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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented immense challenges to industries around the world. With mobility restrictions in place, business owners had to rethink their operations and adjust to navigate the uncertainties in the new normal. Although some companies were able to adapt and seamlessly shift to the new norm, the process was not easy with many struggling with financial losses and temporary business closures. A survey from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) released September last year reported that the Philippine economy experienced the worst impacts of the pandemic. The Philippines logged the highest number of business closures and layoffs among its peers in Southeast Asia. Despite that, Jovy Hernandez, ePLDT President & CEO and SVP and Head of PLDT & Smart Enterprise and International Business Groups, said that resilience is one of the core values that helped businesses conquer the challenges of the pandemic. This ‘unbreakable spirit’ of enterprises allowed them to embr

Bb.Pilipinas-International 2014 Bianca Guidote ready to take home the crown again.


Bb.Pilipinas-International 2014 Bianca Guidote.
PHILIPPINES Bet for this year’s Miss International is determine to bring home the crown once again, 24 year old European Study major Bianca Guidote show no pressure being the successor of Bea Rose Santiago, the reigning Miss International on a sendoff presscon last Oct 23, 2014 at the Balay Cubao Expo. 

She confidently told members of the press that she has the same people who trained Bea to be Ms. International, however she elaborate that she has her own purpose and that kind of purpose will be her statement in case she landed as finalist for the crown on the night of the pageant on Nov 11 in Tokyo, Japan.

The 5’8 statuesque lady from Taguig had a rigorous training for this pageant such as personality development and cultural immersion from Dale Carnegie, Question and Answer practice sessions from Entrepreneur School of Asia and toning exercises at Gold’s Gym, and of course personal coaching directly from Santiago.

Bianca also has an advantage so far since she can converse in 5 languages like English, Spanish, Portuguese and recently learning Japanese as well.  Here in Manila she is a beauty with a good heart as she is actively serve as volunteer for some non-government organizations  such as Red Cross, Gawad Kalinga, Operation Smile, Hero Foundation and others.
 
Bb.Pilipinas 2014 Queens showiing support for Bianca.(Pentecoste)

Miss international now on its 53rd year is one of the prestigious beauty pageant in the world, it is known for making women as Ambassadors of Peace and Beauty by promoting world peace, goodwill and understanding. Philippines is the leading Asian country who garnered the most crown in this pageant, with 5 titleholder like Gemma Cruz-Araneta (1964), Aurora Pijuan (1970), Melanie Marquez (1979), Precious Lara Quigaman(2005) and Bea Rose Santiago (2013).

If luckily Bea passes the crown of Ms. International this year to Bianca, Philippines will be in tie up level with Venezuela who has 6 crowns in total.

For more information on Miss International and the Bb.Pilipinas, please go to www.bbpilipinas.com and https://www.facebook.com/realbbpilipinas

 
Bianca showing her signature walk, no namesake yet.(Pentecoste)

Bianca during her TV interview right after her presscon.(Pentecoste)

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