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The Man of the World to be rev

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on July 28, 2017
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TONIGHT and on Sunday night, the very first Man of the World and Miss Tourism Philippines will be crowned and will reign as the newest ambassadors of education and beauty tourism, respectively.

‘Gwapulis’ Chris Dulagan is re

July 20, 2017
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THE inaugural “Man of the World” international pageant, which advocates to empower the youth through education, presented the 40 delegates to members of media at Icon Hotel EDSA in Quezon City last Wednesday.

Bigger, better, bolder Miss Wo

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on July 14, 2017
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THE new Miss World Philippines Organization, re-branded and now under the chairmanship of Arnold L. Vegafria and general manager Bessie Besana, was launched at the New World Hotel Makati the other Wednesday with no less than five of the last six Miss World Philippines beauties – Miss World 2011 1st runner-up Gwen Ruais, Miss World 2012 top 15 finalist Queenie Rehman, Miss World 2013 Megan Young, Miss World 2015 top 10 finalist Hillarie Parungao and reigning Miss World Philippines and Miss World 2016 3rd runner-up Catriona Gray – gracing the event to show their full support for a bigger, better, and bolder search for the next Filipina Miss World.

Mutya ng Pilipinas 2017 is in

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on July 07, 2017
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THE 49th Mutya ng Pilipinas is now in full swing, wrapping up its regional pageants and Metro Manila screenings leading to the awaited press presentation on July 20 and the grand coronation night on August 4 to be held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila.

Miss Ph Earth beauties take fa

June 30, 2017
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THE forty contestants of the 17th Miss Philippines Earth pageant took fashion to a new high when they paraded in the “Trash to Class” competitions held at Versailles Palace across Ayala Alabang, Las Piñas last Tuesday.

‘Binibini’ finalist to vie for

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on June 23, 2017
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CHRISTAGALE Borja will be the country’s official delegate to the Top Model of the World Pageant to be held in Cairo, Egypt from July 2-15, 2017. The 26-year-old, 5’11” beauty who represented Catbalogan, Samar at the 54th Binibining Pilipinas pageant last April will join about 100 delegates worldwide for the annual pageant and modeling search.

Miss Asia Pacific Int’l is bac

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on June 16, 2017
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REIGNING Miss Asia Pacific International Tessa Helena Le Conge arrived in Manila last Monday to grace events of the ongoing Mutya ng Pilipinas pageant.

Lasallian wins Miss Makati 201

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on June 09, 2017
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NICOLE Sobria, a 19-year-old sophomore student of De La Salle University, won the 27th Search for Miss Makati. She bested 11 other finalists at the coronation held at the Rizal Ballroom of Makati Shangri-La last Friday.

A most beautiful day in Philip

by Jose D. Patao, Jr. on May 19, 2017
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WE will forever remember the date May 13, 2017, which, to us, is a most beautiful day in Philippine pageantry.

John Raspado wins Mr. Gay Worl

May 12, 2017
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JOHN Fernandez Raspado, a 36-year-old marketing entrepreneur from Baguio, won the 9th Mr. Gay World Pageant in Maspalomas, Spain last Wednesday night (yesterday morning PH time), besting 20 other straight-looking gay men worldwide to become the first Asian


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Rappler’s continuing saga

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 23,2018
‘Without a court TRO against the SEC ruling, Rappler’s accreditation in Malacañang was considered revoked.” – Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra.’

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Duterte does not understand media’s role in a democracy

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 23, 2018
‘This is funny if it didn’t violate the constitutional guarantee of freedom of the press.’