WATCH: Rabiya Mateo surprised with good luck greeting from Kathryn Bernardo

Dana Cruz - @inquirerdotnet 05/13/2021

Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo received a heartwarming surprise in the form of a video message from actress Kathryn Bernardo, who wished her good luck for the upcoming international beauty pageant. Mateo got the video message…

Rabiya Mateo accidentally falls in the pool during Miss Universe photoshoot

Immae Lachica 05/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo had an unexpected turn of events during one of her latest photoshoots for the Miss Universe pageant. The Ilongga beauty accidentally fell into the pool, but she was all…

Rabiya Mateo bonds with other candidates by teaching them Filipino words

Immae Lachica 05/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Candidates of the 69th Miss Universe pageant may be working on a tight schedule but these ladies made sure to still have some fun. Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo shared a glimpse of her…

Rabiya Mateo mingles with other Miss Universe candidates

Immae Lachica 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Upon her arrival at the official hotel for the 69th Miss Universe, Rabiya Mateo made sure she gets the best Miss Universe experience by creating connections with the other candidates. In some of the…

WATCH: Sarah Geronimo, Matteo Guidicelli wish ‘popster’ Rabiya Mateo good luck

Ian Biong - @IBiongINQ 05/07/2021

  Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo received a heartwarming video message from celebrity couple Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Guidicelli wishing her good luck in the upcoming international pageant. Mateo shared the video with fans as she gushed…

Rabiya Mateo showcases a contemporary touch to Ilo-ilo’s hablon and sequence

Immae Lachica 05/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo showcased the work of another Filipino designer in Lenie Canonaso. Mateo was photographed wearing a blue and sequenced ensemble that is the result when traditional meets contemporary. “Traditional meets contemporary…

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…

Rabiya Mateo shares bare face, says even without glam she is still phenomenal

Immae Lachica 04/26/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Nothing less than phenomenal. This is what Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo has to say when she shared a Tiktok entry of her bare face. With no makeup, no long hair extensions,…

WALK. WIN. Filipino designer is the official footwear partner of Miss Universe 2020

Immae Lachica 04/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Rabiya Mateo will not be alone in representing the country in the 69th Miss Universe coronation night. Mateo will be joined by one of the best shoe designers in the Philippines, Jojo Bragais, as he…

#TheForgottenGown of MUP 2020 Rabiya Mateo

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 04/17/2021

Where is “The Forgotten Gown” of Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo and what is the story behind it? In its official Instagram account, The Mannequin Ph, a fashion design brand owned by Filipino designer Gian Henderson,…

Viral working student from Cebu gets laptop from MUP 2020 Rabiya Mateo

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 04/14/2021

DALAGUETE, Cebu—Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo is a queen indeed. In the second episode of “Stories of Hope”, an IG series about her advocacy for Education, Mateo surprised a working student in Cebu City by giving…

Rabiya Mateo turns heads in green terno ensemble adorned with seashells and pearls

Immae Lachica 04/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Still on day two and already slaying it! Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo shows off her elegant and sophisticated day two outfit made by designer Marlon Tuazon. In the photos shared by her camp…

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