No quiet dinner for Miss World’s 1st day back in PH


MANILA, Philippines—From the moment she stepped out of the plane Thursday afternoon until the welcome dinner ended, Miss World Megan Young was continually smiling for the people around her and the  reporters. Organizers had to beg the media men to let go of her to give her time to rest.

Young had to deal with back-to-back interviews after she arrived from London. She then graced the NBA Global game at the Mall of Asia Arena.

By 9 p.m., Miss World Philippines chair Cory Quirino was already pleading with the media to let Young rest.

At the welcome dinner with sponsors, however, the beauty queen had only time for a quick dinner and catching up with family and friends from the entertainment industry.

She was then whisked away by the organizers for her much-needed rest.

Present during the party, held at Solaire Resort & Casino, were Young’s family, including sister Lauren, also a show-biz personality, who sat next to fellow actress Maxene Magalona.

Also spotted were political figures like former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos and former Ilocos Sur governor Chavit Singson.

On Friday, Young will make a courtesy call on President Aquino, followed by an afternoon motorcade from Makati City to the Mall of Asia in Pasay City. On Saturday she will be in her hometown, Olongapo. Sunday will be devoted to television guestings.

On Monday she will visit charity patients of the Philippine General Hospital before heading to the House of Representatives and Senate to receive a Congressional commendation for being the first Filipino Miss World.

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  • james diin

    She won the Miss World title. She’s Miss Universe material too.

  • iriga1_city1_boy1

    Holy Maserati! What in the world are those two(Marcos and Singson) doing in that gathering?Susmaryusep! Mahiya naman po kayo.Hindi diyan ninyu mahahanap yung mga nalalabing sapatos.At tapos na yung Luneta hostage. As a citizen,I resent their presence.

    • dontblockme

      kaw naman.. baka friends lang sila ni cory quirino..

      • iriga1_city1_boy1

        To dontblockme,
        Pare,Baka nga “friends”!!
        But, wala na bang ibang friends si Ms.Cory Quirino para sa ukasyun na iyan?


      Sinira nina imelda at singson yong

      • iriga1_city1_boy1

        To FORTHE GOOD,
        Talagang sinira,Pare.

  • Si Lito Ako

    Bogli si Singson……he is pushing his luck …..

  • jojo webmail

    americans represent philippines in internaltional basketball tournaments.

    foreigners represent philippines in football tournaments.

    now, american represent philippines in beauty contests.

    ano ba yan, lokohan na ito.

    • mark pogi

      Not really a full-blooded American. isip-isip lang pag may time.

  • Rj Nieto

    Megan, ingat ka kay Chavit!

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