MANILA - A Filipino beauty queen was crowned Miss Asian International 2018 on Friday.
Gerina Chanel Ancheta, 17, bested 18 other candidates who vied for the pageant title in Bangkok, Thailand.
Ancheta, who hails from Pangasinan, was the youngest contestant in the pageant.
Aside from being crowned as the winner, Ancheta also won several minor awards such as Best in National Costume, Miss Smile, Missosology's Choice Award, and Upfront Model Agency choice.
-- with reports from Kori Quintos, ABS-CBN News