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Miss Philippines Earth 2020 Readies Virtual Presentation Due To Coronavirus

REIGNING MISS PHILIPPINES EARTH JANELLE TEE It’s all systems go for the Miss Philippines-Earth 2020 beauty pageant as it prepares for a virtual presentation tentatively on May 24. With no cheering live fans and less spectacle, the environment-driven beauty contest will be aired on ABS-CBN and on the social media platform of the pageant. “We are now preparing for a virtual presentation of MPE 2020 that will be aired on ABS CBN and in our social media account. Our tentative date is May 24, 2020,” said Lorraine Schuck , Executive Vice President, Carousel Productions, organizer of the annual pageant, during an exclusive interview on Sunday. Reigning Miss Philippines Earth television host Janelle Lazo Tee will crown her successor at the end of the show. Other details of the pageant’s virtual presentation will be revealed in the coming days, she said. Should MPE pushes its pageant plans next month, this would be the first time that a national beauty pageant would be

CB Director Rafa Delfin: My Top 15 Favorites For Binibining Pilipinas 2020

Watch CB Director's latest vlog where he reveals his top 15 favorites for the Binibining Pilipinas 2020 competition. Click the banner to go the link.

Miss World CEO Julia Morley Has COVID-19 After All

     Two weeks ago, the Miss World Organization (MWO) denied on its official Instagram account that MWO CEO Julia Morley had contracted the Coronavirus (COVID-19), indicating that it is "not true" and that Morley "is well and is working at her office in London." The pageant world was relieved that Morley, who is 80 and belongs to a group considered most vulnerable to the virus, had not been contaminated.       However, two days ago, Miss World license holders (national directors) received an e-mail from Morley herself stating that she is "just getting over Corona Virus myself" and that she is "glad to be back on my feet again." A partial screenshot of the e-mail was posted by the anonymous author of the Facebook page, " Exposing Miss World Contest ."  Her statement clearly contradicts the announcement on Instagram. Why the cover up? Did Morley fear economic loss if her license holders renounced their licenses? Did she fear beco

Former Miss Earth Olga Alava Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Olga Alava , Miss Earth 2011 from Ecuador, posted on her Instagram account on April 1 that she has tested positive for the Coronavirus.  She wrote (translation to English from Spanish) "Today my test resulted positive and I would like to share a few things with you. My best advice: don't wait until you have severe symptoms to ask for help. In time, everything will be much easier. Stay at home and take care of yourself. Wishing you strenght and have faith everyone!"   Alava is  the first titleholder of a major pageant to be  contracted the deadly virus. Her compatriot, the current Miss Ecuador Cristina Hidalgo , also announced a few days ago that she has the virus. Likewise, the co-hosts of Ecuavisa, Samantha Mora and Gretta Cordova, have been affected by the virus, according to Ecuadorian news outlet, Expreso (4/1/2020). The official Miss Earth Instagram account confirmed the story. We wish Olga a quick recovery from the virus and we strongly