July 22, 2018, 9:23 pm
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PH bets shine in China, Thailand tilts

CONGRATULATIONS to the Philippine team of Prowess Supremacy Productions Inc. for a successful campaign at the Asia Pacific Prince & Princess/Miss & Mister Teen International Pageant held in Bangkok, Thailand last July 6. 

Joshua Helito, a BSHRM graduate of La Salle College Antipolo and representing Quezon City, Philippines, won the coveted Teen Asia Pacific Prince title at the finals held in Bangkok, Thailand moments ago. Joshua won the highest title that was awarded for the first time this year.

Alysa Esponilla, who also represented Quezon City, Philippines, was second runner-up at the Miss Teen International 2018.

A new production and talent management outfit, Prowess Supremacy Productions Inc. is spearheaded by Joseph Stephen Santos together with Edwin Uy, Dave Ocampo, Jinky Garcia and Jas Baldoza.

Meanwhile, in Shanghai, China the following day (July 7), Bea Theresa Peralta Maynigo from Pangasinan, Philippines was first runner-up at the Miss Tourism Global 2018. 

The coveted title was won by Miss Romania Bianca Paduraru, with Misses Venezuela, Russia and Korea completing the top 5.

Two weeks before the finals, Bea was already a favorite, placing as first runner-up in the Angel of Silk Road subsidiary pageant that was won by Miss Russia with Miss Venezuela placing third.

Bea, a native of Calasiao, Pangasinan, is a multi-titled beauty queen and model; her current and previous titles were Miss Magic 2018, Pangasinan’s Top Model 2017 and Miss Baguio 2015.

She graduated with a degree in BSBA Marketing from Saint Louis University, Baguio City.


The 2nd Man of the World Pageant, organized and staged by Prime Events Productions Philippines Foundation Inc. (PEPPS) headed by Carlo Morris Galang, winds up the exciting international pageant with 27 of the world’s advocates of “Masculinity with Responsibility” vying for the coveted crown at the finale to be held tomorrow at Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan City.

During the past week and a half, the international delegates traveled to different towns and cities for various activities and competitions that awardee the winners medals Olympics-style to keep the spirit of camaraderie and sportsmanship among them. 

Their first stop at the Palestra Municipal Gym in Angono, Rizal saw host delegate Clint Karkliñs Peralta winning the gold for his Sinulog Festival-inspired national costume created by Patrick Isorena. The silver went to Mr. Indonesia while the bronze was won by Mr. Thailand.

In the talent competition at the same venue, Max Mehrafsha of Iran won the gold medal for his beat boxing skills. The silver went to Mr. Myanmar while the bronze was won by Mr. India. 

Interestingly, Mehrafsha is a graduating Dentistry student of Unciano College in Sta. Mesa, Manila who speaks Tagalog fluently.

At the casual and formal wear competitions held at Bulwagang Kanlahi Convention Center, San Vicente, Tarlac City, Cao Xuan Tai of Vietnam won the gold for casual wear, with Mr. Indonesia and Mr. Mongolia taking the silver and bronze, respectively. 

For formal wear, the gold went to Natapol Srisarn of Thailand, with Mr. Peru and Mr. Malta winning the silver and bronze, respectively.

At the swimwear and resort wear competitions held at Highland Bali Villas, Resort and Spa in Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija last Tuesday, Ondrej Valenta of the Czech Republic won the gold for Best in Resort Wear, with the delegates from Korea and Egypt taking home the silver and bronze, respectively.

The Best in Swimwear gold went to Mongolia’s Ergenetsogt Siilegma with the delegates from Vietnam and Cameroon settling for the silver and bronze, respectively.
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