What in the world happened in Miss World 2018?

SANYA, China – Philippine beauty queens are fortunate to have the support of the entire country – their victory or defeat can either bring national celebration or commiseration. And when it comes to the Miss World beauty pageant, there have been few celebrations but mostly, commiserations. Even the most die-hard Filipino fans find little excitement over the […]

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Catriona Gray and Jehza Huelar are ready for their beauty battles

MANILA, Philippines – Pageant season kicks into high gear during the last quarter of the year. The fitting finale are the major titles that beauty contestants dream of. Last November 12, 2018, the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. hosted the send-off party for Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray and Bb. Pilipinas Supranational 2018 Jehza Huelar. […]

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Miss Universe PH Catriona Gray on why style and substance matters

STYLISH LADY. Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray is one of the awoardees of this year’s ‘People Asia ‘s’ Women of Style and Substance. All photos by Voltaire Tayag/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is touted as a pageant loving country. Our love affair with pageants dates back to the carnival queens of the early […]

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Catching up with Ahtisa Manalo at her Miss International send-off

BB. PILIPINAS INTERNATIONAL. Ahtisa Manalo gets ready to compete in the Miss International pageant in November. Photo by Voltaire Tayag The Miss International Beauty Pageant holds a very special place in the Filipinos’ hearts. First, the first ever Miss International 1960 is Stella Marquez of Colombia. She is more popularly known as Madame Stella Marquez […]

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