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Who is Roxanne Baeyens, Miss Philippines Earth 2020?

Jul 05, 2020 - 1:36 PM

The beauty queen from Baguio City makes history as the winner of Miss Philippines Earth's first online competition

Baguio City's Roxanne Baeyens is Miss Philippines Earth 2020

Jul 05, 2020 - 11:56 AM

Roxanne succeeds Janelle Tee

Miss Philippines Earth 2020 pageant pushing through in July

Jun 24, 2020 - 3:08 PM

The finals night will be taped from home

Winners Miss PH Earth July 10. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Miss International 2020 pageant canceled

Jun 12, 2020 - 5:30 PM

The 60th edition of the pageant has been moved to 2021

Malaysian beauty queen is new Miss Eco International 2019

May 31, 2020 - 4:07 PM

Amy Tinie Abdul Aziz, who was 4th runner-up in the Miss Eco International 2019 pageant, will take over the duties vacated by Suheyn Cipriani of Peru

Did Maureen Montagne decline the Miss Eco International title?

May 29, 2020 - 2:47 PM

(UPDATED) Miss Eco International 2019 1st runner-up Maureen Montagne issues a statement on Instagram about the matter, but revises it hours later

WATCH: Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen remembers historic pageant win 26 years later

May 24, 2020 - 7:00 PM

In 1994, Sushmita made history, becoming India's first Miss Universe titleholder

Miss Universe Philippines 2020 pageant night moved to October

May 06, 2020 - 10:34 AM

Here's what you can expect from the brand new pageant in the coming months

Miss Universe Philippines

WATCH: Miss Universe Philippines 2020 candidates talk about the women who inspire them

Mar 31, 2020 - 6:28 PM

Eight candidates talk about phenomenal women whom they take inspiration from

Miss Universe Philippines Press Presentation. Photo by Alecs Oncal/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

Patch Magtanong excited for successor to experience Miss International

Mar 09, 2020 - 11:30 AM

The Miss International title is the new top crown after the departure of the Miss Universe franchise from Binibining Pilipinas

Glamour and equality in Thailand at world's top transgender pageant

Mar 08, 2020 - 2:00 PM

The annual Miss Tiffany's Universe pageant brings together 21 international contestants showcasing their beauty but also spreading a defiant message for equality from across the globe

Miss International Queen 2020 winner Mexico's Valentina Fluchaire (C) is congratulated by finalists Ariella Moura (L) of Brazil and Ruethaipreeya Nuanglee (R) of Thailand during the transgender beauty pageant in Pattaya on March 7, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

IN PHOTOS: The Miss Universe Philippines 2020 headshots

Mar 07, 2020 - 10:18 AM

The girls show off their soft looks as shot by photographer Dookie Ducay

Kylie Verzosa wants the Philippines to win another Miss International crown

Mar 06, 2020 - 6:04 PM

It's time for the Philippines 'to take the spotlight,' says the Miss International 2016 queen

WATCH: Ritz Azul and Joseph Marco star in 'The Missing'

Mar 03, 2020 - 1:39 PM

'The Missing' is one of the entries to first Summer Metro Manila Film Festival

IN PHOTOS: The Miss Universe Philippines 2020 candidates at the runway challenge

Feb 29, 2020 - 11:39 PM

The candidates transform the pathway in Uptown Parade into a fashion runway

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IN PHOTOS: The Miss Universe Philippines 2020 glamshots

Feb 28, 2020 - 1:07 PM

The transformation begins with international photographer Filbert Kung taking shots of the candidates

WATCH: Kelley Day's Miss Eco International 2020 tourism video

Feb 26, 2020 - 11:31 AM

The Miss Eco International finals is scheduled this March in Egypt

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe Philippines 2020 candidates

Feb 15, 2020 - 7:53 AM

Meet the 52 phenomenal women from all over the country

Miss Universe Philippines Press Presentation. Photo by Alecs Oncal/Rappler

Naval Forces Northern Luzon leads search for missing Zambales fisherman

Feb 04, 2020 - 12:59 PM

Rico Undocon put out to sea on January 30 and has been seen missing since

Ahtisa Manalo withdraws Miss Universe Philippines bid

Feb 02, 2020 - 3:34 PM

'I need to take care of my health and I hope everyone will be understanding of it, Ahtisa says

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Danao City police find body of missing security guard

Jan 31, 2020 - 4:30 PM

His father tells police that Eugenio Laurel Martel was missing since January 25

Michele Gumabao applies for Miss Universe Philippines 2020

Jan 31, 2020 - 10:32 AM

'Trading in my sneakers one more time,' says Michele as she makes another bid to join a national pageant

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Miss Universe PH head Shamcey Supsup: No 'rivalry' with BPCI

Jan 30, 2020 - 2:00 PM

'I am really grateful for the opportunity that the Aranetas have given to me and to all of us,' says Shamcey, the national director of the Miss Universe Philippines organization

What you need to know about the Miss Universe Philippines Organization

Jan 30, 2020 - 9:32 AM

The organization is set to stage the pageant in May

Taylor Swift kicks off Sundance festival with 'Miss Americana'

Jan 25, 2020 - 9:59 AM

The Netflix documentary traces the career of the 30-year-old singer, from her beginnings in country music to international stardom

PH Navy continues searching for 7 missing fishermen in Pangasinan

Jan 22, 2020 - 7:28 PM

Reports reaching the Naval Forces Northern Luzon say that the fishermen onboard FB Narem 2 have been missing since January 14

