September 12, 2011. The 60th Miss Universe pageant was held at Sao Paulo, Brazil. Among 89 beauties, Miss Angola Ximena Navarrete won the crown. Miss Philippines Shamcey Supsup placed fourth, behind Miss Ukraine and Miss Brazil.
Question for Ms. Philippines: Would you change your religious beliefs to the person you love and why?
Shamcey Supsup: If I have to change my religious belief, I will not marry the person I love because the first person that I love is God and He created me. And I have my faith, my principles and it what makes me who I am. And if that person loves me, he should love my God.
Also on the Covers:
- Shariah court judge Nagamura Moner, who testified in a Senate inquiry on the 2004 poll fraud allegations. He tagged former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo, former CAA chairman Alfredo Cusi, and former DOJ Sec. Agnes Devanadera.
- Vice President Jejomar Binay, who admitted his plans to run for the Presidency
- Two roadside bombs exploded in Cotabato City; later, it was learned that DILG Sec. Jesse Robredo and candidates for ARMM officers-in-charge were in the city
Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.