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Mutya Pilipinas 2019: Saan ka?

Aug 21, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Rappler's pageant contributor Voltaire Tayag weighs in on the 2019 edition of the long-running pageant

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Runaway winner: How Catriona Gray won Miss Universe 2018

Dec 21, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Catriona Gray and her team didn't come to Bangkok to participate – they came to win

[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)

The highs and lows at Miss Universe 2017

Nov 28, 2017 - 2:59 PM

Rappler's contributing writer, Voltaire Tayag, gives his take on the recently concluded 66th Miss Universe competition

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 26: (L-R) Miss Sri Lanka 2017 Christina Peiris, Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss Thailand 2017 Maria Poonlertlarp, and Miss Ghana 2017 Ruth Quarshie are named top 16 finalists 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