Miss ASEAN is a beauty contest for the Southeast Asian region which was first held in 1990 under the name Puteri ASEAN by the ASEAN Business and Advisory Council (ABIS).

Until now, the implementation of Miss ASEAN is still ongoing, but by various organizers, not by this contest organization since 2015.

The last Miss ASEAN is Melada Nantanurak of Thailand, crowned on December 30, 2014 at A-Star Phulare Valley, Chiang Rai, Thailand.

HISTORY

Miss ASEAN is a beauty contest for the Southeast Asian region which was first held in 1990 under the name Puteri ASEAN by the ASEAN Business and Advisory Council (ABIS).

The inaugural Miss ASEAN was held for the first time on December 17, 1990 at the Shangri-la Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At the end of the event, Marianne Anicoche from the Philippines was crowned as the first ever Miss ASEAN.

Miss ASEAN was held to select women who would become Economic, Political and Social Ambassadors for the Southeast Asia region. This contest was attended by all ASEAN member countries.

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The competition is open :

1. Graceful of female age 18-25 years old.

2. Nationality Base in 10 Asian countries from Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia and Brunai.

3. Status “Single”

4. Height over 165 cm.

5. No inlegal photo, nude photo or sexy photo.

6. Good health and good personality.

7. No contract ,No obligation with/or any organizations and commercials.

The candidates are evaluated according to several criteria :

– Swimsuit Parade

– Traditional Outfits Parade

– Evening Gown Parade

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MISS ASEAN

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TITLEHOLDERS

Year Titleholders Name Country
1990 Miss ASEAN 1990 Marianne A. ANICOCHE Philippines
1991 Miss ASEAN 1991 Indira SUDIRO Indonesia
2005 Miss ASEAN 2005 Jhezarie JAVIER Philippines
2012 Miss ASEAN 2012 Dieu HAN Vietnam
2013 Miss ASEAN 2013 Amanda LEONG Singapore
2014 Miss ASEAN 2014 Melada NANTANURAK Thailand