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READ: Rachel Peters' final speech at Binibining Pilipinas Coronation Night 2018

Mar 19, 2018 - 12:37 PM

Here's Rachel's final speech about her reign as Miss Universe Philippines 2017

What’s Next for the 2017 Bb Pilipinas Queens?

Mar 12, 2018 - 9:01 PM

Just days before Bb Pilipinas 2018 coronation night, Rappler contributor Voltaire Tayag catches up with the 2017 queens on what's next after crowning their successors

The year in pageants: The glitz and glam of the 2017 pageant queens

Jan 01, 2018 - 4:01 PM

The Philippines is still a powerhouse in the world of pageantry

The search is on for Bb Pilipinas 2018

Dec 21, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Do you have what it takes to be one of the 6 titleholders?

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates at Women of Significance gala

Dec 10, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The candidates sashay onstage in dresses made of Mindanao fabrics

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Miss Universe 2017 candidates visit Camiguin

Dec 09, 2017 - 8:26 PM

Eight of the candidates visit Camiguin as part of Department of Tourism’s 'Bring Home a Friend' program

Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates tour PH

Dec 08, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The ladies tour Batanes, Bohol, and Camiguin

WATCH: Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere on their PH visit

Dec 08, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Demi-Leigh and Iris talk about the warm welcome they received since arriving in the country

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates go to Jollibee

Dec 08, 2017 - 9:54 AM

The ladies bond with kids from Kanlungan sa Er-ma and are treated to meals and gifts from Jollibee

CHICKEN JOY TOAST. The Miss Universe 2017 candidates with reigning queen Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters do the chicken joy toast. All photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The Miss Universe 2017 candidates model for a cause

Dec 07, 2017 - 10:02 PM

The last three Miss Universe winners, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere, and Pia Wurtzbach lead the fashion show for a cause

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere tour Manila

Dec 06, 2017 - 9:38 PM

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach also joins the ladies at a press conference

Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

Pia Wurtzbach congratulates Rachel Peters, wishes good reign for Demi-Leigh

Nov 28, 2017 - 2:37 PM

'Keep your head up. We’re all so proud of you,' Pia tells Rachel, who placed in the Top 10

Philip Stein opens Solaire shop

Rachel Peters on Miss Universe 2017 experience: 'I'm thankful for the opportunity and the memories'

Nov 28, 2017 - 10:57 AM

'I've always been a believer in fate, destiny, and God's perfect timing so I'm thankful for the opportunity and the memories,' says Rachel, who was part of the Top 10

PH stars congratulate Rachel Peters for Top 10 finish in Miss Universe 2017

Nov 27, 2017 - 9:58 PM

Anne Curtis, Vice Ganda, Tim Yap and more commend Rachel for representing the Philippines in the pageant

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 evening gown competition

Nov 27, 2017 - 3:10 PM

See the Top 10 in their evening gowns

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 26: (L-R) Miss USA 2017 Kara McCullough, Miss Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters, Miss Canada 2017 Lauren Howe, Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, and Miss Spain 2017 Sofia del Prado compete in the evening gown competition during the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on November 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Philippines' Rachel Peters at Miss Universe 2017 coronation

Nov 27, 2017 - 1:51 PM

Rachel is in fine form at the pageant held in Las Vegas

MISS UNIVERSE PHILIPPINES. Rachel Peters wears Sherri Hill as she is announced as a top 16 finalist. Photo from HO/The Miss Universe Organization

South Africa's Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe 2017

Nov 27, 2017 - 11:07 AM

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is the second Miss Universe winner from South Africa

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa 2017 is crowned the new Miss Universe by Miss Universe 2016, Iris Mittenaere at the conclusion of the three-hour special programming event on FOX at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, November 26th from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The new winner will move to New York City where she will live during her reign and become a spokesperson for various causes alongside The Miss Universe Organization. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

LOOK: The Top 3 for Miss Universe 2017

Nov 27, 2017 - 10:47 AM

Meet the Top 3 finalists of Miss Universe 2017

Rachel Peters ends journey in Miss Universe 2017

Nov 27, 2017 - 10:22 AM

The top 5 Miss Universe contestants are announced

Rachel Peters, Miss Philippines 2017 competes on stage in Yamamay swimwear during the MISS UNIVERSE® Preliminary Competition at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on November 20, 2017. The contestants have spent the last week touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown in Las Vegas, NV. Tune in to the FOX telecast at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, November 26, live from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to see who will become the next Miss Universe. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 swimsuit competition

Nov 27, 2017 - 9:42 AM

The Top 16 work the runway in Yamamay swimswear

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss South Africa 2017

PH's Rachel Peters in Miss Universe 2017 Top 16

Nov 27, 2017 - 9:14 AM

The top 16 at the Miss Universe 2017 competition are announced

Rachel Peters, Chanel Thomas, and Katarina Rodriguez is sent-off to their respective pageants on November 6, 2017 at the Novotel Hotel in Quezon City.

WATCH: Interview with Rachel Peters' mentor Rodgil Flores

Nov 27, 2017 - 12:05 AM

'I love you, Rachel, and I know you're gonna be Miss Universe 2017,' says Rodgil, one of the people behind the Kagandahang Flores camp

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

IN PHOTOS: The national costumes at Miss Universe 2017

Nov 26, 2017 - 11:25 AM

See the candidates' in colorful outfits representing their respective countries

Myanmar's Zun Than Sin in her national costume

LIVE BLOG: Miss Universe 2017 coronation night

Nov 26, 2017 - 11:05 AM

Rachel Peters competes for the country's 4th Miss Universe crown

Rachel Peters felt 'betrayed' over 'leaked' photo of evening gown

Nov 26, 2017 - 1:07 AM

'To whoever leaked pictures of my evening gown, thank you for teaching me a lesson about being more careful who you trust,' says Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters

Predictions: Who will be Miss Universe 2017?

