The candidates of Miss World Philippines 2018 were officially presented to the members of the press on September 11 at Resorts World Manila.

The 40 ladies will battle it out during the coronation night on October 7 at the Mall of Asia Arena for the right to represent the Philippines at the 2018 Miss World contest, which will take place in December in Sanya, China.

Other winners will represent the country at the Reina Hispanoamericana, Miss Eco International and Miss Multinational beauty pageants.

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