Rachel Peters named Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2017

Rachel Peters, 25, a Fil-Brit beauty representing Camarines Sur, has taken the Binibining Pilipinas-Universe title at the Binibining Pilipinas Grand Coronation Night on Sunday, April 30, at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. Besting 39 others Binibinis, Peters was also named Face of Binibini (Miss Photogenic), Jag Denim Queen and Best in Swimsuit. Maria Angelica de Leon was crowned Bb. Pilipinas-International. Rounding out the winner’s list are Bb. Pilipinas-Supranational Chanel Olive Thomas, Bb. Pilipinas Grand International Elizabeth Durado Clenci, Bb. Pilipinas Intercontinental Katarina Sonja Rodriguez and Bb. Pilipinas Globe 2017 Nelda Ibe. Maria Angelica …

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Smart, Voyager power historic Binibining Pilipinas 2017 fan votes

[26 APRIL 2017] Filipino fans are set to experience the Binibining Pilipinas 2017 pageant like never before as PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, along with its digital innovations arm Voyager Innovations, powers the SMS and digital fan voting of the pageant, where the winner of the text votes will automatically be part of the Top 15 finalists–an exciting first in the pageant’s 54-year history. Fans only need to send BB<number of candidate> (ex. BB1 to BB40) to 2929022 to cast their votes and support their …

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Pia Wurtzbach to host 2017 Binibining Pilipinas

Fans of 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach will be able to see their idol at the 2017 edition of Binibining Pilipinas on April 30. The 27-year-old will coming back again to Binibining Pilipinas not as a contestant but as a host. Pia’s presence at the grand beauty pageant was also confirmed by her mentor Jonas Gaffud on Facebook. Aside from hosting, Pia is focused on her career. In fact, she has just signed an endorsement deal on April 24. The beauty queen also continues to …

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Pia Wurtzbach slays her photoshoot with Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere and Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber

Miss Universe 2015 and ambassadress Pia Wirtzbach joined her successor France’s Iris Mittenaere and Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber in an epic photoshoot. The three beauty queens posed for Fadil Berisja, the official photographer of Miss Universe—all wearing Sherri Hill. The behind-the-sceens of their photoshoot was posted by beauty queen mentor Jonas Gaffud on his Instagram account. He called the trio “Queens of the Universe.” The Miss Universe Organization also posted a “Boomerang” clip of Pia and Iris with words, “Once Miss Universe, always #MissUniverse.” …

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Kisses Delavin to pursue her dream of joining Binibining Pilipinas

At the press conference of the highly successful finale of “Pinoy Big Brother: Lucky 7”, second runner-up Kisses Delavin revealed her plans in joining “Binibining Pilipinas”. Delavin, who joined a beauty contest in her hometown, said she wants to finish school before pursing her dream. “I would like to pursue that when I finished my school,” she said. The 17-year-old continued that she would want to be more confident when she represents the country. “Of course you’re gonna represent Philippines so gusto ko nakaaral talaga …

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12 Ginalingan Poses of Pia Wurtzbach that will definitely make your summer hotter

Summer is officially here… in Pia Wurtzbach’s case at least. We’re excited to welcome summer, so we collected these 12 ginalingang poses of the former Miss Universe to make our summer hotter. During her reign as the Miss Universe, Pia was criticized by some “memas” (memasabi lang people) out there, because she ‘failed to find the cure for HIV.’ The queen responded by posting this sexy photo. She said on her postscript that she uploaded this photo to get the people’s attention while explaining her side. Now we …

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Chavit Singson says Philippines can host Miss Universe again next year

Former Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson is willing to help raise another Miss Universe in the Philippines if the government will share in the expenses the second time around. “Kaya natin, basta tumulong ang gobyerno. Medyo hirap kami kasi first time na walang tulong ang gobyerno,” Singson said. Singson mentioned that he spend round $15 million to make the event possible in the country after President Duterte refused to spend public funds for the beauty pageant. “Kung tutulong ang gobyerno, walang problema. Madali lang. Pero …

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Is Liza Soberano joining the next Miss Universe?

Netizens urged Liza Soberano to join the 66th Miss Universe. This was after Philippine bet Maxine Medina failed to “wear the crown” this year. In one of her interview, the actress said that she does not see herself as a Miss Universe. “It would be an honor to become Miss Philippines and join Miss Universe, but I don’t see myself in that path. It’s not for me,” she said. However, she expressed her gratitude to fans that encourage her to join the prestigious pageant. “Natutuwa naman …

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Dayanara Torres to do a movie with Piolo Pascual?

The country’s “Dancing Queen” is back… and she’s hotter and fiercer than ever! After judging the delegates of the 65th Miss Universe, the 1993 titleholder decided to prolong her stay in the Philippines. Torres made a lot of projects in the country during her heyday. From acting to hosting, the former Miss Universe surely knows how to capture every Filipinos’ hearts. Hence, the Puerto Rican star is coming back once again to her mother network, ABS-CBN. The beauty queen listed her schedules in her social media …

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How did Miss Universe aired in ABS-CBN, GMA Network fare in AGB Nielsen and Kantar Media TV Ratings?

ABS-CBN and GMA both claimed that they dominated the rating game for the live telecast of the 65th Miss Universe. According to Kantar Media, ABS-CBN’s coverage for the beauty pageant hit a national TV rating of 27.4%, a 10 percentage points higher than GMA Network’s telecast at 17% on January 31. The Kapamilya network also recorded a TV rating of 28.2%, compared to GMA Network’s 23.7% in Mega Manila. Also in Metro Manila, the giant network recorded 30.8% versus GMA Network’s 19.4%. *Kantar Media uses Urban + …

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