Suansane made headlines upon her arrival in Manila, wearing a stylized barong and bringing the most number of suitcases.
Other candidates in the Top 9 are Miss USA Deshauna Barber, Miss France Iris Mittenaere, Miss Mexico Kristal Silva, Miss Kenya, Mary Esther Were, Miss Colombia Andrea Tovar, Miss Canada Siera Bearchell, and Miss Haiti Raquel Pélissier
Fans can still vote real-time during each round—swimsuit, evening gown, final question, and final look—to help their favorite contestant advance in the competition.
Voting is open at the Miss U application, vote.missuniverse.com, Vodi app, or by using the hashtag #MissUniverse and a contestant’s hashtag on Twitter. IDL