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Miss World showdown in London in shadow of murder

Reigning Miss World Megan Young of the Philippines. INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

Beauty queens from across the globe have descended on London for Sunday’s Miss World 2014 final, a competition rocked by the murder of Miss Honduras.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Latest Stories | Read More »

Miss Venezuela pageant reflects hard times

Mariana Jimenez, center, from Guarico State models in swim wear during the Miss Venezuela 2014 beauty pageant in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Jimenez won the pageant as the new Miss Venezuela. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Mariana Jimenez, a 20-year-old social communications student, has been crowned as the new Miss Venezuela, surpassing 24 other contestants and winning the right to represent Venezuela in the Miss Universe pageant.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Miss New York crowned Miss America

Miss America 2015

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was crowned the new Miss America late Sunday, the third straight victory for the Empire State in the national beauty pageant.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Good-looking policeman is Mister PH-International 2014


When in uniform, he is simply PO2 Mariano Flormata Jr., a bomb disposal expert. Without his police attire, he is one of the country’s “hottest” men.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Miss America, Macy’s spread message of diversity and tolerance

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri at Macy’s appearance

Popular international retail brand Macy’s last May partnered with the Miss America Organization, hosting an appearance by reigning Miss America, Nina Davuluri, to express support for the diversity of the United States and bring awareness to the importance of embracing and taking pride in one’s culture.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »