The 40 delegates of Miss Philippines Earth 2017 on Wednesday, July 5, walked the poolside runway at the Diamond Hotel Philippines as they were formally presented to the members of the press.
After the ladies introduced themselves and paraded in swimwear, the Darling of the Press winners were announced.
The gold went to Miss Pulilan, Bulacan Samantha Viktoria Acosta.
Miss Olongapo City Kim de Guzman bagged silver while Miss Porac, Pampanga Anne Krishia Antonio and Miss Panglao, Bohol Catherine Tabaniag tied for the bronze.
The finals is set for July 15 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Loren Mar Artajos, who assumed the title of Miss Philippines Earth 2016 following the resignation of Imelda Schweighart, will be crowning the winner at the end of the pageant. Missosology.Org; Photos by Bong Tan