Despacito, Miss Universe among top Google searches for 2017

MANILA, Philippines – If you're embarrassed about how many song lyrics you've googled over the past year, dont be – it turns out you're not the only one who's done it. The lyrics to Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" is the top most googled item in the Philippines this 2017, followed by Bruno Mars' ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerDec 13th, 2017

Chavit, ’di nadala sa Miss Universe

TaUn-taon pala ay ibinibigay na kay former Ilocos Sur Governor Chavit Singson ang pagpu-produce ng Miss Universe dahil ganu’n daw katiwala ang organizer sa kanya. Matatandaang si Manong Chavit ang namuno ng Miss Universe 2017 sa Pilipinas at talagang nag-invest siya ng milyun-milyong piso rito. “Noong una-una nga kaming nag-usap-usap,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

LOOK: This Team Lakay fighter is also an excellent artist

Baguio-based mixed martial arts stable Team Lakay is best known for producing some of the best MMA fighters in the Philippines, including the likes of former ONE Championship titleholders Eduard Folayang, Honorio Banario, and reigning interim titleholder Geje Eustaquio to name a few.  It appears however, that one of their fighters has also been flexing his muscle in a different field of art as well.  Meet 24-year old Harold "The Vitruvian Man" Banario.  The younger brother of former ONE Championship Featherweight World Champion Honorio, Harold is 4-1 in MMA, and has had stints with Guam-based promotion PXC.    Soon..#fighter #life #artist #painter #artlover #mma #mmafighter #igorot #teamlakay #art #lifestyle #fitness #fit #passion #work #student #architecture #designer #focused #power #left A post shared by harold banario (@hbanario) on Oct 5, 2017 at 12:01am PDT Also, he's a very talented artist.  Having last fought back in 2015, it looks like the La Trinidad native has shifted his focus to painting.  Some of his works have depicted the likes of former Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach...   Working on this... #painter #artist #art #artistsoninstagram #fashion #style #dress #gown #contemporaryart #artfun #passion #love #piawurtzbach #missuniverse #beauty #lifestyle #color #artsy #horse #horses #animals #painting A post shared by harold banario (@hbanario) on Apr 1, 2018 at 12:52am PDT  ...a couple of recreations of the dance scene from Beauty and the Beast, featuring Emma Watson...   My two version of Beauty and the Beast (artist😂)- oil on canvases. Done. #painting #draw#sketch #art #artistsoninstagram #artist #painter #charcoal #artlover #blackandwhite #loveart #fashion #design #contemporaryart #pencildrawing #fighter #mma #life #lifestyle #style #motivation #artwork #beautyandthebeast #emmawatson #paint #fitness #passion A post shared by harold banario (@hbanario) on Dec 10, 2017 at 9:29pm PST well as  what appears to be an Igorot warrior sitting on the Iron Throne. (You have to admit this is pretty badass.)   Game of thrones artwork. Work in progress.😀 #art #art🎨 #gameofthrones #got7 #gotfans #hbo #ironthrone #jonsnow #emiliaclarke #kitharrington #peterdinklage #contemporaryart #painting #painter #mmafighter #mma #bjj #fitness #fit #artwork #modernart #canvas #drawing #draw A post shared by harold banario (@hbanario) on Aug 18, 2017 at 5:54am PDT His most recent works include amazing paintings of his teammates, including reigning ONE Interim Flyweight Champion Geje Eustaquio... ...and of course, his Manong Honorio.  Truly amazing work from a multi-talented fighter-slash-artist!  You can see more of his work on his Facebook Page as and on his Instagram account. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

Miss Universe grabs Jollibee snack before leaving PH

Reigning Miss Universe 2017 Demi Leigh Nel-Peters grabbed a popular Filipino snack, Jollibee choco pie, before leaving the country on Wednesday. On Instagram on Wednesday, Nel-Peters posted a photo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Iris Mittenaere back in Manila

MANILA, Philippines – Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere arrived in Manila Saturday, May 5, for a series of activities, including a fashion show on May 8. Demi-Leigh shared a series of Instagram stories of her on the Miss Universe Instagram page at the World ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

Miss Intercontinental runner-up Katarina Rodriguez to join Miss World

MJ MARFORI PLUS: Why Jolo Revilla hasn’t proposed to Jodi Sta. Maria It looks like 2016 Miss World-Philippines Catriona Gray won’t be the only crossover beauty queen now that she just won the 2018 Binibining Pilipinas-Universe crown. Miss Intercontinental 1st runner-up Katarina Rodriguez, from the 2017 Binibining Pilipinas winners circle, has declared she is looking… link: Miss Intercontinental runner-up Katarina Rodriguez to join Miss World.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2018

Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Catriona Gray is Miss Universe Philippines 2018! ( FULL LIST: Winners, Binibining Pilipinas 2018 ) She was crowned by Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters on Sunday, March 18, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Catriona will represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe pageant scheduled this year. ( READ: Miss Universe Philippines 2018 Catriona Gray's winning answer ) The following ladies will compete ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Photo recap: Binibining Pilipinas 2018 coronation night

MANILA, Philippines – The results are in, and the 2017 Binibining Pilipinas queens have passed their crowns on to their successors! The Bb Pilipinas 2018 coronation night was held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Sunday, March 18. Hosting the event were Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach , actor Richard Gutierrez, and Miss Grand ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

