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IN PHOTOS: Mr World Philippines 2018 Competition Night highlights

Oct 25, 2018 - 3:52 PM

Check out the evening's top moments here

Q and A: Miss Universe PH Catriona Gray on why style and substance matters

Oct 21, 2018 - 10:41 AM

Rappler's Voltaire Tayag talks with the country's bet to the Miss Universe pageant on her sense of style and what she will never wear again

Photo by Voltaire Tayag/Rappler

LOOK: Miss Earth candidates plant mangroves in Legazpi City

Oct 20, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The 30 ladies, including Miss Philippines Celeste Cortesi, lead the mangrove planting at Barangay Puro

Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

READ: Katarina Rodriguez’s winning answer at Miss World Philippines 2018

Oct 08, 2018 - 1:21 AM

Read Katarina's response to a tough question about pageants and feminism

NEW QUEEN. Katarina Rodriguez breezes through the pageant to win the Miss World Philippines 2018 crown. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

TRANSCRIPT: Miss World Philippines 2018 Q and A

Oct 08, 2018 - 12:46 AM

(UPDATED) Which answer impressed you the most?

Q&A. Denielle Magno, along with the other Top 10 finalists answer questions about the environment, Filipino identity, and inclusivity. Photo by Rob Reyes/ Rappler

Katarina Rodriguez is Miss World Philippines 2018

Oct 08, 2018 - 12:37 AM

Check the full list of winners here!

NEW QUEENS. Katarina Rodriguez is Miss World Philippines 2018. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss World Philippines 2018 swimsuit segment

Oct 07, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The candidates channel their inner beach beauties at the pageant's coronation night

SWIMSUIT COMPETITION. Miss World Philippines 2018 candidates during the coronation night. All photos by Rob Reyes

IN PHOTOS: Miss World Philippines 2018 evening gown competition

Oct 07, 2018 - 10:41 PM

This year’s candidates walked the runway one last time in their best evening gowns

LONG GOWN. Candidates done their most glamorous outfits for the coronation night. All photos by Rob Reyes

FULL LIST: Miss World Philippines 2018 winners

Oct 07, 2018 - 6:26 PM

Who will be crowned tonight?

NEW QUEEN. Katarina Rodriguez breezes through the pageant to win the Miss World Philippines 2018 crown. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Predictions: Who will win Miss World Philippines 2018?

Oct 07, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Who's likely to win the crown? Voltaire Tayag weighs in.

Images courtesy of Miss World Philippines

Miss World Philippines representatives: Where are they now?

Oct 07, 2018 - 7:15 AM

We take a look at some of the ladies who won the title in the past years

Miss World Philippines 2018 Charity Gala review

Oct 06, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Voltaire Tayag gives a summary of the performances, plus the Top Model fast track

PH bet Sharifa Akeel wins Miss Asia Pacific International 2018

Oct 05, 2018 - 1:18 AM

Sharifa is crowned during the pageant's 50th anniversary at the Newport Performing Arts Theater

Meet the Miss World Philippines 2018 candidates

Oct 02, 2018 - 12:15 AM

Models, students, and career women are part of this year's roster of ladies

LIVE UPDATES: Miss World Philippines 2018 BYS Holiday Presentation

Oct 01, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Which candidate will shine tonight? Tune in as we catch the show live

IN PHOTOS: Miss World Philippines 2018 Beach Beauty Competition

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:16 PM

These are the looks the 40 candidates wore in the pageant's swimsuit round

FINALISTS. 7 women emerged as the finalists for the swimsuit competition. One of them will be guaranteed a spot in the pageant's top 15. Photo by Rick dela Cruz/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World Philippines 2018 Beach Beauty Competition

Sep 22, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Here are some of the standout looks at the pageant's swimsuit competition

RESORT WEAR. The swimsuit competition top 7 show off their best beach OOTDs. All photos by Jory Rivera

FULL LIST: Miss World Philippines 2018 Swimsuit Competition finalists

Sep 20, 2018 - 10:52 PM

One of them is guaranteed a spot in the pageant’s Top 15

BEACH BEAUTIES. The swimsuit competition top 7 are announced. Photo by Rick dela Cruz/Rappler

WATCH: Miss World Philippines 2018 candidates explore El Nido

Sep 20, 2018 - 2:32 PM

The girls get up close with Palawan’s natural wonders

ISLAND BEAUTIES. The candidates of Miss World Philippines 2018 take in the natural beauty of El Nido's famous Big Lagoon. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

FULL LIST: Winners, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2018

Sep 17, 2018 - 7:03 AM

Sharifa Akeel is crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas Asia Pacific International 2018

IN PHOTOS: Meet the 40 Miss World Philippines 2018 candidates

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:15 AM

Who will become this year's winners?

Patricia Javier is Mrs Universe Philippines 2018

Sep 10, 2018 - 8:18 PM

Patricia will represent the country in the upcoming Mrs Universe competition

WATCH: Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Celeste Cortesi teaches you basic Italian

Sep 02, 2018 - 8:30 AM

Heading to or daydreaming of Italy? Celeste teaches you some simple Italian phrases

Meet the 2 showbiz personalities joining Miss World Philippines 2018

Aug 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Alyssa Muhlach Alvarez and Chanel Morales are two of the 40 candidates in this year's batch

LIST: Candidates for Miss World Philippines 2018

Aug 15, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Who will follow the steps of the 2017 queens?

