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Unmistakably, confidently Miss

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on January 08, 2016
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THE 64th Miss Universe Pageant will be most remembered in history by pageant fans worldwide for its awkward and “non-traditional” conclusion, but Pinoy pageant fans will cherish the moment when Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach ended the 42-year quest for the Philippines’ third Miss Universe crown after Gloria Diaz in 1969 and Margie Moran in 1973.

3 PH bets vie for int’l tilts

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on December 18, 2015
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THREE Pinay beauties will wrap up their international pageant campaigns this weekend beginning tonight, hoping to win the coveted crowns as fitting Christmas gifts for their kababayans.

Leren Bautista vies for Miss T

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on December 11, 2015
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LAST December 3 at Midas Hotel & Casino, Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific International 2015 Leren Mae Magnaye Bautista met members of media before embarking on her international pageant journey in Malaysia on New Year’s Eve.

Pia Wurtzbach, Christi McGarry

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on December 04, 2015
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ALL eyes were on Miss Universe Philippines 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach and Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental 2015 Christi Lynn Landrito McGarry when they were overwhelmed with emotions during their joint sendoff at the Six pool bar and lounge of the newly-opened Novotel Manila in Quezon City the other Thursday.

Hillarie Parungao for Miss Wor

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on November 27, 2015
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TWO more Pinay beauties are now in China and Taiwan to represent the Philippines at the 65th Miss World Pageant and at the maiden Charity Queen International, respectively, hoping to win honors for the country this month and the next.

Who’s afraid of Rogelie Catac

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on November 20, 2015
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BINIBINING Pilipinas-Supranational 2015 Rogelie Ardosa Catacutan, 24, is now in Poland along with more than 80 delegates worldwide to vie for the 7th Miss Supranational Pageant to be held at the Mozir Hall (Hall of Sports) in the spa town of Krynica-Zdroj on December 4.

Angelia Ong aims for back-to-

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on November 13, 2015
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COME December 5 in Vienna, Austria, Miss Philippines-Earth 2015 Angelia Gabrena Ong will aim for the country’s third Miss Earth crown, and a first-ever back-to-back win in the 15-year history of the Manila-based, advocacy-driven international pageant.

‘Cinderella of RP’ Janicel gun

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on October 30, 2015
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LAST Sunday, Bb. Pilipinas-Tourism 2014 Parul Quitola Shah bagged third runner-up honors at the 3rd Miss Grand International Pageant at the Indoor Stadium Huamark in Bangkok, Thailand, outperforming 74 other beauties out of a field of 78 delegates worldwide. 

Parul stands out in glitteri

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on October 23, 2015
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BINIBINING Pilipinas-Grand International 2015 Parul Quitola Shah, along with the 83 other delegates for the 3rd Miss Grand International Pageant, are in the thick of rehearsals for the grand finals to be held at the Indoor Stadium Huamark in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday.

Pampanga’s best

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on October 09, 2015
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THE province of Pampanga – long known for its beautiful women – has two gorgeous bets for the upcoming Miss World Philippines Pageant to be held at the Theatre of Solaire in Parañaque on October 18.


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