The winner of the competition was 20-year-old Tawan Kedkong, who represented Thailand. Among the prizes were a Subaru XV, a position as the face of TRESemmé, a cover and fashion spread in Harper’s Bazaar Singapore and a modeling contract with Storm Model Management in London. Kedkong is the second winner of the show from Thailand, the first being Jessica Amornkuldilok, who won cycle 1. Thailand is the only country to have won the title twice since the series began in 2012.
The cycle featured 14 contestants, three from Philippines, two from Indonesia and Thailand, and one each from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore, South Korea and Vietnam. South Korea marked its return after last cycle’s absency, while Mongolia and Myanmar made their first ever appearance. China, India, Japan, Nepal and Taiwan were unrepresented.