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Fil-Am modeling director to judge Miss Universe 2017 preliminary competition

Nov 15, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Cecilio 'Cece' Asuncion is the founder of the all-transgender model agency Slay

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2016 candidates in their national costumes

Jan 26, 2017 - 11:29 PM

See the colorful costumes at the Miss Universe pageant

NATIONAL COSTUMES. The Miss Unvierse 2016 candidates proudly show off their costumes at the National Costume Presentation. Photographed above is Marina Jacoby, Miss Nicaragua 2016. All photos courtesy of HO/The Miss Universe Organization

PHOTO RECAP: Miss Universe 2016 Preliminary Competition

Jan 26, 2017 - 8:53 PM

See the ladies at the swimsuit and evening gown competitions

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2016 evening gown competition

Jan 26, 2017 - 8:47 PM

See the ladies in their glittering gowns at the preliminaries

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2016 candidates in swimsuit

Jan 26, 2017 - 8:07 PM

See the Miss Universe ladies at the swimsuit competition ahead of the coronation night

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss Universe 2016 Preliminary Competition

Jan 26, 2017 - 7:05 PM

See photos of the Miss Universe candidates in their swimsuits and evening gowns

Miss Universe 2016: What is the Preliminary Competition?

Jan 26, 2017 - 12:40 PM

The pageant s Top 12 are determined by the judges during this crucial stage in the competition Get more details about the preliminaries here

PRELIMINARIES 2015. Miss Peru 2015 Laura Spoya and Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach compete on stage in their evening gowns during the 2015 Miss Universe Preliminary Show at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 16, 2015. The Miss Universe semifinalists are chosen during the pageant's preliminary round. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

15 who delivered: The Miss Universe 2015 preliminary rounds

Dec 18, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Pageant blogger Norman Tinio weighs in on his Miss Universe 2015 Top 15 following the preliminary rounds and gives his take on Philippine bet Pia Wurtzbach s performance

PART OF THE 15. Pageant blogger Norman Tinio weighs in on his Top 15 candidates for Miss Universe 2015, based on the preliminaries. Screengrabs from Facebook/MissUniverse

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2015 candidates share makeup-free selfies

Dec 17, 2015 - 11:41 PM

The ladies show that they are confidently beautiful hours before the preliminary competition

NO MAKEUP. The Miss Universe 2015 contestants post no makeup-selfies with the hashtag #ConfidentlyBeautiful before the preliminary competition on December 16.

LOOK: Miss Universe PH 2015 Pia Wurtzbach's national costume

Dec 17, 2015 - 7:49 PM

Pia s capiz terno is designed by Albert Andrada

IN PHOTOS: A glimpse of the national costumes at Miss Universe 2015

Dec 17, 2015 - 6:04 PM

See photos from the pre taped national costume segment of the pageant

NATIONAL COSTUME. The national costume portion of the Miss Universe 2015 pageant is pre-taped on December 16 (December 17 in Manila). Screengrab from Instagram/missuniverse

Miss Universe 2015: Miss Myanmar recovers from preliminary competition stumble

Dec 17, 2015 - 1:49 PM

May Thaw stands back up after struggling to walk down the stairs during the evening gown competition

GRACEFUL RECOVERY. Miss Universe Myanmar May Thaw stands back up after falling during the evening gown competition of the pageant. Screengrab from YouTube/Miss Universe

IN PHOTOS: Miss PH Pia Wurtzbach at Miss Universe preliminaries

Dec 17, 2015 - 1:01 PM

Pia gets loud cheers and pulls of her evening gown despite the controversy over it

Photo recap: Miss Universe 2015 preliminary competition

Dec 17, 2015 - 12:55 PM

See colorful photos from the swimsuit and evening gown competitions

PHOTOS: Janine Tugonon arrives in Manila

Dec 22, 2012 - 9:31 AM

We catch the Miss Universe 2012 first runner up who is finally home for the holidays

MISS UNIVERSE IN OUR EYES. Miss Universe 2012 first runner-up Janine Tugonon comes back home to a warm welcome from fans at the airport. Photo by Jedwin Llobrera

