Binibining Pilipina 2019 - updates

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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

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

Binibining Pilipinas queens visit Philippine Children's Medical Center, spends time with kids

Aug 15, 2019 - 6:34 PM

The queens spend time with the children of Philippine Children’s Medical Center

The queens of 2019: A roundtable discussion

Jul 29, 2019 - 2:11 PM

Catch the queens live on Rappler!

Controversial questions? The Binibining Pilipinas 2019 queens say they're 'getting there'

Jul 14, 2019 - 3:07 PM

Gazini Ganados, Patch Magtanong, and Resham Saeed share how they answer the most controversial questions thrown at them during media interviews

Binibining Pilipinas 2019 2nd runner-up Samantha Bernardo addresses online bashers

Jun 20, 2019 - 5:09 PM

'Being 2nd runner up again this year was quite a shock. But I know truly in my heart that I gave my all, I deserve better and that I have no regrets'

Will Vickie Rushton try Binibining Pilipinas one more time?

Jun 19, 2019 - 10:49 AM

The beauty queen says she also dreams of playing Darna

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Adulting 101: Preparing for the bar exam, according to Patch Magtanong

Jun 17, 2019 - 2:16 PM

Here are a few tips from the beauty-queen-slash-lawyer

Binibining Pilipinas 2019 post-pageant review: Raise your flag, Philippines

Jun 14, 2019 - 10:59 PM

Check out the highlights from this year's pageant

Bb Pilipinas Coronation Night Group Coronation June 10. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Binibining Pilipinas International 2019 Patch Magtanong takes oath as lawyer

Jun 13, 2019 - 5:48 PM

The UP Law graduate passed the bar over a month before being crowned Binibining Pilipinas International 2019

Patch Magtanong June 13. Photo by Alexa Villano/Rappler

Who are Aya Abesamis and Samantha Bernardo, Binibining Pilipinas runners-up 2019?

Jun 12, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Aya ends her pageant career as 1st runner-up while Samantha wins 2nd runner-up for the second straight year

Miss Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados: 'Nothing but hard work'

Jun 12, 2019 - 4:40 PM

The Cebuana stunner thanks all her family and supporters as she begins preparing to win an even bigger crown

Bb Pilipinas Coronation Night Miss Universe Gazini Ganados June 10. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who is Resham Ramirez Saeed, Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2019?

Jun 12, 2019 - 4:00 PM

The 25-year-old from Buluan, Maguindanao will represent the Philippines in the Miss Supranational 2019 international pageant

Who is Samantha Ashley Lo, Binbining Pilipinas Grand International 2019?

Jun 12, 2019 - 12:40 PM

The Cebuana beauty is headed for the Miss Grand International 2019 pageant

TITLEHOLDER. Samantha Ashley Lo wears the Binibining Pilipinas Grand International crown. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who is Emma Mary Tiglao, Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2019?

Jun 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

The Pampanga native finally wins a crown after a 5 year wait

Bb Pilipinas Coronation Night Group Coronation June 10. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who is Leren Mae Bautista, Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2019?

Jun 11, 2019 - 2:30 PM

The Laguna bet will represent the Philippines in the 2019 Miss Globe pageant

Who is Patch Magtanong, Binibining Pilipinas International 2019?

Jun 11, 2019 - 12:52 PM

The lawyer representing Bataan seems perfectly poised to take on the pageant scene – and the world

MISS INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES. Patch Magtanong is crowned Miss International Philippines 2019 by last year's winner, Ahtisa Manalo. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Vickie Rushton: I got distracted during Binibining Pilipinas Q and A

Jun 10, 2019 - 9:29 PM

The Negros Occidental bet says an audience member made a face – thus distracting her – as she was answering the question

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Photo recap: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 coronation night

Jun 10, 2019 - 1:30 PM

Here's everything that happened during the big night

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Talisay's Gazini Christiana Ganados is Miss Universe Philippines 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 11:47 AM

Here's a summary of Gazini's performance in photos

Bb Pilipinas Coronation Night Group Coronation June 10. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Anne Curtis' fashion moments at the Binibining Pilipinas 2019 finals night

Jun 10, 2019 - 10:43 AM

Anne Curtis did not come to play

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Pia Wurtzbach defends Vickie Rushton: Nerves can happen to the best of us

Jun 10, 2019 - 10:07 AM

'My heart also breaks for Vickie. I hope she can try again. I believe this girl is smart,' says Pia Wurtzbach in an Instagram story

FAN FAVORITE. Vickie Rushton was among the frontrunners going into the finals night. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who is Gazini Christiana Ganados, Miss Universe Philippines 2019?

