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Miss Universe

Beautiful people set to relax

NO sooner was the Miss Universe contest in Manila over than many of the people involved in the organisation of the event hopped on planes to get over to Hong Kong for rest and recreation.

Monday, 23 May, 1994, 12:00am

Beauties sold to the highest bidder

SO you'd like the Miss Universe contestants to attend the opening of your pizza parlour then, would you, madam? It will cost you . . . but you don't mind, eh? Let me see . . .

21 May 1994 - 12:00am

Larry London

SOMETIME tomorrow FM Select channel director Larry London will tee off amidst the swaying palms of the Canlubang Country Club to the south of Manila as he defends his title at the Carlsberg Media Golf Classic.

11 May 1994 - 12:00am

Philippine beauty contest turns ugly over actress

FEW beauty contests in the land of beauty contests have aroused as much controversy as this year's Binibining Pilipinas (Miss Philippines) pageant.

The Philippines' premier beauty contest almost didn't happen at all because of a decision by organisers to allow one of the best-known actresses in the country to run as a contestant.

23 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

'Orientals may be pretty but in the West they may not see them as that great'

HONGKONG has yet to walk off with a major international beauty pageant, and organisers and beauty competition insiders say the odds on a local beauty being crowned Miss Universe or Miss World are pretty long.

10 Jan 1993 - 12:00am