day 2: CAN vs SEN and PHI vs NZL

Jul 05, 2016 - 8:58 PM

Get live updates from the second day of the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament with Canada vs New Zealand and Philippines vs Senegal July 6 2016 at Mall of Asia Arena Pasay City Philippines

Gilas Pilipinas, I choose you!

Jul 03, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Meet the 12 men of Gilas Pilipinas for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Slaughter, Rosser out of Gilas pool for FIBA OQT due to injuries

May 18, 2016 - 6:20 PM

Both players are out due to ankle injuries and surgeries and will no longer be options for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

OUT. Greg Slaughter (R) and Matt Ganuelas-Rosser are out of the Gilas Pilipinas pool due to injuries. Slaughter photo by Czeasar Dancel, Rosser file photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Rapid-fire questions for the Bb Pilipinas 2016 queens

May 18, 2016 - 6:11 PM

The Binibining Pilipinas 2016 queens make difficult choices between the likes of Team Cap or Team Iron Man Taylor Swift or Miley Cyrus and more

WATCH: Binibining Pilipinas 2016 queens on the leader they want

May 04, 2016 - 7:14 PM

As the 2016 election draws near Maxine Medina Kylie Verzosa and the other Bb Pilipinas winners voice out what they look for in a leader

QUEENS. The 2016 Binibining Pilipinas winners speak about their ideal leader, days before the presidential elections. Rappler screengrab

8 fun facts: Bb Pilipinas Globe 2016 Nichole Manalo

Apr 26, 2016 - 7:31 PM

Coming from a family of beauty queens Nichole is ready to step up her game in the upcoming Miss Globe pageant

Presidential debate, SWS survey, Hillary Clinton | 12PM wRap

Apr 25, 2016 - 12:31 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

8 fun facts: Bb Pilipinas Supranational 2016 Joanna Eden

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:04 AM

She s best in Swimsuit with a sweet tooth Meet the Binibini who will represent the Philippines at Miss Supranational 2016

What's next for the Bb Pilipinas 2016 queens

Apr 23, 2016 - 2:32 PM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio shares what challenges are ahead for this year s batch of Binibini queens

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

8 fun facts: Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental 2016 Jennifer Hammond

Apr 22, 2016 - 9:44 PM

Let s meet the Binibini representing the Philippines in Miss Intercontinental 2016

8 fun facts: Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2016 Nicole Cordoves

Apr 20, 2016 - 10:03 PM

Let s get to know the lady who takes on the challenge of representing the country in this year s Miss Grand International pageant

 VEGAS BOUND. Nicole Cordoves represents the country in the Miss Grand International in Las Vegas this October. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

8 fun facts: Bb Pilipinas International 2016 Kylie Verzosa

Apr 19, 2016 - 9:57 PM

Meet the country s representative to this year s Miss International pageant

9 fun facts: Miss Universe Philippines 2016 Maxine Medina

Apr 19, 2016 - 10:27 AM

Let s get to know the country s representative to the Miss Universe 2016 pageant

Kylie Verzosa tops Rappler poll on Binibining Pilipinas 2016

Apr 18, 2016 - 3:39 PM

Kylie wins Bb Pilipinas International 2016 but tops the independent Rappler poll to win Miss Universe Philippines See the rest of the poll results here

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte’s rape remark, Ecuador quake, Pia Wurtzbach | 12PM wRap

Apr 18, 2016 - 12:18 PM

Watch Rappler’s 12PM newscast with Zak Yuson

Nichole Manalo on her Bb Pilipinas Globe 2016 crown

Apr 18, 2016 - 12:02 PM

Nichole who has been popularly considered a frontrunner for the top title says that among other things she is grateful for the crown and for everyone s support – especially her family including beauty queen sisters Bianca and Kate

Why it's hard to top standout queen Pia Wurtzbach

Apr 18, 2016 - 11:20 AM

The new Bb Pilipinas queens have their work cut out for them because Pia Wurtzbach is a tough act to follow

FAREWELL. Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach gestures to the crowd during the Bb Pilipinas 2016 coronation night, April 2016. Photo by Mark Cristino/EPA

WATCH: Pia Wurtzbach's farewell walk at Binibining Pilipinas 2016

Apr 18, 2016 - 2:34 AM

Pia Wurtzbach takes one last walk as Miss Universe Philippines before crowning her successor at Binibining Pilipinas 2016

FAREWELL WALK. Pia Wurtzbach takes a walk around the stage before crowning Miss Universe Philippines 2016. Rappler Screengrab

Photo recap: Highlights, Bb Pilipinas 2016 coronation night

Apr 18, 2016 - 2:05 AM

See photos and videos of the swimsuit and evening gown portions the winning moment Pia Wurtzbach s speech and more

MISS UNIVERSE PHILIPPINES. Pia Wurtzbach passes on the Miss Universe Philippines crown to Maxine Medina. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: The moment Maxine Medina became Miss Universe Philippines 2016

Apr 18, 2016 - 2:02 AM

Reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach turns over her Miss Universe PH crown to Maxine Medina at the Bb Pilipinas 2016 coronation night