Jun 10, 2019 - 6:20 AM

The Cebuana beauty is this year's Miss Universe Philippines

NEW QUEEN. Gazini Ganados is crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

READ: Gazini Christiana Ganados' winning answer at Binibining Pilipinas 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 2:02 AM

She answered a question about getting more women in the workplace

GAZINI GANADOS. The new Miss Universe answers a question about women in the workplace. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

TRANSCRIPT: Catriona Gray's final speech at the Binibining Pilipinas coronation night 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 1:38 AM

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray passes down her crown to Gazini Christiana Ganados

PARTING WORDS. The reigning Miss Universe Catriona Gray talks about her Miss Universe Philippines experience. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LOOK: Catriona Gray's waling-waling inspired gown by Mak Tumang for Binibining Pilipinas 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 1:29 AM

Here's what designer made for the outgoing Miss Universe Philippines queen

WALING-WALING. Catriona Gray wears a Mak Tumang gown inspired by the rare Philippine orchid. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Gazini Christiana Ganados is crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2019

Jun 10, 2019 - 1:24 AM

Congratulations to the winner of Binibining Pilipinas 2019

MISS UNIVERSE PH. Gazini Christiana Ganados from Talisay City is the new queen. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

TRANSCRIPT: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 Q and A segment

Jun 10, 2019 - 12:55 AM

Here's what the candidates had to say

Q&A. Patch Magtanong receives a question from the judges during the pageant's question and answer portion. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

LIVE UPDATES: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 coronation night

Jun 09, 2019 - 12:19 PM

Get updates from the Smart Araneta Coliseum here!

Q and A: Chasing the Binibinis with Mars Franz

Jun 09, 2019 - 10:30 AM

Here's how – and why – Mars Franz went from pageant fan to pageant blogger

LOOK BACK: Catriona Gray's Miss Universe Philippines 2018 journey

Jun 08, 2019 - 5:18 PM

Catriona spent 10 months preparing to be Miss Universe Philippines 2018

Photos by Dion Besa/Rappler

Binibining Pilipinas 2019: Who's our best bet?

Jun 08, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Voltaire Tayag shares his predictions for the finals night on June 9

Binibining Pilipinas legacy: The Filipina beauty queen is back on the international stage

Jun 07, 2019 - 5:00 PM

The 2010s saw the 'golden decade' of pageants as Filipino queens place in various competitions

The Binibining Pilipinas legacy through the years

Jun 06, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Here's a look back at the accomplishment of the Filipino beauty queen

Filipino designer says he didn't copy Hannah Arnold's national costume from Miss Indonesia 2017 bet

Jun 02, 2019 - 1:10 PM

Indonesians pageant fans accuse designer Benj Leguiab of copying an Indonesian national costume concept

WATCH: The Binibining Pilipinas 2019 candidates talk superheroes, the Avengers

Jun 01, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Plus who among Iron Man, Thor, and Captain America would the ladies date?

IN PHOTOS: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 fashion show

May 30, 2019 - 12:41 PM

Check out their national costumes in action here!

Bb. Pilipinas National costume. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Meet all 40 of the Binibining Pilipinas 2019 candidates

May 26, 2019 - 4:00 PM

The beauty queens talk about their beauty essentials and the causes they believe in

WATCH: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 candidates on what it takes to be Miss Universe Philippines

May 26, 2019 - 1:30 PM

The ladies share what qualities a Miss Universe Philippines representative should have

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2019 Parade of Beauties

May 25, 2019 - 10:50 PM

The ladies go around Araneta Center for the annual Parade of Beauties

Bb Pilipinas Grand parade Araneta Center. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Designer Spotlight: Domz Ramos

May 25, 2019 - 1:34 PM

The designer of Binibining Pilipinas' swimsuits speaks to Voltaire Tayag about his beginnings and the future that awaits

IN PHOTOS: Binibining Pilipinas 2019 candidates in their animal-print swimsuits

May 20, 2019 - 2:19 PM

The candidates wear swimsuits by designer Domz Ramos

How and why Binibining Pilipinas 2019 is all about #beyondbeauty

May 19, 2019 - 9:30 AM

Contributing writer Voltaire Tayag tags along with the binibinis and finds out what this year's slogan is all about

Binibining Pilipinas 2019 Beyond Beauty article. Photo from Binibining Pilipinas.

Kapampangan inmates helped make this Binibining Pilipinas candidate's national costume

May 14, 2019 - 8:19 PM

Emma Tiglao's costume 'Fe Esperanza Caridad' by Richie Sabinian is made with the help of the inmates from the Angeles City Jail

IN PHOTOS: The Bb Pilipinas 2019 in their stunning national costumes

May 07, 2019 - 8:47 PM

Ace lensman Raymond Saldaña shoots the ladies in national costumes representing their respective cities and provinces

IN PHOTOS: The press presentation of the Bb Pilipinas 2019 candidates

Apr 05, 2019 - 8:30 AM

Meet the 40 ladies vying to represent the Philippines in the international pageant circuit

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2019 candidates join celebration of World Autism Day

Apr 04, 2019 - 2:56 PM

The Smart Araneta Coliseum turns blue in celebration of World Autism Day

Photo courtesy of Araneta Center

What you need to know about Binibining Pilipinas

Apr 04, 2019 - 8:00 AM

The prestigious organization turns 56 this year!

Bb Pilipinas 2018 Coronation (Catriona Gray)

Bb. Pilipinas 2019: Returnees, crossovers and newcomers

Mar 31, 2019 - 11:02 AM

A new batch of ladies are aiming to represent the country in the international pageant scene