Still unanswered questions about Miss Vietnam scandal The organizers of Miss Vietnam admitted to errors made but stood behind this year’s Miss Vietnam, Tran Thi Thuy Dung, Tuoi Tre reports. However, when asked about the scandal, Duong Xuan Nam, the head of the organizing team, did not provide reasonable answers. Nam said at the press conference on September 5 that the present Miss Vietnam did not violate the regulations. Even though the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism regulations specify that only high school graduates are allowed to take part in the contest, the Miss Vietnam 2008 website says high school students, such as Dung, are also acceptable. Nam added that the draft regulation on the website had been public for more than three months without any objections being raised and the organizing staff thought it was acceptable. He did allow that the staff erred in applying the new regulation without any permission from the higher official office. The press briefing upheld … [Read more...] about Still unanswered questions about Miss Vietnam scandal
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Judges of this year's Miss Vietnam pageant have pledged to ensure that the girl crowned winner on August 14 will demonstrate qualities becoming a national beauty icon. Following her victory, she will be put through a six-month Personality Development Program at the John Robert Powers Center. The US$6,500 course is offered by the network of schools that run executive and "personality enhancement" training classes. … [Read more...] about New journey for Miss Vietnam-to-be
Ngoc Trinh is crowned Miss Vietnam Continents The official poster of Miss Vietnam Continents, which was held on August 13, 2011 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in California, US Photo: missvnc.com Recently crowning Vietnam’s scandalous bikini model Ngoc Trinh as its winner, Miss Vietnam Continents, a beauty pageant for Vietnamese nationalities across the world held the first time in America this year, has raised strong criticism of its credibility. Organized by American-based MC Entertainment, with its director, Pham Minh Chanh, a comedian and head of the organization committee, the pageant attracted 35 contestants, including 3 models from Vietnam. Reportedly held to honor Vietnamese beauties from all continents, the competition somehow showcased most contestants from America who do not have to go through extensive country and regional selections like the established Miss Vietnam World, which crowned Ngo Phuong Lan, … [Read more...] about Miss Vietnam Continents a shallow show?