Rabiya Mateo trends on Twitter after release of intro video for Miss Universe

Immae Lachica 04/27/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— #HalaBiRabiya. This is one of the trending topics now on Twitter following the release of Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo’s introduction video for the 69th Miss Universe pageant. This Ilongga beauty queen…

Official date, venue for Miss Universe 2020 pageant announced

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 03/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The 69th Miss Universe competition pageant finally has a date and venue. The Miss Universe organization announced on Wednesday that the event will be held on May 16 (Sunday, 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time — Monday…

Rabiya Mateo shows old yearbook photo: ‘Stop calling anyone ugly’

Ryan Arcadio 10/31/2020

Rabiya Mateo reminded everyone to stop calling others ugly as she proudly shared her old yearbook photo, which was taken 11 years ago. Prior to her post, the picture had already circulated online and some critics quickly…

Apriel Smith tells fans this is not the end

Immae Lachica 10/26/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— After her stint in the Miss Universe Philippines 2020, Apriel Smith says she is not signing off. Smith, who was part of the top 16 of the competition, said she was still very…

Michele Gumabao says she can ‘handle defeat,’ has ‘no regrets’ on Miss Universe Philippines run

Niña V. Guno 10/26/2020

Michele Gumabao aired her sentiments about the outcome of the inaugural Miss Universe Philippines pageant, where she was crowned as 2nd runner-up. The Miss Quezon City 2020 titleholder gave a message through her beauty pageant camp Aces…

Bohol candidate bags most awards in Miss Universe PH 2020 preliminaries

Katrina Hallare - Inquirer.net 10/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines —  Bohol beauty Pauline Amelinckx bagged the most awards in the preliminaries of the Miss Universe Philippines 2020 pageant. In the event held Friday in Baguio City, Amelinckx got four out of the nine awards…

Another Apriel Smith music video coming out

Immae Lachica 10/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Expect another music video from Binibining Cebu 2017 Apriel Smith. This time the video will be highlighting the beautiful destinations in Cebu and women empowerment. Following the success of two earlier music videos, “Roots”…

Miss U PH candidate Apriel Smith gives her take on sports and teens

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 06/26/2020

While most of us are aware of the numerous physical health benefits of playing sports, one should also know about the other benefits of sports – mentally, emotionally, and socially — that can help to a child’s…

Cebuana beauty queens agree with decision to suspend MUP activities

Michelle Joy Padayhag 03/16/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebuana beauty queens expressed their support to Miss Universe Philippines’ decision to suspend all pageant activities due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  Lou Dominique Piczon, who wears the sash of Mandaue City, said what is…

Get to know Cebu’s bets for the Miss Universe PH 2020

Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/17/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Cebu is always considered as a pageant powerhouse in the country.  Last year, a Cebuana, Gazini Christiana Ganados, represented the Philippines in the Miss Universe 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. This year, three ladies from Cebu are…

Apriel Smith to submit application for Miss Universe Philippines

Immae Lachica 01/28/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The first Binibining Cebu winner Apriel Smith under the Aces and Queen Camp will be filing her application for Miss Universe Philippines on January 30, 2020 in Manila. This was confirmed to CDN…

Bb. Pilipinas poster stirs questions from pageant fans

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 12/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The search for the next Binibining Pilipinas 2020 queens has been announced and pageant fans have several questions about the poster that came with the announcement. The accompanying poster had photos of Binibining…

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