Binibining Pilipinas - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Binibining Pilipinas


Beauty queens and the pandemic: A world of quarantines

Jul 08, 2020 - 7:00 PM

We walk to candidates from two of the country's most-anticipated pageants

Photos from Miss Universe Philippines

IN PHOTOS: Binibining Pilipinas 2020 candidates' official swimsuit portraits

Jun 19, 2020 - 8:51 PM

The ladies wear black swimsuits designed by Domz Ramos

Binibining Pilipinas postpones 2020 pageant

May 25, 2020 - 1:47 PM

The organization says they will hold the 2020 edition of the pageant once the government announces clear guidelines

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: Binibining Pilipinas 2020 candidates talk about the women who inspire them

Mar 31, 2020 - 7:30 PM

The candidates talk female role models

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Binibining Pilipinas, Miss Universe Philippines move pageant night dates

Mar 14, 2020 - 3:58 PM

Bb Pilipinas is scheduled on May 31 while Miss Universe Philippines will hold its finals night on June 14

IN PHOTOS: Official portraits of Binibining Pilipinas 2020 candidates

Feb 28, 2020 - 7:38 AM

Meet the 40 candidates through the eyes of master lensman Raymond Saldaña

IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2020 candidates perform at talent competition

Feb 15, 2020 - 12:37 PM

Twenty of the 40 candidates show off their talents at the New Frontier Theater

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

On 3rd try, Vickie Rushton, Samantha Bernardo hope to finally win a Binibining Pilipinas crown

Feb 10, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Will Vickie and Samantha finally win a crown in this year's edition?

FULL LIST: Official candidates, Binibining Pilipinas 2020

Feb 06, 2020 - 7:31 PM

Get ready for pageant season 2020!

Vickie Rushton submits Binibining Pilipinas 2020 application

Feb 05, 2020 - 3:05 PM

Will 3rd time be the charm?

Aya Abesamis assumes Bb Pilipinas Grand International 2019 title

Jan 21, 2020 - 1:53 PM

Aya takes over after Samantha Lo's resignation

Binibining Pilipinas opens applications for 2020 edition

Dec 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Do you have what it takes to be a Binibini?

Catriona Gray pays tribute to Stella Araneta, Bb Pilipinas

Dec 13, 2019 - 3:00 PM

'I really felt they trusted in my vision and allowed me to represent the Philippines in the best that I could,' says Catriona of Bb Pilipinas which has lost the Miss Universe franchise

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK BACK: The Binibining Pilipinas legacy through the decades

Dec 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Here's a look back at the highlights of the Miss Universe franchise under the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc

Photo by Ben Nabong

Binibining Pilipinas will still hold 'most prestigious beauty pageant' in PH despite losing Miss Universe crown

Dec 10, 2019 - 5:00 PM

After 55 years, the Miss Universe license is no longer with the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc

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

Miss Universe Philippines crown no longer with Binibining Pilipinas

Dec 09, 2019 - 3:56 PM

Miss Universe 2011 3rd runner-up Shamcey Supsup is named national director of the Miss Universe Philippines Organization

Catriona Gray homecoming

Samantha Lo 'signs off' as Binibining Pilipinas Grand International 2019

Nov 27, 2019 - 9:25 PM

'I'm off to my new path,' says Samantha

Binibining Pilipinas denies not helping Samantha Lo in travel debacle

Oct 21, 2019 - 12:46 PM

BPCI says the parents of the Miss Grand International 2019 bet secured her Philippine passport through a 'fixer'

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

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?

WATCH: Binibining Pilipinas queens show support for the LGBTQ+ community

Jun 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2019 Resham Saeed leads the queens in this year's call to support the LGBTQ+ community

Bb. Pilipinas during Pride Walk at Araneta Center. Photo by Voltaire Tayag

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

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