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LOOK: Janelle Tee's Ati-Atihan-inspired national costume for Miss Earth 2019

Oct 14, 2019 - 2:48 PM

Janelle's national costume is made by Patrick Isorena

Photo recap: Miss Asia Pacific International 2019

Oct 10, 2019 - 5:24 PM

This year's pageant theme is 'Love The Difference'

Spain's Chaiyenne Huisman is Miss Asia Pacific International 2019

Oct 09, 2019 - 11:05 PM

The Philippines' Klyza Castro finishes the competition as part of the Top 25

Why fashion designer Chico Estiva ‘took the risk’ with Leren Bautista's national costume

Oct 09, 2019 - 5:11 PM

Chico says the initial concept was inspired by the Pahiyas festival

Leren Bautista is ready to bring home another Miss Globe crown for the Philippines

Oct 08, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Leren, who won the Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International in 2015, says she will use her previous pageant experience as motivation

LOOK: Leren Bautista's Maranao princess national costume for Miss Globe 2019

Oct 08, 2019 - 12:18 PM

Leren pays tribute to one of Mindanao's tribes

Gazini Ganados hopes for more attention to elderly care in the country

Oct 06, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The beauty queen raises the gap the flag of the country's elderly on their behalf

Miss World Philippines 2019: A roundtable discussion

Oct 06, 2019 - 2:07 PM

Catch the Miss World PH queens here!

Bb Pilipinas formally sends-off Samantha Lo, Leren Mae Bautista

Oct 06, 2019 - 10:03 AM

Samantha is off to Miss Grand International in Venezuela, while Leren leaves for Albania and Montenegro for Miss Globe

LOOK: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 queens celebrate World Smile Day

Oct 05, 2019 - 12:30 PM

The queens spend time with children, who are beneficiaries of Smile Train Philippines

Samantha Lo on Miss Grand International 2019 pageant: I'm going to bring that crown home

Oct 03, 2019 - 6:27 PM

'Win or lose, I'm going to just give you the best show you've ever seen,' says Samantha

IN PHOTOS: Meet the candidates of Miss Earth 2019

Oct 03, 2019 - 11:32 AM

More than 80 ladies from around the world are in the Philippines for the pageant on October 26

Who is Vanessa Mae Walters, former Miss Eco Teen Philippines 2019?

Sep 22, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Vanessa – the first Miss Eco Teen Philippines under the Miss World Philippines Organization – is stripped of her title weeks after she was crowned

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Who is Glyssa Perez, Miss Philippines Tourism 2019?

Sep 20, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Meet the first Miss Philippines Tourism titleholder under the Miss World Philippines organization

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Who is Isabelle de Leon, Miss Multinational Philippines 2019?

Sep 19, 2019 - 6:20 PM

The former child star shines in the world of pageantry

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Who is Kelley Day, Miss Eco Philippines 2019?

Sep 18, 2019 - 1:26 PM

The actress and model is now a beauty queen

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Photo recap: Miss World Philippines 2019 coronation night

Sep 17, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Six new queens are set to take on the international stage

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Who is Katrina Llegado, Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas 2019?

Sep 17, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Katrina is ready to rock the pageant stage in Bolivia

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What made Michelle Dee push through with Miss World Philippines plans?

Sep 17, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Autism awareness and mental health are some of the causes closest to this beauty queen's heart

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Melanie Marquez on daughter Michelle Dee's win: She will be greater than me

Sep 17, 2019 - 9:45 AM

The former Miss International titleholder and actress is one proud mom

Who is Michelle Dee, Miss World Philippines 2019?

Sep 16, 2019 - 8:02 AM

Meet your new Miss World Philippines!

A NEW QUEEN. Michelle Dee is Miss World Philippines 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Michelle Dee is Miss World Philippines 2019

Sep 16, 2019 - 12:45 AM

Congratulations, Michelle!

MICHELLE DEE. The beauty queen is crowned Miss World Philippines 2019. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

FULL LIST: Miss World Philippines 2019 winners

Sep 15, 2019 - 5:15 PM

Who will be crowned tonight?

LOOK BACK: Katarina Rodriguez's journey as Miss World Philippines 2018

Sep 15, 2019 - 4:52 PM

It's been a whirlwind journey for Katarina

Q and A: Miss World Philippines 2019 candidates talk pageantry, defining the Filipina

Sep 13, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Here's what some of the candidates have to say about watching Mr World, their own pageant journeys, and their concept of being Filipinas

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World Philippines Charity Gala 2019

Sep 13, 2019 - 8:00 AM

5 candidates are chosen for the Top Model fast track

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Gazini Ganados on her Miss Universe preps: Visualize who you really want to be

Sep 10, 2019 - 11:30 AM

With 3 months to go, Gazini says she's been training and looks forward to bonding with the other candidates

IN PHOTOS: Meet the 40 candidates of Miss World Philippines 2019

Aug 30, 2019 - 1:39 PM

Two more titles have been added: Miss Philippines Tourism and Miss Eco Teen International

Miss World Philippines. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Photo recap: Mr World 2019 finals night

Aug 24, 2019 - 7:32 PM

The 72 candidates have lots of memories to bring back to their respective countries

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Who is Jack Heslewood, Mr World 2019?

