Rappler's latest stories on beauty pageants
The candidates wear swimsuits by designer Domz Ramos
Contributing writer Voltaire Tayag tags along with the binibinis and finds out what this year's slogan is all about
Emma Tiglao's costume 'Fe Esperanza Caridad' by Richie Sabinian is made with the help of the inmates from the Angeles City Jail
Ace lensman Raymond Saldaña shoots the ladies in national costumes representing their respective cities and provinces
Cheslie succeeds Sarah Rose Summers as the new queen
Meet the 40 ladies vying to represent the Philippines in the international pageant circuit
17 ladies show off their respective talents at the Farmers Plaza
A new batch of ladies are aiming to represent the country in the international pageant scene
'I deserve this. I know in my heart that I am a woman,' says Jek dela Cerna
'Mukhang game show,' says Katarina of the competition in Sanya, China
The actress was crowned Reina Hispanoamericana in 2017
Who among the ladies will file and become an official candidate?
Maureen talks about some of the preparations she's done for the pageant
Jazell Barbie Royale is the first person of color to win the Miss International Queen since the competition started in 2004
Cory, former Miss World Philippines national director, is back in the world of pageantry
Do you have what it takes to be a beauty queen?
The first Filipino Miss Intercontinental titleholder drops by Rappler
The contest gathers members of Myanmar's ethnic groups, despite conflicts with many groups and Rohingya crisis
Alyssa says she's weighing her options regarding joining a national competition again in the future
'This crown is not just for me, it's for all of you, and a representation of what we can achieve as a nation,' says Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman
Karen beats 80 plus candidates for the title
Miss USA is Miss Multinational 2018
Karen's outfit is inspired by the Moriones festival and sarimanok
Karen wins two special awards during the media presentation at Sofitel Manila
More than 80 candidates, including the Philippines' Karen Gallman, are competing for the crown in Manila
The Philippines continues its winning streak, but suffers some heartaches along the way
Asia is the next market for the beauty pageant industry
Filipinos love pageantry and the wins are coming in
Catriona Gray and her team didn't come to Bangkok to participate – they came to win
Updates, analysis, stories on Catriona's victory and reign
Did Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray ‘romanticize’ poverty in her winning answer?
Celebrities send their congratulations to the new queen
What did you think of the newly-crowned Miss Universe 2018's answers for each segment?
'Mga kababayan ko, I’m happy to give you the best Christmas gift ever," says the newly crowned Miss Universe
'Miss Universe organisation you have a great winner!' says the Miss World pageant's official account
So much beauty queen realness in a photo!
A familiar accessory makes an appearance as Catriona is crowned Miss Universe 2018
(UPDATED) 'Ms Gray’s triumph sets the bar high in empowering more Filipino women to believe in themselves and to fight for their own place in the universe,' says Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
She bests 93 other ladies in the Miss Universe 2018 pageant
'I always say: having a vagina didn't transform me into a woman. I am a woman, already before birth, because my identity is here'
'The Philippines’ Catriona Gray leads way ahead of the pack... but as we all know too well, pageants can be very unpredictable'