PASAY CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – For the first time in its pageant history, Miss Earth 2017 will have an all-Filipino panel of judges.
The event will be the 17th edition of Miss Earth pageant, scheduled on 4 November 2017 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines. Katherine Espín of Ecuador will crown her successor.
Xander Ford will chair the board of judges. Members include ex-President NoyNoy Aquino, Pinoy Ako Blog’s Jover Laurio, Rappler’s Maria Ressa, Tweeter Raissa Robles, Blogger Cynthia Patag, Talk Show host Winnie Monsod, TV Patrol Reporter Doris Bigornia and Senator Franklin Drilon.
Karen Ibasco will represent the Philippines.