March 22, 2018, 2:33 am
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Pageant Watch

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.

Inimitable Miss D

March 22, 2016
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SHE might not have an official title in showbiz, but the much-awarded Dina Bonnevie – “Miss D” to lesser mortals – definitely deserves recognition as one of the country’s high-caliber actors, shining on TV and film, in dancing and in acting, and has a gold record album to boot. 

‘Binibinis’ to sashay in loc

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on March 11, 2016
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EIGHTEEN of the 40 official candidates of Bb. Pilipinas 2016 showcased their talents, impressing the audience that trooped to the Gateway Mall’s activity center for this year’s talent competition. Members of media, pageant fans and shoppers were treated not only to the ladies’ beauty but their dancing and singing prowess as well.

Search for country’s finest ge

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on March 04, 2016
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LAST Saturday at 2Go Travel’s The Hub in Manila, a new national male pageant with the best of intentions, was successfully launched: Gentlemen of the Philippines.


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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.’