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Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment

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Alyz Henrich of Venezuela celebrates as she is crowned Miss Earth 2013 by Tereza Fajksová, Miss Earth 2012, in a photo taken last year during the beauty pageant’s final night.  On Tuesday, 49 delegates to this year’s Miss Philippines-Earth pageant presented themselves to members of the media. RICHARD A. REYES

Greeting spectators “Happy Earth Day!” under the scorching heat of the summer sun, 49 delegates to this year’s Miss Philippines-Earth pageant presented themselves to members of the media at the poolside of the Solaire Resort and Casino in Parañaque City before noon on Tuesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Miss World gets own stamps

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MISS WORLD Megan Young hopes people would bring back the lost art of letter-writing so they could use her stamps which were launched at the Philippine Postal Corp. on Monday. NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

Her grandparents are stamp collectors, 2013 Miss World Megan Young revealed during the launch Monday of commemorative stamps issued by the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLpost) in her honor.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Savoring Malaysia without having to leave Manila

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ACHAR IKAN, Malaysian fish pickle

Savor something Malaysian without having to leave the country.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines | Read More »

Great-grandma served as new Mutya’s inspiration

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MUTYA ng Pilipinas Koreen Medina (center) and her court, from left, 2nd Runnerup Kristian Aubrey Nolasco,Mutya ng Pilipinas-Overseas Asdis Karlsdottir, Mutya ng Pilipinas-Tourism International Angeli Dione Gomez and 1st RunnerupMaureen Montagne. RICHARD A. REYES

The recent death of her great-grandmother served to motivate newly crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific International Koreen Medina to clinch the coveted beauty title.

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Mutya 2013 winners proclaimed

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Koreen Medina, an 18-year-old Mass Communication student from Quezon City, bested 30 other aspirants in the 2013 Mutya ng Pilipinas pageant on Friday night at the NBC Tent at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

50 Bb. Pilipinas bets vie for crown on 50th year

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MANILA, Philippines–Fifty Binibining Pilipinas aspirants for the 50th edition of the pageant were formally presented to the media at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-La yesterday in the search for the successor to 2012 Miss Universe first runner-up Janine Tugonon.   Donning Colombian-made swimsuits, the 50 young women sashayed onstage in front of fans, [...]

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Grounded, but reaching up to the universe

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There are a lot of terms that go with “beauty queen,” but one of the most unlikely is “fish vendor.” But that is exactly what 2012 Miss Universe Philippines Janine Tugonon does when she isn’t preoccupied with preparations for yet another beauty pageant and her other duties under the Binibining Pilipinas Charities Inc.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Miss Tourism Int’l: I thought I was dreaming

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GLOBAL TOURISM AMBASSADRESS Rizzini Alexis Gomez of Philippines walks with her trophy following her winning the Miss Tourism International 2012 World Final during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. AP/Lai Seng Sin

She almost thought of quitting her longtime romance with beauty pageants for good. But Rizzini Alexis Gomez, who bested 55 other international delegates in the 2012/2013 Miss Tourism International in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last Dec. 31, said her father inspired her to keep going.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Miss Philippines wins Tourism title

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Newly crowned Miss Tourism International 2012 World Final Rizzini Alexis Gomez, center, of Philippines poses for a photo with first runner-up Monika Radulovic, second from left, of Australia, second runner-up Marielis Alejandra Castellanos Perez, second from right, of Venezuela, third runner-up Lourdes Maria Del Carmen Motta Rolon, left, of Paraguay, and fourth runner-up Jun Yong Wan Jun of Malaysia after the beauty pageant during the New Year's Eve celebrations in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Rizini Gomez of the Philippines won the Miss Tourism International pageant held in Malaysia.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Janine Tugonon returns; fans cheer

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HOME BEAUTY. Miss Universe first runner-up Janine Tugonon of the Philippines meets journalists in a press conference at a Quezon City mall shortly after her arrival from the United States. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

For a beauty queen, winning the Miss Universe crown would have been everything. Not for Miss Philippines Janine Tugonon.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Shamcey Supsup to host web events of Miss Universe 2012

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Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up Shamcey Supsup

Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up Shamcey Supsup got an invitation to become a host in the coming Miss Universe pageant.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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