- Anna Sueangam-iam, a 23-year-old woman known as “Miss Garbage” due to her being the daughter of former garbage collectors, was crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2022 on Saturday night.
- As this year's Miss Universe Thailand, Sueangam-iam received the new "Power of Resilience" crown by renowned jeweler Mouawad and several prizes including 1 million baht (approximately $27,663), a condominium and a new car.
- Born in Bangkok, she reportedly played with toys her parents found in the trash while working for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration.
A woman dubbed “Miss Garbage” for being the daughter of former garbage collectors is set to represent Thailand in the Miss Universe 2022 pageant.
Anna Sueangam-iam, 23, was crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2022 on Saturday night, besting 28 other women vying for the title.
‘Don’t insult Japan!’: Miss Universe 2021 Japan’s national costume is all wrong according to netizens
The national costume worn by Japan’s candidate in the 70th Miss Universe pageant has sparked criticism on Japanese social media.
“Cool Japan” take: During the pageant’s National Costume Show on Dec. 10, Japanese contestant Juri Watanabe wore highly stylized attire that social media users in Japan have taken issue with, reported SoraNews24.
On Dec. 12, Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned Miss Universe 2021. When host Steve Harvey asked the contestant to “meow,” he missed out on an opportunity to ask about her many professional accomplishments and volunteering experiences.
A new Miss Universe: The 21-year-old model and actor, who hails from Chandigarh, India, is the first winner from India in 21 years.
Harnaaz Sandhu of India has been crowned Miss Universe 2021.
The 70th Miss Universe: Sandhu became the first Indian woman in 21 years to win Miss Universe.
Beatrice Luigi Gomez is set to become the first openly queer candidate to represent the Philippines at the 2021 Miss Universe pageant in December.
Capturing the crown: Gomez, who identifies as bisexual, was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2021 on Thursday, Sept. 30, Rappler reported.
Miss Myanmar 2020 Thuzar Wint Lwin is unable to return to her country after reportedly earning the ire of the military junta that replaced her government.
Fearless Empress: Thuzar, 22, publicly spoke against the unrest in Myanmar, which began in February when the military seized control of the country, undoing a democratic election in which Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party won by a landslide.
Miss Singapore and Miss Myanmar highlighted important social issues during the national costume segment of the 69th Miss Universe competition.
Racial hate: Miss Singapore candidate Bernadette Belle Ong wore the red and white colors of the Singaporean flag in a cape with the message “Stop Asian Hate” printed on the back during the show on Thursday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Florida.
A finalist at this year’s Miss Universe Nepal is making history whether or not she takes home the crown on Wednesday night.
Ðo Thi Hà, a 19-year-old farmer’s daughter from the countryside, recently outshone 34 other candidates to become Miss Vietnam 2020.
The 5-foot-8-inch beauty from Thanh Hoa, a north-central province was crowned with the title on Friday night, Tuoi Tre News reported.
A 20-year-old candidate in the upcoming Miss Universe Philippines pageant has become an early favorite among social media users.
Steve Harvey almost made another blunder while announcing the winner of the National Costume segment of this year’s Miss Universe beauty pageant.
The 62-year-old “Family Feud” host excitingly announced the winner of the National Costume category on Sunday while standing next to Miss Malaysia, Shweta Sekhon, Complex reported.