LIVE BLOG: PH in Miss Universe top 5

Dec 20, 2012 - 8:59 AM

Janine Tugonon makes it to the top 5 of the ongoing Miss Universe 2012 pageant We live blog the events as they happen in Las Vegas

Stay with us as we live blog the Miss Universe 2012 pageant

Miss Universe 2012: Shamcey Supsup interviews hosts

Dec 20, 2012 - 8:37 AM

The Miss Universe 2011 3rd runner up catches up with the hosts and talent for tonight s Miss Universe 2012 pageant

ON THE SCENE. Shamcey Supsup interviews Jeannie Mai in the latest episode of 'On the Scene.' Screen grab from YouTube (OfficialMissUniverse)

Miss Universe 2012: Rehearsal video

Dec 19, 2012 - 7:35 PM

As we count down the final hours before the Miss Universe pageant let us take a peek at how the candidates have been preparing

SHE GLOWS. Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon at the Miss Universe 2012 rehearsal. Photo posted on the Janine Mari Raymundo Tugonon Facebook page

Life after Miss Universe

Dec 19, 2012 - 6:48 PM

What is life like after one year as a beauty queen?

BRIGHT WOMAN, BRIGHT FUTURE. All Filipinos await the fate of Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon at the Miss Universe 2012 pageant in Las Vegas on December 19 (December 20 in Manila). No matter what happens, we can be sure that Janine will continue to be an inspiration to Filipinos everywhere, especially women. Photo from the Janine Mari Raymundo Tugonon Facebook page

Miss Universe 2012: 'On the Scene' with Shamcey Supsup

Dec 18, 2012 - 1:07 PM

Know the stories behind some of the candidates national costumes

STILL BEAUTIFUL. Miss Universe 2011 runner-up Shamcey Supsup shows support for the Miss Universe 2012 candidates in 'On the Scene.' Screen grab from YouTube (OfficialMissUniverse)

Margie Moran-Floirendo on Miss Universe and Janine Tugonon

Dec 17, 2012 - 5:58 PM

We sit down with the last Miss Universe from the Philippines

GRACE AND GLAMOUR. Miss Universe 1973 Margie Moran-Floirendo is the current president of Ballet Philippines

Miss Universe 2012: Janine Tugonon in costume [video]

Dec 15, 2012 - 3:50 PM

The video has had 301 hits and counting

FRIENDLY COMPETITION. Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon with Miss Malaysia Kimberley Leggett. Photo posted on the Janine Mari Raymundo Tugonon Facebook page

LIVE BLOG: Miss Universe 2012 National Costume Show

Dec 15, 2012 - 12:05 PM

What will Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon wear? Stay with us to find out

READY FOR THE NEXT ROUND. Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon right after the December 13 Preliminary Competition with Jonas Gaffud. Instagram photo by Jonas Gaffud posted on his Facebook page

Miss Universe 2012: Janine Tugonon prelims photos

Dec 15, 2012 - 10:21 AM

Here are photos of Miss Philippines and the complete video of the Preliminary Competition

MISS PHILIPPINES Janine Tugonon was radiant in her evening gown. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization LP, LLLP

Miss Universe 2012: Janine Tugonon prelims video

Dec 14, 2012 - 2:57 PM

The Twitter savvy candidate tweeted her thanks to her fans and supporters right after the preliminary competition

NOW UP TO GOD. Janine Tugonon thanked everyone who supported her at the Preliminary Competition. See her again tomorrow at the National Costume Show. Photo from the Janine Mari Raymundo Tugonon Facebook page

LIVE BLOG: Miss Universe 2012 Preliminary Competition

Dec 14, 2012 - 11:39 AM

Rappler live blogs the swimwear and evening gown competition

BIG NIGHT TONIGHT. Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon (right) with Miss Poland Marcelina Zawadzka. Photo from the Janine Mari Raymundo Tugonon Facebook page

Miss Universe 2012: New video

Dec 14, 2012 - 10:02 AM

Here are two of the new video published on YouTube and the Miss Universe website

FOR THE WIN! Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon in her glamshot shoot with Fadil Berisha. Screen grab from YouTube (OfficialMissUniverse)