March 22, 2018, 7:58 am
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Pageant Watch

The empowered engineers of Bin

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on March 09, 2018
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THIS year’s batch of beautiful contestants for the 55th Binibining Pilipinas pageant has been dubbed as the most competitive in many years.  It includes, among others, two licensed engineers who are staunch advocates of career and gender equality.  

Following in mom’s footsteps

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on March 01, 2018
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BINIBINING Pilipinas candidate Patrizia Mariah Laureola Garcia, 23, from Cainta, Rizal, is upbeat about her journey to the 55th Binibining Pilipinas because she is carrying on the legacy of her mom Jovita Clara Laureola Garcia, a contestant in Binibining Pilipinas 1987 which saw Geraldine “Pebbles” Asis winning the Bb. Pilipinas-Universe title.

Binibinis have got talent

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on February 16, 2018
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THEY have the looks. They have grace. And last Saturday at the Farmers Plaza at the Araneta Center, fifteen Binibining Pilipinas 2018 contestants also proved they have talent.

Manila House opens doors for K

February 09, 2018
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Ultra-exclusive Manila House is opening up their doors to the public for the first time. 

The doctor is in

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on February 09, 2018
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THERE is a physician among the 40 contestants of Binibining Pilipinas 2018 and her name is Ena Louis Lames Velasco, who represents Cebu City.

Lone Bulacan bet is tallest, y

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on February 02, 2018
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BINIBINING Pilipinas 2018 contestant Anjame Santos Magbitang holds the distinction as the tallest, youngest Bulacan bet in this year’s most exciting national beauty search that will culminate in a televised coronation show at the Big Dome on March 18, 2018.

Eva Patalinjug guns for Bb. Pi

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on January 26, 2018
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EVA Psychee Soroño Patalinjug, 24, from Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, is contestant no. 32 at the 55th Binibining Pilipinas Pageant to be held at the Araneta Coliseum on March 18, 2018.

Katarina Rodriguez off to Miss

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on January 12, 2018
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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 c

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on December 22, 2017
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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

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on December 15, 2017
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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.


Front Page

Column of the Day

Realities of aging

By PHILIP S. CHUA | March 22,2018
‘We no longer have any excuse not to maximize our health and longevity.’

Opinion of the Day

CenterLaw voids Duterte’s decision

By NESTOR MATA | March 22, 2018
‘The Center for International Law (CenterLaw) voids Duterte’s decision to withdraw from the UNCHR and ICC.’