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Coming Soon: Neil Perez in Mister International 2014

Coming Soon: Neil Perez in Mister International 2014

mistertondoformisterintl The confirmed delegates of Mister International 2014 to date

The confirmed delegates of Mister International 2014 to date

Neil  will portray himself in an upcoming episode of "Magpakailanman" on GMA-7.

Neil will portray himself in an upcoming episode of “Magpakailanman” on GMA-7.

Very soon, Misters of the Philippines-International 2014 Neil Perez will be leaving for Seoul, Korea to represent the Philippines in Mister International 2014. With the male contest taking more than two weeks of pre-pageant activities before the scheduled…

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Bea Rose Santiago: Preparing for Miss International 2014

Bea Rose Santiago: Preparing for Miss International 2014

The original speech (with revisions) of Bea Rose Santiago that helped her win Miss International 2013

The original speech (with revisions) of Bea Rose Santiago that helped her win Miss International 2013

Bea Rose during the greatest moment of her pageant life (Associated Press photo)

Bea Rose during the greatest moment of her pageant life (Associated Press photo)

Just the other day, Miss International 2013 Bea Rose Santiago updated her FB status with the following statements:

“Its almost Miss International and i remember around this time i was cramming for my speech! It…

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Kimberly Karlsson: Official Gown Photo

Kimberly Karlsson: Official Gown Photo

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Miss Philippines Kimberly Karlsson in her official gown photo for Miss Grand International 2014


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Breakfast shot with Misses New Zealand, Norway and Singapore before leaving for Sukhothai.

The image above is the official evening gown photograph of Miss Philippines Kimberly Karlsson in the ongoing Miss Grand International 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.

By this time, she is already in Sukhothai with the…

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Eliza Johanna Cruz: The singer’s sister wants to make a name of her own

Eliza Johanna Cruz: The singer’s sister wants to make a name of her own

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Miss World Philippines 2014 Official Candidate Eliza Johanna Cruz is the younger sister of singer Geneva Cruz (Photo credit: Jory Rivera/OPMBworldwide)

Photo credit: Melvin Sia

Photo credit: Melvin Sia

Many people do not know that Candidate #25 in the ongoing Miss World Philippines 2014 is the younger sister of singer Geneva Cruz.

And while Eliza Johanna Cruz may not be as known yet, I betcha she can also carry a tune…

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Kimberly Karlsson in Miss Grand International 2014

Kimberly Karlsson in Miss Grand International 2014

Miss Philippines Kimberly Karlsson and her roommate Miss Singapore Jasy ln Tan

Miss Philippines Kimberly Karlsson and her roommate Miss Singapore Jasy ln Tan

Kimberly during the Press Presentation

Kimberly during the Press Presentation

Kimberly Karlsson is currently enjoying the full-on warmth and hospitality of the Thai hosts in Miss Grand International 2014. She has also started getting chummy with her cute roommate Miss Singapore Jasy In Tan. For today, she will fly to Sukhothai with everyone for a 7-day stay…

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Miss Casino Filipino 2014: Who will win tonight?

Miss Casino Filipino 2014: Who will win tonight?

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This one’s happening tonight!

One of the thirty ladies above will be crowned Miss Casino Filipino 2014 tonight

One of the thirty ladies above will be crowned Miss Casino Filipino 2014 tonight

While a big chunk of my friends will be heading over to SM MOA Arena to ogle at denim- and underwear-clad celebrities and models walking the ramp in Bench for “The Naked Truth” tonight, a good number will prefer instead to avoid the big crowds and troop to Midas Hotel and Casino to watch

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Can Patrizia Bosco be considered for Miss Progress International 2015?

Can Patrizia Bosco be considered for Miss Progress International 2015?

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Mutya ng Pilipinas Overseas Communities 2014 Patrizia Bosco could be perfect for Miss Progress International 2015 in Puglia, Italy

wpid-wp-1410992895040.jpeg Since we made quite a rippling discussion about the national franchise of Miss Progress International last Wednesday afternoon, I suddenly thought of Mutya ng Pilipinas Overseas Communities 2014 Patrizia Lucia Bosco.

The Fil-Italian girl, whose beauty title does not…

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Miss Grand International 2014 Press Presentation

Miss Grand International 2014 Press Presentation

Below are photo grids of today’s Miss Grand International 2014 Press Presentation which was followed by their evening gown photoshoot that will be used for website and online purposes.

Such a long day of waiting and smiling and waving for the ladies while wearing their formal attires. But starting tomorrow, they will have the time to enjoy Thailand by way of Sukhothai in the north. :-)

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The Miss…

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Asia’s Next Top Model Season 3 Casting Call

Asia’s Next Top Model Season 3 Casting Call

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The Philippine leg will happen on October 4 & 5 at Resorts World Manila

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The Season 2 Contenders

While the inaugural edition of Top Model Philippines is taking long to get going, the region-wide Asia’s Next Top Model has already started planning for its third season. In fact, a 2-day Philippine Casting Call will be taking place from October 4-5 at Resorts World Manila (you can check with…

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Throwback Thursday: The Tallest Miss Universe Winners (So far)

Throwback Thursday: The Tallest Miss Universe Winners (So far)

The three tallest Miss Universe winners: Amelia Vega (2003), Wendy Fitzwilliam (1998) and Michelle McLean (1992)

The three tallest Miss Universe winners: Amelia Vega (2003), Wendy Fitzwilliam (1998) and Michelle McLean (1992)

Amelia Vega is tallest of the tallest at 6'1"

Amelia Vega is tallest of the tallest at 6’1″

In a beauty pageant like Miss Universe, there is no height imposition for as long as a candidate won her national finals fair and square. Just look at Miss Universe 1982 1st Runner-Up Patty Chong Kerkos of Guam. She’s not even 5’3″ in height…

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