House honors Janine TugononBy Karen Boncocan |INQUIRER.net
MANILA, Philippines— The House of Representative on Wednesday commended beauty queen Janine Tugonon for winning the first runner up in the Miss Universe pageant.
The lower chamber passed a resolution, introduced by Bacoor City lone district Representative Lani Mercado-Revilla, congratulating and commending Tugonon.
Lawmakers suspended session for a while to meet Tugonon after she received the congratulatory resolution.
Hailing from Bataan, the 23-year-old beauty queen snagged the first runner up title in the prestigious beauty pageant last year, earning the admiration of Filipinos around the world.