[UPDATED 11:01AM] WITH HER FANTASTIC performance from the preliminaries, Catriona Gray until the final round, Catriona Gray of the Philippines won the fourth crown for the Philippines — and all the world agrees she is the ultimate winner in this year’s edition of Miss Universe. Advertisements
PHUONG KHANH NGUYEN of Vietnam bested 89 other beauties from all over the world to be crowned Miss Earth 2018 at the recently-concluded competition held at the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines Saturday night, November 3. Miss Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco of the Philippines crowned the new Miss Earth. To represent her country to the pageant that aims to advance the welfare of the environment was Phuong Khanh Nguyen’s dream since she was 15, when she first watched the Miss Earth pageant held in Vietnam in 2010. Tonight, she hasn’t only represented her country well. She’s going back home wearing the Miss Earth 2018 crown. Fluent in both Vietnamese and English, the 23-year old marketing student hailed from Bến Tre, a coastal province located in the Mekong Delta. It is the Mekong Delta that she showcased in her eco video where she spoke about a project launched to protect the Mekong river and the people who depend on it for their survival. She was quoted by the media saying, “Our land has stood …
JULIANA PARIZCOVA SEGOVIA is the first ever Miss Q & A grand winner after a very emotions-filled final round on ABS-CBN — and the whole Filipino TV viewers may not know it, but they’re celebrating the Pride month with the rest of the world as It’s Showtime airs today the competition live from Resorts World Manila in Pasay City.
SPAIN MADE history today by crowning a trans woman as Miss Universe Spain 2018, the first trans woman to win in the history of a local pageant under the Miss Universe franchise. She is Angela Ponce.
REYNA MICHELLE RUHEN from the town of Aborlan was crowned Mutya ng Palawan 2018 a few minutes ago today, June 23 at Mendoza Park Ampitheater in Puerto Princesa.