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Global Asian Model 2019

The first edition o Global Asian Model 2019 search took place at The Cove Theatre, Okada Manila, last November 21, 2019 The contest was presented by Frontrow Philippines and   The Official Results: Male Global Asian Model 2019 - Falco Sornnarin (Thailand)  Female Global Asian Model 2019 - Artittaya Promchart (Thailand)  1st Runners-Up: Male Category - Alexander Tomohiro  (Japan) Female Category - Ella Lubag (Philippines) 2nd Runners-Up: Male Category - Luke Pereira (Singapore) Female Category - Runa Matsui (Japan) 3rd Runners-Up: Male Category - Vince Marcelo (Philippines) Female Category - Anyssa Mendez (USA) 4th Runners-Up:  Male Category - Tran Quang Thang (Vietnam) Female Category - My Duyen (Vietnam) Artittaya Promchart and  Falco Sornnarin   Photos by Peter Pe, MD for Critical Beauty Philippines

CB Director Rafa Delfin Selects His Top 20 Pre-Arrival Favorites for Miss Universe 2019

  Watch CB Director Rafa Delfin's latest vlog where he reveals his Top 20 Pre-Arrival Favorites for Miss Universe 2019. Click the banner to go to the link.

Getting To Know Vartika Singh - Miss Universe India 2019

VARTIKA SINGH is India's representative to the Miss Universe 2019 pageant to be held in Atlanta, Georgia on December 8. Critical Beauty wishes this beautiful multi-faceted young woman the best of luck as she attempts to bring home India's third Miss Universe crown. 1. Why should you be Miss Universe? It's the fact that I've built who I am from the ground up, with hard work and an insatiable hunger to learn and evolve, that gives me an unshakable kind of rootedness. I've been working towards the betterment of public health for years now, and am deeply committed to the cause irrespective of pageantry. I've also been able to build a name for myself in the fashion industry in India very quickly, and have a significant amount of professional experience in the industry. The fact that I've been through various struggles, personal and professional, and been able to navigate them sensibly makes me want to connect with other women in the

Australia Wins Miss Scuba International 2019

Michaela Shuttleworth of Australia was crowned  Miss Scuba International 2019 on  November 16, 2019 at  Magellan Ballroom  Sutera Harbour Resort in  Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Her court includes  1st Runner Up Anavaliza Atmadja of Indonesia and  2nd Runner Up Flordeliz Mabao of the  Philippines.  The Special Awardees were: Miss Photogenic - Australia (Michaela Shuttleworth) Miss Marine Conservation - Benelux (Lisa Van Roozendaal) Miss Congeniality - Benelux (Lisa Van Roozendaal) Best in Talent - Hong Kong (Rouella Chan) Best in National Costume - Philippines (Flordeliz Mabao) Photos by Peter Pe, MD

CB Director Rafa Delfin Reacts To Miss International 2019 Finals

  Watch CB Director Rafa Delfin's latest vlog where he reacts to Miss International 2019 Finals. Click the banner to go to the link.

Thailand Wins Miss International 2019

 Screenshot from YouTube/Miss International Sireethorn Leearamwat of Thailand, a 25-year-old pharmacist, was crowned the new Miss International 2019 at Tokyo Dome in Japan, on Tuesday, November 12. Leearamwat's victory marks her country's first ever Miss International title.  She succeeded Mariem Velazco of Venezuela. Eighty-three countries were represented in this year's pageant which was streamed live via Facebook and YouTube starting at 4:00 P.M., Tokyo time. CREDIT: MISS INTERNATIONAL FACEBOOK Her court includes (in the above photo from left to right) 3rd runner-up Alejandra Vengoechea of Colombia, 1st runner-up Andrea Toscano of Mexico, 2nd runner-up Evelyn  Namatovu Karonde of Uganda, and 4th runner-up Harriotte Lane of United Kingdom. Rounding up the top 8 were Bea Patricia Magtanong of the Philippines,  Nguyễn Tường San of Vietnam,  and   Jolene Marie Rotinsulu of Indonesia. Completing the top 15 were  Melissa Jiménez of Venezuela, 

Philippines Wins Miss Tourism International 2019

Cyrille Payumo from the Philippines was crowned Miss Tourism International 2019 on November 8 at the Grand Ballroom of Sunway Resorts Hotel & Spa in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Payumo's victory marks her country's fifth Miss Tourism International crown (2000, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2019). She was crowned by outgoing queen, Astari Verdidean i from Indonesia. Payumo also won the Best National Costume Award. Aside from Payumo, the other finalists that won their respective titles include: Miss Tourism Dream Girl of the Year International 2019:  Chan Sotima, Miss Tourism International Cambodia 2019 Miss Tourism Cosmopolitan International 2019:  Joanna Babynko, Miss Tourism International Poland 2019 Miss Tourism Global 2019:   Kateryna Kachashvili,  Miss Tourism International Ukraine 2019 Miss Tourism Queen of the Year 2019:  Gabriela Patricia Mandolang, Miss Tourism International Indonesia 2019 Special Award - Miss South East Asian Tourism Amb

Iranian Beauty Queen Granted Refugee Status In The Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 8)—  The Philippines has granted refugee status to Iranian beauty queen Bahareh Zare Bahari, who was  seeking asylum  in the country after being detained at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport for about three weeks now. The Justice Department, in a document dated November 6 and released Friday, granted Bahari the status under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol. Bahari, the Iranian representative in the Miss Intercontinental 2018 pageant held in Manila, has been in the custody of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) due to assault and battery charges in her home country. The BI initially barred the pageant contestant from entering the Philippines when she arrived from Dubai in October due to an Interpol red notice issued against her related to her case. According to the United Nations , a refugee is a person “who is unable or unwilling to return to their country of origin owing to a well-foun

CB Director Rafa Delfin: 4 Things I Like About Miss International

  Watch CB Director Rafa Delfin's latest vlog where he reveals 4 things he likes about Miss International. Click the banner to go to the link.

Atlanta To Host Miss Universe 2019 Pageant

AP Tyler Perry’s new Atlanta studio will be home to the 2019 Miss Universe competition. The three-hour-event, hosted by Steve Harvey for the fifth consecutive year, will air live from Tyler Perry Studios on Sunday, December 8 at 7 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Fox. Additionally, the event again will be simulcast live in Spanish exclusively on Telemundo. “The Miss Universe telecast is distributed to more than 170 countries,” said Paula M. Shugart, president of The Miss Universe Organization. “We have always been proud to give a global platform to diverse, ambitious and strong young women – our leaders of tomorrow.” Women representing more than 90 countries will compete in multiple categories, including personal statement, swimsuit, evening gown and interview, culminating with the reigning Miss Universe, Catriona Gray from the Philippines, crowning her successor. Perry opened his 330-acre 12-stage facility on the former Fort McPherson Army Base earlier this month. The write

CB Director Rafa Delfin Reacts To Miss Earth 2019 FInals

  Watch CB Director Rafa Delfin's latest vlog where he reacts to the Miss Earth 2019 finals. Click the banner to go to the link.