Naval Forces NL conduct search and rescue operation for 7 missing fishermen in Pangasinan. Photo courtesy of Naval Forces Northern Luzon

Investigators to reopen case of Mexico's 43 missing

Jan 10, 2020 - 11:17 AM

The case of the 'disappeared' students from the Ayotzinapa teachers' college still haunts Mexico

HOPE. Relatives of the 43 missing students of the teaching training school of Ayotzinapa walk with their portraits after a meeting with Mexico's President Manuel Lopez Obrador at the National Palace in Mexico City, on November 11, 2019. (Photo by Claudio Cruz/AFP)

2019 in Philippine pageants: An end of an era, new beginnings

Jan 05, 2020 - 11:00 AM

We look back at the ups and downs of the Philippine pageant scene

'6 Underground,' 'Eerie,' 'Miss Granny' among most popular 2019 Netflix releases in PH

Dec 30, 2019 - 12:08 PM

Which movie or series did you binge on in 2019?

EERIE. The Philippine-made thriller is among the most popular movies on Netflix in the Philippines. Screenshot from the movie trailer

4 years later, Pia Wurtzbach recalls 'the moment that changed my life forever'

Dec 21, 2019 - 8:05 PM

Pia became the country's 3rd Miss Universe on December 20, 2015

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PH bet Emma Tiglao finishes in Miss Intercontinental Top 20

Dec 21, 2019 - 8:46 AM

Hungary's Fanni Miko is Miss Intercontinental 2019

WATCH: Catriona Gray answers 17 questions in Miss Universe video

Dec 17, 2019 - 8:32 PM

Catriona Gray answers a few questions before turning over her crown to South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi

Forever grateful: Catriona Gray looks back at Miss Universe win

Dec 17, 2019 - 12:25 PM

'Forever thankful to everyone who built me up, cheered me on, prayed for me and supported me,' Catriona writes

Catriona Gray of Philippines reacts as she is crowned the new Miss Universe 2018 by Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters on December 17, 2018 in Bangkok (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Miss Universe Philippines opens search for 2020 candidates

Dec 16, 2019 - 4:35 PM

The group announces the start of its search for the first Miss Universe Philippines under their watch

Miss Universe 2019 broadcast loses viewers in U.S.

Dec 15, 2019 - 6:12 PM

It's the 4th straight year that the pageant lost viewers in the US

MISS UNIVERSE. Zozibini Tunzi, Miss South Africa 2019 is crowned Miss Universe. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization

LOOK: Emma Tiglao's national costume for Miss Intercontinental 2019

Dec 15, 2019 - 2:34 PM

Emma's costume 'Buklod ' is made by Rich Sabinian

TRANSCRIPT: Miss World 2019 Q and A segment

Dec 15, 2019 - 1:29 AM

The top 5 Miss World 2019 candidates were interviewed by English personality Piers Morgan

Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh is Miss World 2019

Dec 15, 2019 - 1:09 AM

Toni-Ann Singh succeeds Vanessa Ponce de Leon of Mexico

MISS WORLD 2019. Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh is crowned Miss World Final 2019 at the Excel arena in east London on December 14, 2019 (early December 15 in the Philippines). Photo by Daniel Leal/Olivas/AFP

Michelle Dee finishes in Miss World 2019 Top 12

Dec 15, 2019 - 12:28 AM

Michelle ends her Miss World journey

LOOK: Megan Young stuns on the Miss World 2019 stage in a Rosenthal Tee modern terno

Dec 15, 2019 - 12:24 AM

The Miss World 2013 titleholder hosted this year's pageant

MEGAN YOUNG. The Miss World 2013 titleholder hosts the Miss World 2019 pageant. Screenshot from Instagram.com/meganbata

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World 2019 coronation

Dec 14, 2019 - 9:25 AM

Will Michelle Dee win the country's second blue crown?

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

Michelle Dee secures Top 40 spot in Miss World 2019

Dec 11, 2019 - 1:43 PM

Michelle also makes it as part of the Top 20 in the Beauty with a Purpose segment

HIGHLIGHTS: Catriona Gray's reign as Miss Universe 2018

Dec 11, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Queen Catriona is one for the books

Catriona Gray takes her final walk as Miss Universe 2018 during The MISS UNIVERSE® Competition airing on FOX at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 8, 2019 live from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. Contestants from around the globe have spent the last few weeks touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Meet Swe Zin Htet, Myanmar's out and proud Miss Universe bet

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:08 PM

Swe Zin Htet pushes for LGBTQ+ rights in a country where being gay can be punishable by law

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

Gazini Ganados to Filipino fans: 'I hope I made you proud'

Dec 10, 2019 - 10:28 AM

'I just did all my best. I couldn’t have had it any other way,' says Gazini

Gazini Ganados, Miss Philippines 2019 on stage in fashion by Sherri Hill as a Top 20 finalist with host Steve Harvey during The MISS UNIVERSE® Competition airing on FOX at 7:00 PM ET on Sunday, December 8, 2019 live from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. Contestants from around the globe have spent the last few weeks touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss Universe crown. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

LOOK: Michelle Dee's Miss World 2019 national costume

Dec 09, 2019 - 10:59 PM

Michelle's costume is made by Francis Libiran

SUMMARY: Everything you need to know about the Miss Universe 2019 pageant

Dec 09, 2019 - 7:00 PM

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MISS UNIVERSE. South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi is Miss Universe 2019. Photo courtesy of the Miss Universe Organization