The Philippines’ bet Gwendoline Ruais finishes as first runner-up in the Miss World beauty pageant. Wow. Our beauty-pageant representatives are really getting better now. I’ve also seen footage of her answer to the final question – really liked it: I could feel the sincerity and I was impressed by how spontaneous it was. Miss Philippines is runner-up in Miss World in London – Entertainment – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News.