READ: Rachel Peters final speech at Binibining Pilipinas Coronation Night 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Before Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters crowned her successor on Sunday, March 18, she had her final walk and gave one last message as the reigning queen. Rachel, who made it to the Top 10 in the Miss Universe 2017 pageant, wore a gown by Val Taguba as she ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Fil-Am modeling director is new Miss Supranational U.S. franchise owner

MANILA, Philippines – After his stint as Miss Universe 2017 preliminary judge , Slay Models founder Cecilio "Cece" Asuncion is now the new franchise owner and national director for Miss Supranational USA. On Instagram, Cece said: "I have some exciting news to share! Becoming the franchise owner and national director of a major pageant ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2018

Rachel Peters finds a long-lost twin in Solenn Heussaff

Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters happily shared a photo of her "twinnie" Solenn Heussaff on social media. Peters uploaded the photo on Instagram, which shows herself and Heussaff in casual clothing. She wrote on the caption, "Finally met my twinnie @solenn." Netizens were surprised by the close similarities in facial features and body build between the two beauties. /ra One commenter hoped the two ladies would one day grace a magazine cover together. RELATED STORIES: LOOK: Jodi Sta. Maria shares her 'old school' study habits Angelica Panganiban shares moving birthday greeting for her mom AC Bonifacio, Kenneth San Jose praised by 'High School M...Keep on reading: Rachel Peters finds a long-lost twin in Solenn Heussaff.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

The year in pageants: The glitz and glam of the 2017 pageant queens

MANILA, Philippines – Filipino pageant fans had a lot to be excited about during the 2017 pageant season. Here’s a look back at some of the events that will forever be marked in pageant history. For the second time in history, the Miss Universe pageant was held ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2018

Lyrics, K-pop stars, Marawi, and a hurricane: Pinoy’s top Google searches of 2017

LUIS FONSI’s hit “Despacito” — arguably one of the biggest hits of the year — not only managed to dominate the airwaves but also the searches of Filipinos as its lyrics landed the top spot in the 2017 Google Year in Search’s Overall Top Trending Searches. The annual list from the tech giant compiles and […] The post Lyrics, K-pop stars, Marawi, and a hurricane: Pinoy’s top Google searches of 2017 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Miss Universe 2017 tours Manila

Miss Universe 2017 tours Manila.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

LOOK: Rachel Peters goes to her ‘happy place’ by the beach

Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Rachel Peters has come home to relax in her "happy place" next to the sea, along with friends from the Miss Universe 2017 pageant. Her Instagram page shows where she's been. She has also shared some of the things she's seen while on vacation. The top ten Miss Universe placer even met a new friend and named him "Henry". Here's Peters with her girlfriends Ms. USA Kra McCullough, Ms. Malaysia Samantha Katie James and Ms. Canada Lauren Howe at Siargao Island. Even when the sun hides from them at the beach, Rachel is able to make it a happy problem with one solution: "When it rains, we take a hundred photos." JB RELATED STORIES: LOO...Keep on reading: LOOK: Rachel Peters goes to her ‘happy place’ by the beach.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters: Eyes on the prize, always

It seemed as if Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was still vying for the 2017 Miss Universe title. In an interview with Inquirer on Dec. 7 at Jollibee Macapagal Biopolis, the South African stunner said she had been eyeing just one pageant: "For me, it's always been Miss Universe." South Africa, like Russia, usually sends its winning contestant to Miss Universe and Miss World. When schedules are too tight, however, the contestant herself gets to choose which pageant to join. In the case of South Africa, its candidates prefer Miss Universe, although Rolene Strauss won Miss World 2014, after the reign of Miss World 2013 Megan Young of the Philippines. The last time South Africa won ...Keep on reading: Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters: Eyes on the prize, always.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe queens shine in Mindanao fabrics

MANILA, Philippines — Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss Philippines and top 10 finalist Rachel Peters and other pageant representatives modeled.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Miss Universe candidates visit Siargao Island

SURIGAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Dec) — Four participants of the recently concluded Miss Universe 2017 visited Siargao, the surfing capital of the country on Sunday. According to Peter Paul Polovorosa, a ramp agent of Skyjet Airlines, the four arrived via SkyJet Airlines Sunday noon. “No fanfare whatsoever when they arrived. I think they will […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates at Women of Significance gala

MANILA, Philippines – On their last night in the Philippines, Miss Universe 2017 candidates led by reigning queen Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa modeled Filipino outfits made of Mindanao fabrics at the Women of Significance gala. The show at the Sofitel Manila on Saturday, December 9, was part of the Bring ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

Miss Universe 2017 candidates visit Camiguin

CAMIGUIN, Philippines – Welcomed by thousands of adoring fans – mostly young girls and women – 8 of the Miss Universe 2017 candidates visited this beautiful tiny island province on Friday, December 8, to see its tourism destinations as part of the Department of Tourism’s Bring Home ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017

LOOK: Pink is the new Black for the Miss Universe car

MANILA, Philippines – I am not an expert in identifying the fine details of luxury handcrafted automobiles, but the service vehicle provided by Frontrow for Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere is definitely a Rolls Royce with the hood topped by ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2017