Vietnam’s Nguyễn Phương Khánh won the 18th edition of the Miss Earth pageant held on November 3, 2018 at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines. Karen Ibasco of the Philippines crowned Miss Vietnam as her successor. This year theme of Miss Earth was “Goddesses of the Earth”.
Miss Austria, Melanie Mader, took the title of Miss Earth Air 2018, Valeria Ayos from Colombia was awarded the title of Miss Earth Water 2018 while Mexico representative, Melissa Flores, settled with Miss Earth Fire 2018.
Misses Italy, Philippines, Venezuela and Portugal made it to the 8. Representative from Chile, Netherlands, Slovenia and South Africa were in the top 12. Ghana, Brazil, Montenegro, Nepal and Romania were the top 18 finalists.
The winning answer of Miss Earth 2018, Nguyễn Phương Khánh of Vietnam on being asked “Being a millennial, what is the most pressing issue of your generation?” was “The most pressure for our generation, my generation, is our ignorance. We have so many technology, and we just use them in social media and we just care for ourselves. We should spend our time to think and feel what’s happening with the earth right now and when small actions multiplied by million people can transform the world.”
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