Nov 25, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Rappler's contributing writer Voltaire Tayag shares his picks for this year's most awaited competition

WATCH: Rachel Peters' message for Filipino fans as Miss Universe 2017 approaches

Nov 24, 2017 - 10:00 PM

'You know when we unite, we can do great things, not just in pageantry but in politics, in other things as well,' says Rachel of the support

PH stars call on fans to support Rachel Peters in Miss Universe 2017

Nov 24, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Anne Curtis, Solenn Heussaff, Bianca Gonzalez-Intal, Maine Mendoza, and more call on their fans to tweet and vote for Rachel

RAPPLER EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Cecilio Asuncion

Nov 23, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Join us as we talk to the Fil-Am Miss Universe judge about training pageant queens, the LGBT community, and his all- transgender model agency Slay

5 ways to help Miss Universe PH Rachel Peters make it to the Top 15

Nov 22, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Here's how to help Rachel Peters win the Philippines' 4th Miss Universe crown

RACHEL PETERS. The Philippines' Miss Universe bet walks in a Yamamay swimsuit during the competition's preliminary round. Photo by Matt Petit/Miss Universe Organization

IN PHOTOS: Rachel Peters at the Miss Universe 2017 preliminaries

Nov 21, 2017 - 10:36 PM

Rachel walks the Miss Universe preliminaries in a Val Taguba gown and swimsuit from Yamamay

Why Miss Universe loves Las Vegas

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The pageant is hosted in Las Vegas for the 6th time

Miss Universe 2016, Iris Mittenaere with the contestants during the welcome event at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Thursday, November 16th. The Miss Universe contestants are touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown in Las Vegas. Tune in to the FOX telecast at 7:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, November 26, live from the AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to see who will become the next Miss Universe. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

LOOK: Rachel Peters' national costume for Miss Universe 2017

Nov 19, 2017 - 7:07 PM

Rachel wears a sarimanok-inspired fantasy by Val Taguba

WATCH: Know more about Rachel Peters in her Miss Universe introduction video

Nov 18, 2017 - 1:01 PM

Rachel talks about her love for surfing, and how the inspiration she draws from her fellow Filipinos

Pia Wurtzbach to judge Miss Universe 2017

Nov 16, 2017 - 10:41 AM

Pia and Steve Harvey are set to reunite, as Steve returns as coronation night host

LOOK: Philippines, Indonesia are Miss Universe 2017 roomies

Nov 15, 2017 - 2:51 PM

See the Philippines' Rachel Peters and Indonesia's Bunga Jelitha's first selfie!

What Pia Wurtzbach reminded Rachel Peters to do in Miss Universe 2017

Nov 10, 2017 - 10:08 PM

Pia is set to launch a cooking show online called 'The Beautiful Kitchen'

Bb Pilipinas celebrates achievements of Nelda Ibe, Elizabeth Clenci

Nov 09, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Rachel Peters, Chanel Thomas, and Katarina Rodriguez are given a send-off event for their respective international pageants

Rachel Peters, Chanel Thomas, and Katarina Rodriguez is sent-off to their respective pageants on November 6, 2017 at the Novotel Hotel in Quezon City.

Bb Pilipinas 2017 queens speak with injured soldiers at AFP Medical Center

Jul 26, 2017 - 5:12 PM

The Binibining Pilipinas 2017 queens and BPCI Chairwoman Stella Araneta visit wounded soldiers at the AFP hospital

Maxine Medina on the pressures of being Miss Universe host delegate

Jun 02, 2017 - 10:19 PM

Maxine speaks up on the possibility of the Philippines hosting the Miss Universe pageant again

PH might host Miss Universe 2017 – DOT

May 26, 2017 - 12:52 AM

Tourism secretary Wanda Teo says the Miss Universe Organization has approached the department about hosting the pageant

Bb Pilipinas 2017 winners review: Modern beauty queens

May 08, 2017 - 7:50 PM

Here s a look at the newly crowned 2017 Bb Pilipinas queens and a review of how they performed on coronation night

Migz Villafuerte on Rachel Peters' Miss Universe PH 2017 win

May 01, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Rachel Peters boyfriend Camarines Sur governor Migz Villafuerte opens up on her Binibining Pilipinas win

Senate probe, Minority bloc, Dela Rosa | Evening wRap

May 01, 2017 - 8:18 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

8 fun facts: Meet Miss Universe PH 2017 Rachel Peters

May 01, 2017 - 6:23 PM

Who is Rachel Peters? Get to know Maxine Medina s successor former Miss World Philippines candidate and animal lover here

Bb Pilipinas 2017: A new chapter of titleholders

May 01, 2017 - 5:33 PM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio weighs in on 2017 s new set of queens

2017 QUEENS. Meet the 2017 Bb Pilpinas queens. From left -Krista Guelos, Nelda Ibe, Elizabeth Clenci, Mariel de Leon, Rachel Peters, Chanel Thomas, Katarina Rodriguez, and Charmaine Elima.  Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Tim Yap apologizes for Bb Pilipinas tweet

May 01, 2017 - 4:41 PM

Some of the girls don’t look like they come from the provinces they represent Tim tweets during the Binibining Pilipinas 2017 coronation night

Trump on Kim, De Lima, Binibining Pilipinas 2017 | Midday wRap

May 01, 2017 - 1:02 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 1, 2017

May 01, 2017 - 10:18 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

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