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Queens put a smile on kids’ fa

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on February 26, 2016
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THE Binibining Pilipinas 2015 queens, together with Dairy Queen, the country’s favorite ice cream brand, had a post-Valentine treat for the cancer patients of Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Quezon City last Feb. 18.

Experience an advantage?: Repe

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on February 19, 2016
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FORTY of the 88 applicants who trooped to the 53rd Binibining Pilipinas Pageant’s screening last Friday at Novotel Manila made the cut and will have the chance to embark on their own journeys to international fame and glory.

Who will succeed Pia Wurtzbach

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on February 12, 2016
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THE search for Binibining Pilipinas 2016 is on with the initial screening of applicants set for today at 1 p.m. at Novotel Manila’s Monet Ballroom after the deadline for submission of application forms ended yesterday.

Pinay Angel conquers Earth

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on February 05, 2016
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NOW that Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach has gone back to New York and buckled down to work, Pageant Watch focuses on another international beauty titlist who also brought great pride to us last year – Angelia Gabrena Ong, the third Filipina to be crowned Miss Earth.

The beautiful week that was A

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on January 29, 2016
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A WIN by a grandmother of four, a victory party for a new international beauty queen from Laguna, and a grand homecoming for the country’s first Miss Universe in 42 years were the highlights of the beauty pageant scene last week.

Queen Pia`s Homecoming

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on January 22, 2016
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MISS Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach arrives tomorrow evening from Jakarta – bearing her $300,000 DIC diamond-and-topaz crown – to share her victory with the millions of Filipinos eager to give her a royal welcome after her clinching the country’s third title in the prestigious pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada last December 20.

Roanne Refrea vies for Miss T

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on January 15, 2016
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TOMORROW night in the heritage city of Malacca in Malaysia, Miss Tourism World-Philippines 2015 Roanne Samonte Refrea will compete against 51 other delegates worldwide for the coveted Miss Tourism World 2016 crown.

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.


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