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Laos' Payengxa Lor returns home after historic Miss Universe placement

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Miss Universe Laos 2022 Payengxa Lor returned home following her historic achievement during the recently held 71st Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The business management student received a warm welcome from her supporters and members of the press when she arrived back in her country on January 19. Her Top 16 placement marked the first time ever Laos entered the semifinals at the Miss Universe competition. Payengxa won the 5th edition of the Miss Universe Laos pageant at the Landmark Mekong Riverside Hotel in Vientiane last October 8 and earned her the opportunity to represent her country at Miss Universe 2022. The 21-year-old was the first Hmong to win the national title and also the first one to achieve Laos' highest placement at Miss Universe since its debut in 2017. Surprisingly, Laos was also the only Southeast Asian country to place in the Top 16 while heavy favorites from the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam missed out on the semifinal cut. V

Miss Earth Laos 2022 is Tato Jitana Khidaphone

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Appointed Miss Earth Laos 2022 Tato Jitana Khidaphone was officially crowned in a special ceremony held on Wednesday, October 12 at the Laotel Hotel & Resort in Vientiane. The 23-year-old model and environmental science graduate currently pursuing her master's degree at the National University of Laos will travel to the Philippines for Miss Earth 2022 final this November. Tato is the second woman to represent Laos in the environmental advocacy-driven international pageant which is based in the Philippines. She succeeds her country's debut representative last year, Roungfa Lattanasamay. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Earth (@missearth) Photos: Miss Earth Laos

Miss Universe Laos 2022 is Payengxa Lor

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Payengxa Lor was crowned Miss Universe Laos 2022 in a glittering competition held on Saturday, October 8 at the Grand Ballroom of Landmark Mekong Riverside Hotel in Vientiane. The 21-year-old business management student at the Lao-American College bested 19 other finalists to win the national title. She succeeds Tonkham Phonchanheuang and will now prepare to represent Laos at the 71st Miss Universe pageant in New Orleans, Louisiana, the USA this January. Phaimany Lathsabanthao and Lattana Munvilay were announced as the first and second runners-up, respectively, while Soudthida Bounluetai and Souphaphone Houngheuang completed the Top 5 finalists. The new Miss Universe Laos is also an English teacher and a co-founder of the Hmong Women Network, a platform for women empowerment. She volunteers to help the poor and in the future, she wants to build her own school to influence the young generation to believe in themselves and have a dream. This year's national competition themed "T

Miss Universe Laos 2022: Meet the Top 20 finalists

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The finalists of Miss Universe Laos 2022 were officially introduced to the media in an official press conference held on Sunday, September 25 at the Crowne Plaza Vientiane.  Twenty of the most beautiful Laotian women are vying for the national title and one of them will represent Laos at the 71st Miss Universe pageant this January in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The 5th Miss Universe Laos edition themed "The Change Is Now" will have its preliminary competition on October 6 while the final show is scheduled for October 8. Who will succeed last year's winner Tonkham Phonchanheuang and become her country's 6th representative at Miss Universe? Meet the Top 20 finalists: MUL 01 - Manichanh Sengduangchan MUL 02 - Koutkeo Latthasombath MUL 03 - Lattana Munvilay MUL 04 - Chanvipha Sounsiri MUL 05 - Namtan K. Nampanya MUL 06 - Kannika Syvanglard MUL 07 - Payengxa Lor MUL 08 - Phonevilai Vuechaimoua MUL 09 - Davanh Vongsinghalath MUL 10 - Muithida Karantry MUL 11 - Vilaivan Sen

Miss Grand Laos 2022 is Phoutsavanh Vongkhamxao

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Phoutsavanh Vongkhamxao bested 19 other contestants to be crowned Miss Grand Laos 2022 during the national competition held on Saturday, August 27 at the National Assembly Hall in Vientiane. The 25-year-old beauty is a graduate of Kent Institute Australia with a degree in accounting and business management. She is currently working as a finance officer in a bank in her country's capital. Soukanya Soulivong was named first runner-up while Jitta Thiphonephosy, Kittima Khanthaphengxay, and Jindavanh Senthavy were the second, third, and fourth runners-up, respectively. Last year's winner, Daomixay Dao Pachansithi, passed her crown on to her successor who will represent Laos at Miss Grand International 2022 in Indonesia this October. Photos: Miss Grand Laos