Katarina Rodriguez joins Miss World Philippines

Aug 15, 2018 - 5:07 PM

Katarina jumps from Intercontinental to Miss World Philippines aspirant

Miss Earth Philippines 2018 Silvia Celeste Cortesi's winning answers

May 20, 2018 - 12:41 AM

What did Silvia Celeste Cortesi have to say about preventing another Boracay?

MISS EARTH PHILIPPINES. Silvia Celeste Cortesi takes home the crown. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Silvia Celeste Cortesi wins Miss Earth Philippines 2018!

May 19, 2018 - 11:47 PM

Here is the queen who will represent the Philippines in the international Miss Earth 2018 pageant!

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018, 'Dyosa ng Kalikasan' segment

May 19, 2018 - 10:44 PM

See the ladies in costume!

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018, evening gown segment

May 19, 2018 - 10:07 PM

See the ladies in their glittering gowns!

QUEENS. The candidates of Miss Earth Philippines 2018 in their gowns. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018, swimsuit segment

May 19, 2018 - 9:44 PM

See the candidates walk in their swimsuits!

SWIMSUIT SEGMENT. The Miss Earth Philippines candidates get summery in their swimsuits by Ricky Abad. All screenshots courtesy of Miss Earth Philippines live stream

Predictions: Who will win Miss Earth Philippines 2018?

May 18, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio gives us his take on this year's candidates

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss Earth Philippines 2018 coronation night

May 17, 2018 - 8:33 PM

Who will take home the crown and represent the country in the international pageant? Find out here on Rappler!

Where are they now? Former Miss Earth PH contestants who shine in different fields

May 17, 2018 - 6:28 PM

From journalists to entrepreneurs, these are just some of the women whose Miss Earth past may surprise you

MISS EARTH ALUMNAE. Athena Imperial, Venus Raj, and Imelda Schweighart are among the former contestants of the Miss Earth Philippines pageant. Photos from Instagram.com/imeeschweighartt, Instagram.com/onlyvenusraj, Instagram.com/athenaimperial

Miss Earth Philippines winners: Where are they now?

May 16, 2018 - 9:39 AM

Here's a quick look back at the ladies who have reigned as Miss Earth Philippines

IN PHOTOS: The candidates of Miss Earth Philippines 2018

May 10, 2018 - 6:25 PM

This year's theme is 'Dyosa ng Inang Kalikasan'

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere back in Manila

May 05, 2018 - 4:29 PM

Demi-Leigh and Iris are part of a fashion show, along with Pia Wurtzbach

Filipino male pageant titleholders: Where are they now?

Apr 16, 2018 - 5:22 PM

From competing in male competitions, these gentlemen transition themselves in the field of modeling and entertainment

Want to be the next Mr World PH? Here's how

Apr 15, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Do you have what it takes to represent the country?

5 fun facts: Meet Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2018 Eva Psychee Patalinjug

Mar 26, 2018 - 4:19 PM

The Cebuana beauty is representing the country in the Miss Grand International pageant

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation March 18 2018

5 fun facts: Meet Bb Pilipinas Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman

Mar 24, 2018 - 9:30 PM

After her first try in 2012, Karen makes a return in Binibining Pilipinas and wins one of the crowns

Pageants are fun but...

Mar 24, 2018 - 5:15 PM

It's okay to support a candidate but putting another candidate down, criticizing a queen harshly, or bashing them online is a different story

Bb Pilipinas Parade in Cubao. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Meet Bb Pilipinas Globe 2018 Michele Gumabao

Mar 24, 2018 - 10:16 AM

From the volleyball court, Michele spikes for the crown in this year's Miss Globe pageant

LOOK: Sandra Lemonon meets with DOTr regarding 'Build Build Build' program

Mar 23, 2018 - 8:48 PM

Sandra is briefed by officials of the DOTr led by Secretary Art Tugade

3rd time's the charm for Jehza Huelar

Mar 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Finally, Jehza has a crown and will represent the country in Miss Supranational!

Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2018 Eva Patalinjug explains 'copied' answer in Q&A

Mar 22, 2018 - 5:51 PM

Eva says she was inspired by the words written in Mega Magazine

Get to know Bb Pilipinas International 2018 Ma. Ahtisa Manalo

Mar 21, 2018 - 8:35 PM

Meet the Philippines' representative to the Miss International 2018 pageant

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation March 18 2018

Binibining Pilipinas 2018 post-pageant review: a new beginning

Mar 20, 2018 - 9:17 PM

Pageant contributor Voltaire Tayag gives us a quick review of this year's most talked about competition

Bb Pilipinas 2018 candidate seemingly copies answer from magazine campaign

Mar 20, 2018 - 3:50 PM

Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2018 Eva Patalinjug's answer during the pageant's question and answer round appears to have been copied from a Mega magazine quote

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation March 18 2018

Behind the lens with Raymond Saldaña

Mar 19, 2018 - 8:01 PM

Let's get to know the man behind the portraits of today's beauty queens