Mary Jean Lastimosa (center) is crowned Binibining Pilipinas Universe 2014 by last year’s winner Ariella Arida (right) and assisted by reigning Miss Universe Gabriela Isler. The 26-year old North Cotabato beauty bested 39 other contestants in the coronation night Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.
ABS-CBN officially launched its 2014 summer station ID on Sunday.
Titled “PINASmile: Masayang Muli ang Kwento ng Summer Natin,” the new station ID “aims to promote the Philippines as a unique travel destination that takes pride in the beauty of each region, the country’s colorful culture and, of course, the stories behind the unique and infectious smiles of Pinoys,” ABS-CBN said in a statement.
The video showed Kapamilya stars and news personalities in various parts of the country, armed with a camera in seeking genuine smiles among residents there.
The theme song of the station ID was performed by teen stars Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.
The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will release the 2014 Joint Stamp issue between the Philippines and Vatican City State which will feature the incumbent head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis.