Kat de Castro - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Kat de Castro


Duterte's celebrity endorsers: Where are they now?

Jun 27, 2018 - 9:30 AM

They're in various government agencies – from regulating gambling to helping OFWs

Another DOT project that Tulfo’s Bitag bagged: 'I Travel Pinas' show

May 07, 2018 - 4:25 PM

It raises the question of how Ben Tulfo’s Bitag Media Unlimited Inc. got the contract to produce the flagship show of the Department of Tourism (DOT), and how much and in what way they are paid

FLAGSHIP SHOW. I Travel Pinas is the flagship show of the Department of Tourism airing Sundays on state-run channel PTV 4.

Miss Universe organizing committee cancels Davao cultural fashion show

Dec 14, 2016 - 4:01 PM

DOT Undersecretary Kat de Castro decides to cancel the show after a complaint from Davao based fashion designers

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Davao designers criticize Miss Universe org over cultural fashion show

Dec 14, 2016 - 12:39 AM

Davao based designers will not dress the Miss Universe candidates at the pageant s cultural fashion show to be held in Davao City

Miss Universe criticized for whale shark swim in Philippines

Dec 13, 2016 - 7:24 PM

Tourists swimming with whale sharks is strongly discouraged by environmental groups who say feeding the creatures makes them dependent and also leaves them vulnerable to poaching or injuries from boat propellers

MISS UNIVERSE. Miss universe candidates pose in the water during their Siargao tour. Photo courtesy of the Department of Tourism.

Updates: Miss Universe pageant in PH

Oct 04, 2016 - 11:30 PM

More details on what to expect as the Philippines makes plans to welcome candidates from around the world for the Miss Universe pageant in 2017

Changes to come for DOT PH campaign

Oct 04, 2016 - 11:22 PM

The Department of Tourism is already working on a new campaign slogan to replace It s More Fun in the Philippines