WATCH: Miss Universe PH 2016 Maxine Medina's winning response in Bb Pilipinas Q&A

Apr 18, 2016 - 1:49 AM

Maxine Medina fields a tough question after which she is crowned Miss Universe Philippines

Rappler screengrab

WATCH: Pia Wurtzbach's emotional speech at Bb Pilipinas 2016 coronation

Apr 18, 2016 - 1:35 AM

Behind that beautiful gown your knees may be trembling – like me right now but you have to remember that you are proudly wearing that sash that says Philippines says Pia to roars of approval from her adoring audience

Maxine Medina crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2016

Apr 18, 2016 - 1:26 AM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach crowns her Binibining Pilipinas successor

All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners, Bb Pilipinas 2016 coronation night

Apr 18, 2016 - 1:25 AM

These 6 ladies will represent the country in the international pageants this year

6 QUEENS. Miss Universe Philippines Maxine Medina with Kylie Verzosa, Joanna Eden, Jennifer Hammond, Jennifer Hammond, Nichole Manalo, and Nicole Cordoves after they are crowned at Binibining Pilipinas 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

[POLL] Bb Pilipinas 2016: Who should be crowned Miss Universe PH?

Apr 18, 2016 - 12:11 AM

Watch the top 15 announcement then select your favorite in our unofficial Rappler poll

All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: Bb Pilipinas 2016 evening gown competition at coronation night

Apr 17, 2016 - 11:30 PM

Gorgeous gowns a flurry of color – watch clips from the evening gown competition here

Doctor Mike's sweet message for Pia Wurtzbach on Bb Pilipinas coronation night

Apr 17, 2016 - 11:08 PM

You ll always be my Miss Philippines Mikhail Varshavski aka Doctor Mike tells Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach

MISS PHILIPPINES. Dr Mike tweets a sweet message for Pia Wurtzbach on the night she's set to pass her Binibining Pilipinas crown on to her successor. Screengrabs from Instagram/doctor.mike/missuniverse

WATCH: Bb Pilipinas 2016 swimsuit competition at coronation night

Apr 17, 2016 - 10:39 PM

Clips from the swimsuit competition from the Bb Pilipinas 2016 coronation night held Sunday April 17

IN PHOTOS: Stars at Binibining Pilipinas 2016

Apr 17, 2016 - 9:47 PM

See photos of Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz Bianca Manalo Fabio Ide Pia Wurtzbach and more at Binibining Pilipinas 2016

LIVE COVERAGE: Binibining Pilipinas 2016 coronation night results

Apr 17, 2016 - 7:39 PM

See the action and who wins as it happens

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Pia Wurtzbach welcomes 'pageant sisters' to PH

Apr 16, 2016 - 10:17 PM

Miss USA Olivia Jordan Miss Malaysia Vanessa Tevi Kumares and Miss Myanmar May Thaw are in the Philippines to watch the Binibining Pilipinas 2016 coronation night

MISS UNIVERSE AND MISS USA. Olivia Jordan visits the Philippines to attend the Binibining Pilipinas coronation night as one of Pia Wurtzbach's guests. Screengrab from Instagram/missuniverse

Bb Pilipinas 2016 predictions: Who will follow Pia Wurtzbach?

Apr 15, 2016 - 9:59 PM

It s predictions time and pageant blogger Norman Tinio weighs in on this year s batch of candidates vying for the top crowns

WATCH: Pia Wurtzbach's sassy assessment of Bb Pilipinas 2016 hopefuls

Apr 15, 2016 - 9:04 PM

Pia also addresses rumors that Miss Universe 2016 will be held in Manila

SUCCESSION. Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is set to pass her title as Miss Universe Philippines on Sunday, April 17. Rappler screengrab

Beauty queens Bianca, Kate Manalo support younger sister's 2nd Bb Pilipinas bid

Apr 13, 2016 - 4:50 PM

Nichole joining Bb Pilipinas for the second time also shares an inspiring story about Bb Pilipinas 2014 batchmate Pia Wurtzbach She tried again so why can t I? she says

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach returns to Manila

Apr 13, 2016 - 10:36 AM

Pia is in the country to crown her successor in Binibining Pilipinas 2016

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2016 Parade of Beauties

Apr 09, 2016 - 7:34 PM

See the ladies at the motorcade in Araneta a week before the April 17 coronation night

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2016 national costume competition

Apr 06, 2016 - 10:04 PM

UPDATED The candidates model the works of the country s top designers at the 2016 Bb Pilipinas fashion show

All photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2016 candidates in casual wear fashion show

Apr 06, 2016 - 9:47 PM

The candidates wear clothes from Jag Jeans

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 40 Bb Pilipinas 2016 candidates walk the runway at press presentation

Mar 29, 2016 - 7:17 PM

Meet the candidates The ladies walk the runway at the formal press presentation held Tuesday March 29

Pia Wurtzbach's advice for Bb Pilipinas 2016 candidates

Mar 29, 2016 - 6:37 PM

Pia makes an appearance at the Binibining Pilipinas presentation in Novotel

LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach arrives in Manila

Mar 25, 2016 - 8:12 PM

Back in sunny Manila Pia writes on Instagram