MANILA – Among the 30 beauties who competed for the crown, Laguna’s Leren Mae Bautista won the grand title of Mutya ng Pilipinas-Asia Pacific International.
Conversely, Qatar’s Janela Joy Cuaton was given the title Mutya ng Pilipinas-Tourism International and Australia’s Nina Josie Robertson was given the title Mutya ng Pilpinas-Overseas Communities.
Homegrown candidates Julee Ann Marie Bourgoin and Brenna Cassandra Gamboa won as the first and second runners-up, respectively.
Aside from the crown, Bautista also took home P150,000, a Hoseki royal brooch, a Viva Communications two-year contract, SkyJet Airlines unlimited flights for a year, plus numerous other products and services from Inglot Philippines, Robinsons Malls, Mags Clothing, Lee Cooper Jean, Zanea Shoes and Hana Shampoo.
The coronation night was held last Sunday at the Newport Theater in Resorts World Manila and was hosted by Ruffa, Richard and Raymond Gutierrez.