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Miss Universe Nel-Peters starts reign by visiting the Philippines

Newly-crowned Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters kicked off her reign with a visit to the Philippines, along with her predecessor...

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How Michael Cinco got to make the gown for Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere

Dubai-based Filipino couturier Michael Cinco enjoyed the distinct honor of making the farewell-walk gown of Miss Universe 2016 Iris...

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South African beauty crowned Miss Universe

LAS VEGAS—South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who helps train women in self-defense, won the Miss Universe crown on Sunday (Monday...

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LOOK: Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere gives final walk in Michael Cinco gown

Filipino fashion design took centerstage and wowed audiences when Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere made her final walk as...

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Meet the new Miss Universe photographer

There’s a new face behind this year’s bright, refreshing portraits of the most beautiful women in the universe. Meet...

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LOOK: Miss PH Rachel Peters wows crowd in sarimanok-inspired costume 

Miss Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters shimmered in gold as she wore and modeled on the catwalk the lustrous sarimanok-inspired...

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Miss World bitten ‘Steve Harvey bug’ on social media

The “Steve Harvey” bug has bitten the Miss World pageant – specifically on social media.

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66th Miss Universe pageant back in Las Vegas

Incase you missed it, #MissUniverse is just around the corner as the show will air LIVE from @PHVegas Nov....

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LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach enjoys Thailand alone

The past few days, photos of 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach in Thailand graced various social media sites to...

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Shopping for a cause at Pottery Barn

Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm—all favorites of home and décor shoppers—mounted the Sips x Social “shopping...

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Pia Wurtzbach takes test for HIV

The Philippines’ former Miss Universe conducted a public HIV test in Manila on Wednesday, a week after the United...

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Advocacy continues: Pia Wurtzbach gets tested for HIV anew

True to her commitment of raising HIV/AIDS awareness, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach had herself tested during a...

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LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach meets with author-poet Lang Leav

Pia Wurtzbach transformed from an idolized beauty icon to a dreamy fangirl upon meeting critically-acclaimed author Lang Leav during...

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Chemist from District of Columbia is 2017 Miss USA

Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday during the event that...

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PH bet wins Mr. Gay World 2017

The Philippines’ bet John Raspado won the title of Mr. Gay World 2017 held in Spain on Thursday morning,...

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LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach is UNAIDS ambassador for Asia and the Pacific

  Finally its official! I will be working with UNAIDS as their Goodwill Ambassador for Asia and the Pacific....

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IN PHOTOS: Bb Pilipinas 2017 coronation night

New beauty queens were crowned Sunday night at the Bb Pilipinas 2017 pageant, giving fans a glimpse of the...

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LOOK: Pia Wurtzbach slays in ‘Queens of the Universe’ photoshoot

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach slayed in her photoshoot with her successor, the reigning title holder Iris Mittenaere.

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Miss Universe, DOT, join Skyjet Airlines inaugural flight to Camiguin

SkyJet Airlines' Direct flights from Manila to Camiguin will officially start this Febuary 2018.

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EXO-Ls were shookt on Maxine Medina’s “We are one” answer on Miss Universe

Amidst the glitz and glamour of the recently concluded Miss Universe competition, one thing definitely stood out – “We...

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20 most bizarre national costumes at the Miss Universe Pageant

The National Costume competition is one of the most awaited segments during the annual Miss Universe pageant. It also...

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27 unforgettable moments during the 65th Miss Universe pageant

It’s been 23 years since the Miss Universe pageant was held in the Philippines where Miss India, Sushmita Sen,...

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Here’s what you can expect from tomorrow’s Miss Universe pageant

The show will be over 3 hours long.

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A brief history of the Miss Universe pageant

The Miss Universe beauty pageant has come a long way since 1952, but its ethos has remained the same:...

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17 Bizarro things that might happen during Miss Universe pageant in PH

In live events, just like in real life, mishaps are inevitable. Last year’s Miss Universe was probably one of...

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6 Miss Universe contestants reveal their share of mishaps

Just when you thought these beauty queens got it all together, it turns out they also have their own...

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10 inspirational quotes that will motivate you to face the world like a beauty queen

Need a little inspiration in your life? Find out what keeps some of the contestants in the 65th Miss...