Aug 24, 2019 - 11:17 AM

For starters, the new Mr World is a rocket scientist

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Jack Heslewood of England is Mr World 2019

Aug 23, 2019 - 11:22 PM

The Philippines' JB Saliba ends the competition with a top 12 finish

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HIGHLIGHTS: Mr World 2019 gala night and fashion show

Aug 23, 2019 - 11:08 AM

Who rocked the barong best?

Mr. World 2019 Gala night august 21 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

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

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Photo recap: Mutya Pilipinas 2019 coronation night

Aug 20, 2019 - 9:47 AM

Davao City's Klyza Castro wins Mutya Pilipinas Asia Pacific International, while April Short is the country's representative to World Top Model

Davao City's Klyza Castro is Mutya Pilipinas Asia Pacific International 2019

Aug 19, 2019 - 1:17 AM

Klyza will represent the Philippines in the Miss Asia Pacific International 2019 pageant

Mr World 2019 candidates weigh in on social media, male pageantry, dating

Aug 17, 2019 - 7:34 PM

8 gentlemen face media and share their thoughts on topics from courtship to social media's impact

JB Saliba excited to share Filipino culture in Mr World 2019

Aug 09, 2019 - 3:20 PM

JB will vie for the title at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on August 23

Mr World Press Presentation 2019 August 8. Photo by  Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Meet the candidates of Mr World 2019

Aug 09, 2019 - 10:51 AM

Meet this year's contestants!

Mr World Press Presentation 2019 August 8. Photo by  Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Why Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de Leon feels at home in the Philippines

Aug 08, 2019 - 12:52 PM

The beauty queen from Mexico talks about the social media, controversial questions, and wanting see the country's beaches

These 3 celebrities are part of Miss World Philippines 2019

Aug 06, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Kelley Day, Michelle Marquez Dee, and Isabella de Leon are giving pageantry a try

LIST: Miss World Philippines 2019 official candidates

Aug 06, 2019 - 8:49 AM

40 candidates will vie for the right to represent the country in the pageant in December

Miss World PH 2018 - Coronation Night - 2018 QUEENS   Photo by Rob Reyes

IN PHOTOS: The 40 candidates of Mutya Pilipinas 2019

Aug 02, 2019 - 11:27 AM

From Luzon to Mindanao, and Filipino overseas communities, the 40 ladies will compete on August 18

Mutya Pilipinas Aug 1. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Miss Venezuela ditches contestants' measurements

Aug 01, 2019 - 9:46 AM

Organizers say they want to fight stereotypes about what an ideal woman looks like and hence will not reveal their measurements

Contestants pose for pictures during a rehearsal for 2019 Miss Venezuela beauty contest, in Caracas, Venezuela on July 30, 2019. - For the first time, in the 2019 version of the Miss Venezuela contest, which will be held on Thursday, it won't be mentioned waist, hip and bust measurements of the candidates to avoid female gender stereotypes, the organization said. (Photo by Federico PARRA / AFP)

Photo recap: Miss Philippines Earth 2019 coronation night

Jul 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Pasig City's Janelle Tee leads this year's Philippine Earth ambassadors

Awards Miss Philippines Earth 2019. Photo Rob Reyes/Rappler

TRANSCRIPT: Miss Philippines Earth Q and A segment

Jul 10, 2019 - 7:50 PM

Check out the answers of the Top 5 finalists of Miss Philippines Earth 2019 here!

Janelle Lazo Tee of Pasig is Miss Philippines Earth 2019

Jul 10, 2019 - 6:48 PM

Janelle beats 39 candidates to represent the country in the Miss Earth pageant

NEW QUEENS. Miss Philippines Earth crowns a new batch of queens. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LIVE UPDATES: Miss Philippines Earth 2019

Jul 09, 2019 - 6:24 PM

Who will be this year's Philippine Earth ambassadors?

Mutya Pilipinas adds World Top Model as title in competition

Jul 09, 2019 - 10:29 AM

The winner of World Top Model gets to compete in Monte Carlo in December

The Binibining Pilipinas 2019 queens get real on 'The Bottomline'

Jul 08, 2019 - 10:30 AM

What did this year's queens have to say?

IN PHOTOS: Meet the 40 candidates of Miss Philippines Earth 2019

Jun 25, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Coronation night is on July 10

Miss Philippines Earth press presentation June 24. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler