Aurora Pijuan
Filipino model
Aurora Pijuan
Aurora McKenny Pijuan, of the Philippines, is the Miss International titleholder for the year 1970. She hails from Bacolod and is a graduate of Saint Scholastica's College. A product of the 1970 Binibining Pilipinas beauty pageant, Aurora was sent to Osaka, Japan to compete, and eventually win, Miss International. Her victory meant that the Philippines is the first country to win the title twice. She went on to marry golfer and basketball coach Tomas Manotoc in Dominican Republic.
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Thank you for not smoking - Philippine Star
Google News - over 5 years
But invaluable was the support I got from an anti-smoking organization, headed by former Miss International Aurora Pijuan. It was Maribel Cantada, however, who drafted me to join the group. She said that she was fighting against smoking because it was
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The song and dance on Marcos burial with honors - Inquirer.net
Google News - over 5 years
... Jojo Binay to decide on whether the late dictator should be buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Cemetery for Heroes), I excerpted a portion of Candy Cruz's April 28, 2011 Facebook message to Aurora Pijuan which was posted in the Internet
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Beauties and the 'Best' - Philippine Star
Google News - almost 6 years
1970 Miss International Aurora Pijuan, Reyna Emperatriz — Photos courtesy of the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. (BPCI) It was touted to be “the mother of all Santacruzans” and rightly so: The affair held two Sundays ago around the Araneta Center
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Beauty queens parade for the Holy Mother - Manila Bulletin
Google News - almost 6 years
Now on her second year to join this event, Ms. Universe 2010 4th runner-up Venus Raj marched as “Reyna Elena” while 1970 Ms. International Aurora Pijuan was the “Reyna Emperatriz.” Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Shamcey Supsup was “Reyna de las Flores,” while
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MARCO'S PARTY TAKES LEAD IN ELECTIONS
NYTimes - almost 33 years
For the first time since Monday's elections for the National Assembly, both Government and independent tallies showed the ruling party winning more seats than the opponents of President Ferdinand E. Marcos. At the same time, Mr. Marcos announced that he had ordered all 28 members of his Cabinet to resign by June 30, a formality that had been
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A REFERENDUM ON MARCOS, HIS RULE AND HIS RELATIVES
NYTimes - almost 33 years
More than 1,000 candidates are running for 183 National Assembly seats in the Philippine elections tomorrow. But the campaign, at least on the Government television network, has sometimes resembled a drama of one man's family. Imelda Marcos, the politically powerful wife of President Ferdinand E. Marcos, surprised political observers by announcing
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IN PHILIPPINES, TWO CANDIDATES, ONE NAME
NYTimes - almost 33 years
With a twinkle in her eyes, Aurora Pijuan, the Philippines' winning entry in the Miss International beauty contest in 1970, says she regrets any difficulties she may have caused the family of President Ferdinand E. Marcos. ''I am sorry about it; I tried to change my name but the court would not allow it,'' the realtor and sometime model who is an
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AROUND THE WORLD; Marchers in Manila Urge Election Boycott
NYTimes - almost 33 years
About 150 people, mostly unemployed or with low incomes, marched through Manila today calling for a boycott of the May 14 parliamentary elections, which they say will not benefit the poor. The marchers said they were also protesting Government inaction on demands for jobs and higher wages, and they criticized Government housing projects, which they
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MARCOS SON-IN-LAW ISSUES AN APOLOGY
NYTimes - about 35 years
A Philippine athlete who vanished Dec. 29 after secretly marrying a daughter of President Ferdinand E. Marcos apologized on radio and television today because his family had accused the Marcos family of complicity in his disappearance. Tommy Manotoc, a 32-year-old amateur golfer and professional basketball coach, made the apology by twice reading a
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PHILIPPINE TROOPS SAID TO RESCUE MISSING ATHLETE
NYTimes - about 35 years
More than a month after his disappearance, Tommy Manotoc, the athlete who secretly married the 26-year-old daughter of President Ferdinand E. Marcos, was reported found by a military intelligence agency. A statement released today by the Ministry of Public Information said Mr. Manotoc had been recovered on Monday afternoon from ''armed terrorists
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MANILA CURBS FOREIGN PRESS IN DISAPPEARANCE CASE
NYTimes - about 35 years
The Philippine Government blocked the distribution this week of foreign newspapers and magazines that carried accounts of the disappearance of a divorced athlete who secretly married a daughter of President Ferdinand E. Marcos on Dec. 4. The publications, among them Time, Newsweek, The International Herald Tribune, Asia Week and The Far Eastern
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MRS. MARCOS ASSAILS ATHLETE AND FAMILY OVER TIE TO DAUGHTER
NYTimes - about 35 years
The Philippine athlete who secretly married the daughter of President Ferdinand E. Marcos on Dec. 4 and disappeared on Dec. 29 was denounced by Mrs. Marcos today as an inveigling ''man of the world.'' The President's wife charged that 32-year-old Tommy Manotoc, an amateur golfer and professional basketball coach, had taken advantage of Imee
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Around the World; Filipino Athlete's Family Gets New Ransom Note
NYTimes - about 35 years
The family of a missing athlete, Tommy Manotoc, who secretly married the daughter of President Ferdinand E. Marcos, recei ved a note today urging them to comply with ransom demands. It was the second note they had received. The first, which arrived Saturday, was dismissed by the family as ''an obvious fake.'' The demands are for $2.5 million and
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MYSTERY OF THE MISSING FILIPINO ATHLETE TAKES ON A POLITICAL TINGE
NYTimes - about 35 years
The mystery over the disappearance of a prominent athlete after dining with a daughter of President Ferdinand E. Marcos went into a second week today, with the father of the missing man again accusing the Philippine leader of involvement. Ricardo Manotoc, a Manila realtor, said his 32-year-old son Tommy was ''possibly being held captive'' for
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AROUND THE WORLD; Marcos Denies 'Interest' In Missing Athlete
NYTimes - about 35 years
President Ferdinand E. Marcos denied tonight that he and his family had ''any interest whatsoever'' in the disappearance of a prominent Filipino athlete who is said to have secretly married Mr. Marcos's eldest daughter last month. In a statement five days after the reported disappearance of Tomas Manotoc, 32 years old, Mr. Marcos said he was
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Around the World; Philippine Police Search For Missing Athlete
NYTimes - about 35 years
The Philippine police reported today that they were intensifying their search for a prominent athlete said by his family to have secretly married a daughter of President Ferdinand E. Marcos in the United States. The family of Tommy Manotoc said it had received a ransom note purportedly written by Mr. Manotoc, a 32-year-old basketball coach who won
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