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17 moments that would make you feel “confidently beautiful”

1. When you came back after the holidays and feel like a better version of yourself: Me version 2.0!...

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Solar Entertainment, TV5, PLDT, and Smart converge to bring Miss Universe 2017 closer to more Filipinos

Leading Philippine telco and digital services provider PLDT and mobile leader Smart Communications together with broadcast station TV5 bringing...

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5 things you need to know about the Santacruzan

We Filipinos love our beauty pageants. This is why “confidently beautiful with a heart” became an iconic line overnight...

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The best Twitter LOLs to come out of the 2015 Miss Universe pageant

“Confidently beautiful with a heart” > “Yes, with reservations”   December 21, 2015 (PST) writes itself in history not...

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Boholanos excited over upcoming visit of Miss Universe contestants

Miss Universe fever has yet to subside. Fans and beauty pageant fanatics in Bohol province were excited following the...

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PDEA slammed for baring drug suspect’s HIV case

Two advocates for HIV/AIDS awareness on Wednesday called out the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for publicly disclosing a...

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How to survive MRT breakdown

Filipinos can still make light of the sorry state of the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT 3), tweaking the...

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Palace: Duterte rape remark not a ‘joke’ but ‘sarcasm’

“It’s a sarcastic statement. It was not a joke,”

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Hontiveros calls Duterte a ‘champion of misogyny’ in latest rape joke

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Sunday decried President Rodrigo Duterte's latest rape joke, this time involving the Miss Universe, chiding...

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Duterte’s latest rape joke is on Miss Universe

President Rodrigo Duterte again made a new rape joke on Friday, this time focusing on Miss Universe beauties.

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DID YOU KNOW: PH first hosting of Miss Universe

In July 1974, the Philippines hosted for the first time the Miss Universe beauty pageant. It was held at...

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Faces of the News: Pia Wurtzbach

Even after relinquishing her crown as Miss Universe, Pia Wurtzbach continues to hog the spotlight.

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‘Mr. Universe’ gamely answers pageant questions in forum

Even “Mr. Universe” didn’t relish answering some of the Miss Universe pageant questions that may have unnerved and cost...

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Chavit bares political side of Miss U hosting

The stakes were just too much—even for a bold risk-taker who stood to win millions of dollars—to let the...

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Beauty in a scarf for Muslim and non-Muslim millennials

As the glitz and glamor of the Miss Universe coronation show got underway at SM Mall of Asia Arena...

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Pinoys watched Miss U like a Pacquiao fight

Fans of the Miss Universe beauty pageant here were glued to television and radio sets and were constantly engaged...

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Students skipped school to watch Miss Universe in Tacloban

Several schools noticed a drop in attendance on Monday during the live telecast of Miss Universe pageant. A...

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Maxine Medina’s Top 6 finish not enough for some Pinoys

Maita Sali, an ukay-ukay (used clothing) stall owner at the Santa Cruz Market here, felt bad when Miss Philippines...

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Ex-Aquino exec jokes Miss U loss might be blamed on destabilizers

Former presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda took to social media to congratulate Miss Universe candidate Maxine Medina for finishing in...

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Senators hail Maxine Medina’s Top 6 finish at Miss Universe

Senators were all praises for Philippine bet Maxine Medina even after her loss in the just concluded Miss Universe...

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Robredo turned down invite to Miss Universe show — DOT chief

Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo will not attend the 65th Miss Universe pageant in Manila on Monday, according...

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No-fly zone over MOA

A no-fly zone for drones and helicopters will be strictly imposed by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines...

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MOA Arena area declared ’no-fly zone’ for Miss Universe pageant

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Friday released a notice declaring the SM Mall of Asia...

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New DOT campaign to show it’s Filipinos who make it more fun in PH

“When you’re with Filipinos, you’re with family.”

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Nature, fashion mix in Miss U bets’ whirlwind Davao visit

From the mountain to the runway.

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Duterte urged: Declare ‘Miss U’ coronation a no-work holiday

A Quezon City congressman on Tuesday urged President Duterte to declare Jan. 30 a nonworking holiday to allow more...

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Declare Miss Universe tilt a non-working holiday—solon

Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo on Tuesday urged Malacañang to declare January, 30, the coronation day of Miss Universe...

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Lacson pokes fun at Aguirre for leaving Senate for Miss Universe event

Senator Panfilo Lacson poked fun at Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for leaving a Senate hearing Monday to be...

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