January 20, 2018, 4:53 pm
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Pageant Watch

Katarina Rodriguez off to Miss Intercontinental

BINIBINING Pilipinas-Intercontinental 2017 Katarina Sonja Artigas Rodriguez left for Cairo, Egypt last Wednesday to represent the Philippines at the 46th Miss Intercontinental Pageant set for January 24 at Sunrise Crystal Bay Resort in Hurghada, a tourist city on the Red Sea coast.

Mutya titlist guns for int’l crown in Shanghai tonight

TONIGHT in Shanghai, China, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2017 first runner-up Angela Carla Huertas Sandigan will vie alongside some 50 other entries worldwide at the Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International pageant, hoping to nail down the Philippines’ fourth title after Sherylle Santarin in 1996, Racquel Uy in 1999 and Leren Mae Bautista in 2015.

Pinay model, dentist shine in int’l tilts

TWO more Filipinas – a model and a dentist – brought home honors in international pageants held here and in China at about the same time last Sunday.

Mutya titlist wins Miss Tourism Int’l crown

MUTYA ng Pilipinas titlist Jannie Loudette Vicencio Alipo-on of Navotas City was crowned as the 20th Miss Tourism International in glittering ceremonies at the Sunway Resort Hotel in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia on Wednesday night after besting a field of 48 delegates worldwide.

Meet the Miss Asia Pacific Int’l winners

THE new Miss Asia Pacific International and her court were crowned in a glittering finals show at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila that started at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and concluded at almost 2 the next morning.

Int’l tilt holds finals in Pasig tonight

THE Miss Tourism Universe is holding its grand finale tonight at Tanghalang Pasigueño in Pasig with beauty delegates from 12 countries competing for the title.

Pageant season

It is a busy season for pageant aficionados with several beauty pageants happening in the last couple of weeks and going well into the next.

Beauty and culture

TWENTY contestants will compete for the coveted Jewel of the Philippines titles at the GT-Toyota Asian Auditorium in UP Diliman tomorrow night.

Miss Scuba makes a splash

THE 15 contestants of Miss Scuba Philippines 2017 were presented to members of media last week at Belmont Hotel, all ready to trade their gowns and high heels for scuba gear and swim fins to help instill awareness for the protection of our oceans.

Pasig mom of 2 crowned Mrs. Philippines Globe 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the 6th Mrs. Philippines Globe held at the Makati Sports Club, Salcedo Village, Makati City last Saturday.

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Column of the Day

About noxious candles; man’s cunning

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | January 19,2018
‘Few things set the romantic atmosphere of the gentle flicker of a fragrant candle’s flame, be it on the dining table, in the bathroom, on the backyard table on a starry night.’

Opinion of the Day

Carpio’s terms for PH Rise research

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | January 19, 2018
‘China should not be allowed to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine Rise which the United Nations Commission on the Law of the Sea has recognized as part of the Philippine extended continental shelf.’