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Pageant Watch

Pinay from Down Under to repre

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on May 20, 2016
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TWO weeks ago, Pageant Watch met former beauty titlist and actress Jenny Guinto a.k.a. Jenny Varga who will be representing the Philippines at the Mrs. Universe Pageant in Guangzhou, China on September 6, 2016.

46 Miss PH Earth 2016 beauties

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on May 17, 2016
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FORTY-SIX of the country’s loveliest environmentalists representing cities and municipalities from all over the country as well as Filipino communities overseas were presented to members of media in red, white and blue bikinis at the Diamond Hotel Manila poolside yesterday (May 16) all hoping to succeeding Angelia Gabrena Ong, the third Filipina to win the Miss Earth crown, and promising to combat climate change.

Fil-German Palaweña wins early

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on May 13, 2016
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FILIPINO-GERMAN beauty Imelda Bautista Schweighart, 21, from Puerto Princesa, Palawan, took home two awards from the special swimsuit show of the 16th Miss Philippines Earth Pageant held at Aquaboy Resort in Novaliches, Quezon City last Friday.

Jenny Varga to vie for Mrs. Un

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on May 06, 2016
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REMEMBER former beauty titlist and actress Jenny Varga? Well, she’s now a 51-year-old successful businesswoman, educator and mother of three and is vying for the 10th Mrs. Universe Pageant happening in Guangzhou, China from August 29-September 6, 2016.

Is love in the air for Pia and

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on April 29, 2016
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AFTER returning to New York from Peru where she crowned Miss Peru-Universe 2016, Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach took time out to go on a helicopter ride around New York City with beau Dr. Mikhail Varshavshi. 

Maxine aims for back-to-back M

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on April 22, 2016
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NEWLY crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2016 Maria Mika Maxine Perez Medina, 25, vowed to do her best to win the Miss Universe crown, hoping to succeed Pia Wurtzbach who crowned her at the finale of the 53rd Binibining Pilipinas Pageant at the Big Dome last Sunday.

Six ‘Binibinis’ to be crowned

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on April 15, 2016
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MISS Universe Pia Wurtzbach will crown her Miss Universe Philippines successor during the much-awaited grand coronation night of the 53rd Binibining Pilipinas at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, April 17 to be aired by ABS-CBN.

PHLPost to issue stamps honori

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on April 08, 2016
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The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will issue limited copies of the special commemorative stamps in honor of Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.

Athletes, beauty queens gun fo

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on April 01, 2016
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FAB and fit athletes, beauty queens, models, bloggers and a single mom – all finalists of the Century Tuna Superbods 2016 – shared the limelight with Centuray Tuna endorser Anne Curtis at the well-attended formal press presentation of the finalists at Valkyrie Club at The Palace in Uptown BGC in Taguig City last Thursday.

Has Pia found her prince?

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on March 28, 2016
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MISS Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is back, quietly slipping into the country last Good Friday while most everyone is on their Lenten break.


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