Monthly Archive: September, 2010

Sabrinne Al-Tawil: Finalist in Miss Friendship International 2010!!!

My fears were unfounded! In spite of the troubled relationship of the Philippines and China/Hong Kong over the Manila Hostage Crisis last August 23, our very own Sabrinne Al-Tawil entered the Top 15… Continue reading

Beauty Queen Spotlight: Ashley McGarry, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2010 Asia Pacific

THE BEGINNING… The year 1999 was a big one for two Filipinas – one young girl born and raised in New Jersey, and one young lady who made it as Miss Universe First… Continue reading

ABQ Teaches Blogging at Kristiyanong Kabataan Para Sa Bayan!!!

I love it when my Saturday afternoon is spent with young people who love God and want to share that love to others. I love it too when I re-read my sentences and… Continue reading

Miss Philippines and Miss Hong Kong Show Friendship!

I received a wonderful surprise in my email: a photo of Miss Philippines and Miss Hong Kong together! Sabrinne Al-Tawil (Philippines) and Lee Yao Hui (Hong Kong) are both competing at the Miss… Continue reading

Beauty Queen Spotlight: Barbie Salvador, Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism International 2010

Barbara de la Rosa Salvador of Pangasinan began her beauty pageant career when she was in Kindergarten. I kid you not. In that year, she toddled off with the major title in a… Continue reading

Australia’s Jesinta Campbell Most Likely Misquoted on Gown Sabotage…

After Venus Raj’s Major Major answer that rocked our universe, we have a new issue raging among pageant fans – Australia’s Jesinta Campbell’ s claim that someone sabotaged her national costume. In a… Continue reading

Beauty Queen Spotlight: Carla Lizardo, Mutya ng Pilipinas Intercontinental 2010!!!

I was leaving the Mutya ng Pilipinas 2010 beauty pageant secretly gloating over the fact that I was able to predict the Top 5 winners when I bumped into a lovely lady in… Continue reading

After Manila Hostage Crisis Filipina Flies to China for Miss Friendship International 2010!!

Meet Sabrinne Al-Tawil, a Filipina-Arab beauty queen who will compete in the Miss Friendship International 2010 in China on Sept. 27, 2010. She talks about her childhood, growing up in a broken home, being independent at age 16 and her worries about competing in a China beauty pageant so soon after the Manila Hostage Crisis.

Four Bicolana Beauties SHINE in August 2010

Now that it’s the start of the BER months, it’s a great time to look back at the hectic month of August and thank God for blessing the Philippines with FOUR Bicolana Beauty… Continue reading